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How Hot Is Too Hot For Outdoor Play

Summer is officially upon us and the temps are rising.  Most kids just don’t care how hot, cold or rainy it is outside and after a few days stuck inside with them fighting and bickering, you probably won’t care either. In fact, you might even pull a trick that my Mom used to pull on ... Read More

Fun Indoor Activities To Beat the Summer Heat

When the temps start to rise sometimes we have to take a break from outdoor play to cool off a bit, but that doesn’t mean the kiddos have to be bored, there are still lots of things you can do to keep them moving and creating. Here are some ideas to beat the summer heat ... Read More

25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham

We know that summer bucket lists look a lot different this year as we continue to work on social distancing, but there are still plenty of things to do, here are our ideas for you! 25 Things To Do With Kids In Birmingham Where to See Animals: Birmingham Zoo Oak Mountain Petting Zoo Alabama Safari ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo to Reduce Daily Operating Hours

The Birmingham Zoo will be reducing daily operating hours from seven days a week to five days a week. Beginning July 13, the Zoo will close on Mondays and Tuesdays until further notice. Guests and Members can visit the Zoo from Wednesday through Sunday during the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Zoo ... Read More

Social Distancing Fun at Central Alabama Paintball Park

Hello! Have you ever tried paintball before? I used to be scared to try it, because I thought it would hurt to be hit but my parents found the perfect solution by choosing a low-impact paintball arena. If you are looking for paintball, rather than pain-ball, Central Alabama Paintball Park (CAPP) is the place to ... Read More

Red, White, and Blue Snack Cups for the 4th of July

If you’re looking for a fun little craft to do with the tiny human this 4th of July, try these cute (and functional) snack cups. If you’re headed out to watch the fireworks, these will be great for everyone to have their own personal snack of choice. They’re super simple to make and you might ... Read More

Independence Day at Desoto Caverns

Celebrate the 4th of July at Desoto Caverns! The Independence Day celebration on July 4, 2020 will feature live entertainment throughout the day including shows by an internationally acclaimed professional fire dancer, giant bubble shows, Streetmosphere Shows, Craft Artisan Demonstrations, and more! You will also be able to enjoy  daily tours of the Majestic Caverns ... Read More

Fireworks Safety from Children’s of Alabama

We all love fireworks, kids and adults a like, and they’re certainly synonymous with the 4th of July holiday. With some communities across the country canceling their professional displays this year because of social distancing concerns, there could be an increase in the personal use of fireworks, along with a potential for increased injuries. The ... Read More

Alabama Sunflower Field

Sunflowers = Happiness and if you want some happy in your life, you’re going to want to check out this Sunflower Field in Autaugaville, Ala. Located at 3301 Hwy 14 West, Autaugaville, AL 36003 the field will be opening Wednesday July 1st, from daylight until dark. There is no charge to enter the field and ... Read More

Independence Day Celebrations Happening at OWA

Independence Day is nearly here, and OWA has just what you need to celebrate with the entire family. This year, OWA is hosting not one, but two identical firework shows for guests to enjoy. A second show was added this year to encourage responsible social distancing and accommodate enhanced health & safety protocols during this ... Read More