Take me out to the ball game! The Barons Season is in full swing and there will be a special celebration this Saturday to help kick it off! Lots of storytimes, Member Monday at the McWane Science Center, Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo and don’t forget to get your tickets to see Thomas at ... Read More

I don’t know about you but stuffed animals and my kids go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly, Peas and Carrots, Milk and Cookies, like Lucy and Ethel.. Anyway, you get the idea. My kids LOVE some stuffed animals and for some reason, even when I say no more, I don’t really mean it… I ... Read More

Do you and your kids have Summer Break-itis? It’s a common problem around this time of year: the sun is shining, flowers are blooming, pollen is coating your car and lungs. Here in Alabama, spring very quickly gives way to summer and temps will be in the triple digits before we know it! You’ve got ... Read More

If you’re thinking about starting a family or anticipating the arrival of a new baby, join St. Vincent’s Monogram Maternity for From Maybe to Baby. This free event brings pregnancy healthcare experts including an OB, pediatrician, labor and delivery nurse, lactation specialist and others together in one convenient location, just for you. You can expect an evening dedicated ... Read More

  Acting Out! Preforming Arts Academy Summer Movie Camp Acting Out Summer Film Academy Ages: 8 and up July 18th – July 22nd 9:30am – 4pm -Acting Out will be bringing in the top industry professionals, including on-set coach for WB Lisina Stoneburner of the Actor’s Studio; Rob Pralgo; actor James Black; agent Joy Pervis; ... Read More

Another option for Taco Tuesday! Oh! And did we mention.. It’s a crockpot recipe? What you’ll need: 2 lb boneless chicken 1 packet taco seasoning 1 packet Ranch dressing mix 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth taco shells/tortillas/tostadas cheese lettuce tomato What you’ll do: Place chicken in slow cooker. Sprinkle with taco seasoning and Ranch ... Read More

Whew! Spring break 2016 is in the books and we survived!! If you don’t need much time to recover before filling up your calendar with local fun, then check out what’s happening around the Magic City this week! It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday April 3rd: Eensy Weensy Ice Cream Social ... Read More

In case you haven’t checked the calendar, today is April Fools’ Day. If you’re looking for a fun prank to play on your kids, here are a few ideas! Minty Oreos – Replace the cream from some Oreos with white toothpaste. Mine still talk about this 2 years later! No Suds Here – Coat a ... Read More

Spring Break doesn’t always mean traveling and if you’re planning on taking a Staycation right here in Birmingham, see if you can work your way through this list of local activities.   1. Birmingham Zoo Saturday, March 26- Sunday, April 3 There is no better place to spend your Spring Break than the Birmingham Zoo! Seasonal ... Read More

Spring break is getting close, here are a few events to keep you busy while you wait! Have a Happy Easter! It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday March 20th: American Girl Girls Just Like Me: Rainforest Adventure with Lea Clark – Birmingham Botanical Gardens Travel to the Amazon Rainforest and discover ... Read More