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The LEGO Americana Roadshow

January 28 – February 12:  Head out to the Riverchase Galleria to see the Americana Roadshow! The Americana Roadshow is a traveling display of large scale LEGO models replicating some of our nation’s most well known landmarks. Your whole family will be entertained with stunning visuals and fun facts in a one-of-a-kind tour of America’s ... Read More

Out of the Box Valentine Ideas

Valentines Day will be here before you know it.. Get ahead of the game with one of these Out of the Box ideas! Lips and Mustaches: This might be my favorite for this year! Use red craft foam for lips, black craft foam for the Mustache. Use a template or free hand lips and mustaches ... Read More

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Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Spring 2017

It’s Consignment Time in Birmingham! Time to put that wire hanger stash to good use.. Receiving has kicked off or 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

Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet?

A question all parents are familiar with,” Are We There Yet,” is the theme for the McWane Science Center’s annual fund raising event, Beaker Bash! Mark your calendars for this family-friendly event! On February 4, 2017, McWane will present Beaker Bash: Are We There Yet? Come journey through McWane Science Center to creatively explore the ... Read More

Understanding Fairness

Over your parenting career, you will hear the phrase “that’s not fair!!” multiple times a day. Starting the day your child talks and ending the day you stop being a parent. Which is never. Depending on your child’s age, there are different ways to teach them to understand fairness. Older kids can grasp the concept ... Read More

Going Places Takes Off at McWane Science Center

We’re so excited about newest traveling exhibit, at the McWane Science Center. Going Places, opened Wednesday, January 11.  Created by the renowned Scitech in Perth, Australia, Going Places is an interactive science exhibition that explores the technology humans have developed for travel. If you have ever wanted to pilot an airship, ride on a hovercraft, ... Read More

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