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Ringling Brothers Circus Goes Out Of This World

Holy Acrobats on Ice, Circus Goers! The Ringling Brothers circus will be rolling into town soon and their new show is nothing but, well.. Out of this World! Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun! BirminghamMommy had the pleasure of seeing this show in Chicago back before Thanksgiving and I ... Read More

Ringling Bros Out of this World Reading Challenge

Kids, are you interested in reading some cool library books? Are you interested in earning a circus ticket at the same time? Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and the library will be hosting some serious fun with Out of This World @ Birmingham Public Library! The reading challenge is easy and fun for kids ... Read More

BrickFair LEGO Expo

LEGO models, displays and winding trains sprawled out over 58,000 square feet. BrickFair brings together adult fans of LEGO from across the USA (and Canada, and a few other countries) to show off their projects, great and small, and to share their passion for LEGO – the most awesome toy – ever. LEGO fan festivals like BrickFair are great fun for the whole ... Read More

How to Handle After School Meltdowns

Hell hath no fury like a kid fresh home from school. Your eight and nine year old can quickly adopt the rationale of a two and three year old. For some reason, the frustrations they have pent up throughout the day suddenly erupt when they get home. For you parents caught in the middle of ... Read More

Drinks and Droids at McWane

Star Wars fun for the Moms and Dads! Go rogue and join McWane on the dark side for an adult night of drinks and droids! Grab some grub at the admiral snack bar, enjoy cocktails at the cantina, and meet Star Wars characters under the Death Star before entering a galaxy far, far away for ... Read More

Where to Recycle Your Christmas Trees

If you’re wasting no time putting your house back together after all of the Christmas Celebrations and you’re looking for a place to recycle your Christmas Tree, here’s a list of places around Birmingham where you can drop them off.. Make sure you get all of the ornaments and lights off before you go! Birmingham/Mountain ... Read More

Star Wars Sleepover at McWane

The force is strong at this galactic sleepover! Come dressed as your favorite Jedi knight and jump into hyperspace as you head to a galaxy far, far, away! Dinner will be served on the dark side before heading off to Jedi training where you will discover the science of Star Wars and explore the forces ... Read More

Bad Santa Photo Finalists 2016

Thank you all for entering our Bad Santa Photo Contest! We had another overwhelming response and had some really great photos submitted. Narrowing it down has been no easy task, and you made us laugh daily with your submissions. Here are our finalists – Winner will receive a mini-session.($200 value,) with local photographer, Hillary Gamble ... Read More

Are Traditions Really Important for Kids?

Rituals are powerful. Just the thought of bedtime and sitting down alone with a diet coke at night gets me through the day. But all joking aside, rituals and traditions are important for your kids. Child psychologists say that children whose families have rituals have higher academic success, happiness, and emotional well-being for the whole family. ... Read More

Monster Jam Triple Threat

Monster Jam ® Triple Threat Series™ is a points-based format that showcases the best lineup of MonsterJam vehicles that deliver what fans want to see most…more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more action! This series tests the versatility of the athletes as they go head-to- head in seven different competitions driving ... Read More