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Let’s face it, packing a lunch for your kids every. single. day. Can get old really fast. For them and for you. Sure, we start the year out all energized. We walk the aisles of the grocery store picking out all the healthy things, and thinking how you’re going to rock some lunch kabobs with ... Read More

It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Sunday August 9th: Zoo Fun Days – Birmingham Zoo Visit the Zoo during Zoo Fun Days to take advantage of discounted $5 admission to help celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th Anniversary year! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, ... Read More

By: Marie Hickman If you’re looking for back-to-school deals, or even early Christmas presents, take advantage of the state’s tenth annual State Sales Tax Holiday August 7-9. Started in 1997 as a way to help families with the high cost of clothes and school supplies, it has swept the nation, with 17 states participating this ... Read More

Time for the school bell to ring! Here are a few tips for making it a smooth transition: 1. Start going to bed on time and getting up at school time NOW. Get your kids used to the new rhythm that will be expected of them. 2. Designate a spot (night stand maybe?) for their ... Read More

It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Summer is winding down and many local programs are taking a break from their normal activities.. We still managed to round up a calender full of fun for this week, so see what you might be able to squeeze in between that back to school shopping ... Read More

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists, Fall 2015

It’s every Birmingham Mom’s Favorite Season! It’s Consignment Time! Time to put that wire hanger stash to good use.. Receiving kicks off very soon for many of these sales, so make sure to follow on through to the actual sale site to get all of the information you might need if you’re planning to sell! ... Read More

By Kristen Berthiaume: Little kids learn from an early age how to interpret the word “brave” – it means trying something (a big slide, swimming  in the deep end, broccoli) even if they’re afraid to do it. We think of “brave” people as those who risk their lives fighting fires, going to war, and arresting ... Read More

It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! It’s going to be a busy week in Birmingham, which is the perfect opportunity to pack in as much fun as possible before school starts back! It’s your last week to catch Mary Poppins presented by the Red Mountain Theatre Company, the Barons have a home ... Read More

With the weather being super hot these days, I’ve been looking for ways to keep the kiddos cool and busy, but not at home where they tend to fight constantly about every. single. thing. I’d heard about the new indoor play place, Let’s Play Birmingham, which opened just about 2 weeks ago, and thought it ... Read More

Make plans to visit the Birmingham Zoo this weekend and next during Zoo Fun Days! Take advantage of discounted $5 admission to help celebrate the Birmingham Zoo’s 60th Anniversary year! Guests will have the opportunity to get up-close with the elephants at the Boma Encounter, experience Predator Zone, enjoy a Red Diamond Sea Lion Splash Show ... Read More