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Birmingham Summer Camps 2017

Summer Camps are a great way to keep kids busy during the break and to mix things up and give them the chance to try something new. The great thing about this list is that you are sure to find a camp that matches your child’s personality and interests. Being around other kids during the ... Read More

Reacting vs. Responding

Have you ever really taken the time to think about how you address your kids? Do you react or respond? Do you know the difference? Knowing the difference is crucial to improving your communication experience with your children. Reacting is what we do when we just want to get our kids away from us. I ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: The Local Taco

OPEN: Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm – Friday-Saturday 11am-10pm GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes. Kids Menu Runs $5 per DATE NIGHT: Yes. Great for starter drinks on the patio or drinks and dinner. PRICES: Appetizers up to $9.00.. Tacos starting at $3.25. Combos/Plates/Bowls $10-$13 PARKING: Plenty of parking, harder to find during peek meal times. ADDRESS: 920 Lane Parke ... Read More

Get your Garden Started with these Easy Tips

I’ll admit, gardening is something that intimidates me, but something I still find myself wanting to do every spring.. The weather has been perfect, the kids love digging in the dirt, so grab a shovel and follow some of these simple guidelines to get your garden started and you’ll have some yummy Summer Vegetables before ... Read More

Alabama UPick Farms

Alabama U-Pick Farms and Orchards

We all love Fresh Fruits and Veggies, and it doesn’t get more fresh than picking your own! Here in Alabama, we have a wonderful moderate Spring season that you should enjoy to the fullest!  Get the kids and get out!  A fun and unique activity is to go to a you-pick-your-own farm.  You get fresh ... Read More

Spring Fever at McWane Science Center

Head to McWane Science Center for Spring Fever March 1st-April 15th! Symptoms include: science, wonder and fun! There is so much going on at McWane during Spring Fever! Join them for special deals and awesome educational programming. Each Monday, enjoy $10 combo tickets! Be on the lookout for special discount days and free prizes on social ... Read More

Birmingham Area Easter Egg Hunts

Birmingham Area Easter Egg hunts are kicking off soon! Grab your baskets and make a plan to attend your favorite hunt! Lots to choose from in and around the Birmingham Area! Easter Egg Hunts in Birmingham 119/280 Area Meadowbrook Baptist April 7th, 8-9:30pm Preteen Egg-streme Hunt – Lower Parking Lot April 8th, 9-11am Easter Egg ... Read More

Homemade Bubbles

How to Make Homemade Bubbles

Longer days and warmer weather have arrived and that means kicking the tiny humans outside and locking the door… Ok, maybe not locking the door, per se,  but strongly encouraging them to play outside rather than destroying your freshly cleaned house 5 minutes after you put the broom away. My kids go through chalk and ... Read More

Festival of Tulips at American Village

One of my favorite things about Spring is the beautiful flowers.. and Tulips are one of my favorite! Did you know that American Village in Montevallo has over 70,000 tulips just waiting to be picked? Festival of Tulips at American Village: Imagine strolling through over 70,000 blooming tulips with replicas of some of America’s most ... Read More

Happy Rocks Rock Birmingham

Have you seen any Happy Rocks around Birmingham? What started as an adventure in arts and crafts has turned into somewhat of a hobby, and the folks over at Happy Rocks Birmingham would love for it to spread. We could all use a little extra happiness in our lives, so why not start something positive? ... Read More