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Craft: Leaf Sun Catcher

Don’t you just love the colors of fall? We love watching the colors change as we get further into the season. We start mapping out our drive to go looking at the pretty trees. Here’s a fun craft you can do while taking advantage of those Fun Fall Colors! What you need: -Scissors -Contact Paper ... Read More

Recipe: Caramel Popcorn

Something about this time of year just makes us crave caramel popcorn. Maybe it’s the pumpkin patches and the fall festivals and their funnel cakes and candied applies.. Well now you don’t have to venture out for this fall favorite, you can try this easy recipe at home (all year long,)  and my kids loved ... Read More

The Friday Five: Tops Picks for Weekend Fun Sept 22nd – Sept 24th

So many options for fun in the ‘Ham this weekend, we’re getting into festival season and this weekend is a great preview with the Greek Festival and Homestead Hollow!! World Rhino Day at the Birmingham Zoo Enjoy special keeper chats at 10:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm as well as learning stations throughout Trails of Africa and ... Read More

General Safety and Car Seat Installation Tips

By: Allana Pinkerton, Certified CPST and Global Safety Advocate for diono Did you know every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash? As September 17th kicks off Child Passenger Safety Week and September 23rd marks National Seat Check Saturday we wanted to share some tips on car seat ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Rocks

The rock craze is still going strong.. From Happy Rocks, to Disney on Ice Rocks to the Birmingham Zoo getting in on the action with Birmingham Zoo Rocks! Get out the paints and mark your calendars for this fun event at the Zoo! You’re invited to join in the fun for Birmingham Zoo Rocks on ... Read More

13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

Gather your little ghosts and goblins, make up a batch of Witchy Popcorn and settle in for some scary movie fun with Freeforms 13 Nights of Halloween kicking off in just over a month! Thursday, October 19 7am/6c Last Man Standing 7:30am/6:30c Spooky Buddies 11am/10c The Middle 11:30am/10:30c The Middle 12pm/11c The Twilight Saga: Breaking ... Read More

Alabama Fair at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

The Alabama Fair opens in less than 2 weeks! Attractions this year will include: Royal Hanneford Circus, Pig Races, Thrill Shows, Petting zoo and more with Live music by: Jack Russell’s Great White, Bellamy Brothers, Montey De Durango and others! Admission: Adults (13-59) : $10 Youth (5-12) : $5 Senior (60+) : $5 Military (With ID) : $5 Ride ... Read More

Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart Discount Code!

Thank you ALL for participating in the Disney on Ice Rocks Birmingham promotion.  Congratulations to all of our winners! For those of you that didn’t win, here is an offer for you on tickets to the show. Save $5 off select seats and performances! Coming  September 22-24, 2017 to the Legacy Arena at BJCC Use ... Read More

Coping with Cliques at School

Every school as cliques, and unfortunately, every child will be introduced to them at some point. Cliques aren’t necessarily bad, but children who are both inside and outside of a clique can be effected negatively. Andrew Harper, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and ... Read More

The Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Sept 15th – Sept 17th

It’s weekend packed full of fun! Here are our top picks for getting out and about this weekend! St George Middle Eastern Food Festival Homemade Middle Eastern Food, live music and dance, the sights and sounds will be reminiscent of a Middle Eastern wedding! Proceeds will benefit local charities and maintenance of the church. Food ... Read More