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Candy and Calories: What’s That Candy Worth

Okay Mamas, fess up. Who is guilty of sneaking your kids hard earned Halloween candy after they have gone to bed?? It’s only fair to put a little tax on that candy after you have hiked all over God’s creation trick or treating, am I right?! But before you kick back with that handful of ... Read More


Me Time that starts with Healthy Skin

Moms get busy.. Like, really busy. Sometimes getting a night out or an afternoon off to pamper ourselves doesn’t fit into our busy schedules but our friend Ashley, with Rodan + Fields has a way to help you look a little less tired until you can get that much needed time to recharge.. Here’s what ... Read More


Parenting with a PhD: 5 (more) Signs your Child is Bullying

Last week we touched on the topic of knowing when or if your kid is bullying others. There are many red flags that your kid is bullying and you’ve probably heard many before: getting into physical fights; threatening or intimidating a sibling or playmate; having a poor relationship with parents and teachers; frequently pushing limits ... Read More

Kind is cool

Making Kindness Cool

My friends and I are starting a program called “Kind Is Cool”. We want to stop bullying around the world. We started this when we saw a brand at “Target.” We liked the idea, so we kept going with it. The shirts from the brand come with 2 neon yellow bracelets. Everybody who is helping ... Read More

Sick Child

A Parent’s Guide to Fevers

Mom’s dread no phrase like they dread, “it’s that time of year again!” As soon as you hear that phrase, like some kind of sick curse, your kid gets sick. Come to think of it- is there a time of year that isn’t THAT time of year? What’s your initial reaction when you realize your ... Read More


Best Halloween Flicks for All Ages

It’s almost Halloween party time!  Wanna know the best Halloween entertainment per age group? All parents don’t mind a little spooky, but too scary or otherwise inappropriate is a whole different story. Here are some top picks for Halloween flicks for pre-schoolers to pre-teens! Plus, great suggestions for Halloween Family Movie Night! Check it out ... Read More


Moss Rock Festival

On November 5 and 6, 2016 Hoover, Alabama will be a regional focus for art, design and environmental lovers everywhere with the return of the 9th Annual Moss Rock Festival. This highly anticipated one-of-a-kind outdoor eco-creative festival, which in 2012 welcomed 15,000 visitors to The Preserve in Hoover, will explore nature and Eco-Ideas in the ... Read More


Recipe: Halloween Boo Bark

We went to a cook-out over the weekend and thought it would be fun to take a Halloween themed candy with us. We whipped this up very easily and it was pretty tasty, the kiddos loved helping make it and eating it! What you’ll need: 12oz of Chocolate Chips (white, milk or dark, which ever ... Read More


BirminghamMommy Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Halloween is one of our favorite times of the year.. We love going all out when it comes to decorating and that includes our pumpkins.. We want to see how creative our readers are.. Whether you carve, paint, or wax your pumpkins with melted crayon, we want to see what you’ve done, so we’re hosting ... Read More


Coach Mommy: Club Volleyball

Tryouts for Club Volleyball will be starting soon, if you’re thinking about making the move or starting there, here are some pros and cons to consider: Pros: 1 coach to every 10 girls – an excellent training ratio and great attention for your daughter a. Some teams even have co-coaches – 1-5 ratio! Even better! ... Read More