How Parenting Is Like the Olympics

How Parenting is like the Olympics

Just because parenting isn’t categorized as a “sport” doesn’t mean it doesn’t sometimes feel like it is. Whether you’re participating in what feels like a marathon of a day, reffing the wrestling matches that can break out over a LEGO or Goldfish, or you’re in the heat of a serious training session with your 2 ... Read More


Half Price Summer Fun Days – Birmingham Zoo!

If “Zoo” is on your summer fun list, here’s a great way to make that happen, while saving a few bucks! Visit the Zoo during Half-Price Summer Fun Days to take advantage of discounted half-price admission, half-price rides, discounted merchandise in the Gift Shop, and $1 hot dogs in the cafes! In addition, enjoy up ... Read More

Pinspired Recipe

Pinspired Recipe: Salsa Roll Ups

Pinterest strikes again! Salsa Roll ups that even the kids will gobble up.  It’s a quick and easy snack to make and take to your next playdate or gathering! 4 oz cream cheese softened 3 Tbsp. Your favorite Salsa 1/2 cup Mexican Style Cheese 1/4 tsp. chili powder 4 (6 inch) flour tortillas Mix it ... Read More


Creating Calm During the Witching Hour

It’s 4:15 pm.  There’s a certain anxious energy hanging in the air like smoke.  You know at any minute all hell is going to break loose because there’s something odd about that magic hour or so between 4:30 and 5:30.  I like to call it “The Witching Hour”, and it’s the time of day when ... Read More


Summer Fun at Ultrablast Laser Combat Center

It’s hard to believe we have less than a month left before school starts.. along with these last few weeks of freedom come some of the hottest weather we’ll see all summer and it’s nice to have a place to go when those temps creep up. Ulttrablast Laser Combat Center is a HUGE 9,000 sq. ... Read More

Disney on Ice

Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big!

Believing is just the beginning when dreamers from Birmingham witness the empowering tales of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies told through artistic skating and acrobatics in Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. Audiences are invited to join eight Disney Princesses – Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Tiana, Jasmine, Aurora and Snow White – as they embark ... Read More


Pack the Perfect Picnic

Summertime means lots of being outside, whether you’re packing a picnic lunch for a hike or road trip or just enjoying being outside in your own backyard, we have a few ideas to make your picnic perfect! If you have kids that don’t really like sandwiches or are just tired from eating them everyday at ... Read More

Knife, white plate and fork on red background

OPEN: Mon-Sun: 11:00 am – 9:00 pm GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Yes for quick dining. PARKING: Soho Deck ADDRESS: 1831 28th Ave S Homewood. (205) 739-2212 I don’t know about you, but pizza is a staple in our household, and one of our go-to places has become Your Pie in Homewood. When you ... Read More


It won’t be long until football is in the air for sports fans across Alabama, but for thousands of little girls they have another sport in mind… SOFTBALL. Stepping out on the field for their first time can be exciting, scary, and even overwhelming. As a mom it’s our job to get them prepared for ... Read More


Did you miss Superhero Saturday at McWane last month? Well, good news! The Superheroes are returning for another Saturday full of Superhero fun! McWane Science Center becomes the Hall of Justice and the Legion of Doom on this very special Saturday. Join us and meet some of your favorite superheroes like Batman, Ironman and Bumblebee. ... Read More