Holidays at McWane

Back for its 10th year in a row, the Magic of Model Trains returns to spread some holiday cheer and amaze guests. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this popular exhibit of train displays. Every set in the exhibit is designed to scale with the size of the trains. The meticulous detail of ... Read More

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at the Birmingham Race Course

Shardrack’s Christmas Wonderland is back at the Birmingham Race Course! There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than with miles of lights and Christmas music blaring in your car! See over 3.25 miles of custom made displays dance to the music played over the radio in your car in perfect synchronization! Also, ... Read More

Thankful Turkey Kid Craft

This is a really easy and fun craft to do with the kids this week as we start prepping for Thanksgiving. It did not require too many supplies and they were all available at my local dollar store. Supplies: Construction paper Googly eyes Feathers Glue Scissors Something to write with (we used crayons) We started ... Read More

The BIG McWane Discount is Back!

The BIG McWane Discount is back! We’re partnering up with the McWane Science Center for their Annual Membership Drive, and we’re offering Birmingham Moms some BIG Savings! We’re offering this AMAZING discount of $20 off any membership level to our readers, and it’s good for 1 week only!! November 12th – November 18th. It’s THE ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Nov. 10th – 12th

Check out all the fun to be had around the Magic City! Make sure to check out the 70th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade, this year with fireworks atop Red Mountain! Homestead Hollow Homestead Hollow 2017 festivals featuring fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time ... Read More

70th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade in Birmingham

Birmingham is home to the first Veterans Day Parade, and this year’s celebration will kick off on Friday with a memorial service honoring Raymond Weeks, who led our first parade here in the Magic City in 1947. The service begins at 4:30 p.m. at Linn Park, and Mayor William Bell will speak. The nation’s oldest ... Read More

Things to do with Left Over Halloween Candy

This Halloween was one for the records. I have never before seen so much candy that was not on a candy isle at the grocery store. My kids have been in sugar heaven for the past week and I finally decided that something had to be done before they became toothless. After some research I ... Read More

Lights Up at the Summit

Stop by and make a fun holiday craft with BirminghamMommy as we help the Summit Light Up for the Holidays, Friday, November 17th from 5pm – 8pm. Lights Up at The Summit is our annual kick-off to the holiday season! We’ll be sitting with friends and family listening to a live concert, watching the parade ... Read More

Giveaway! Sesame Street Live!

The all new Sesame Street Live! is headed to the Magic City and everyone is invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! Sesame Workshop features favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new sensory adventure live on stage. From ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Talking to your kids about Sexual Assault

All the recent talk about sexual assault has many parents wondering how to protect their kids from being victimized; however, just as important is raising children who respect boundaries, understand that no means no, and are willing to stand up for others when needed. One of the best ways to introduce kids to complex and ... Read More