Warm weather and Summer means more outdoor time for kids and families. Unfortunately it also means more bug bites. With the Zika Virus making the news lately it’s important to have good information about the virus, how it spreads and how you can minimize your risk for bites. According to the Centers for Disease Control ... Read More

It’s quite likely that you’ll have a house full of family and/or friends over to celebrate or cook out over the long Holiday weekend, if there are children on your guest list, whip up a few of these festive little snack cups. They’ll be a great party favor or something to take with you when ... Read More

Heads up, Harry Potter Fans! This Friday Night, Barnes and Noble Summit is the place to be to relive the Magic of Harry Potter, with special events. Waterplay at Homewood Library and if Ziplining in the dark is your thing, check out what’s happening at Red Mountain Park this weekend! It’s Not Our Fault if ... Read More

Moms always get the kudos, but Dads are pretty amazing too! Here are a few ways that Dads rock this whole parenting gig: 1. They don’t care if clothes match. We’ve all seen our child head out looking homeless or in their pajamas while under daddy’s watch. We may cringe, but it’s a good thing. ... Read More

The first thing that comes to mind when summer arrives is… Beach Trip. In fact weeks before school lets out, I’m plotting and scheming, figuring out how to maximize our summer by being at the beach as much as humanly possible.. Can you relate? We just recently returned from another wonderful family vacation at Sandestin ... Read More

They’re Back!! Superheros are taking over the McWane Science Center for an event that kids AND adults are gonna love!! 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. Wear your favorite ... Read More

It’s a PACKED calendar this week! Our Birmingham Barons are home again starting Wednesday. The Libraries are rockin’ with fun storytimes and special performances. It’s SUPERHERO SATURDAY again at McWane Science Center – a day you will enjoy as much as your kids! Don’t forget! Sunday is Father’s Day, make his day extra special! Have ... Read More

On average, 38 children die in hot cars each year from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside motor vehicles. Even the best of parents or caregivers can unknowingly leave a sleeping baby in a car; and the end result can be injury or even death. As the temperatures rise here in the deep south, so ... Read More

The Birmingham Barons are on a Home stretch this week, so it’s the perfect time to catch a game! Summer fun is in full swing at the local libraries with special performers and activities to keep kids of all ages busy while they work on their summer reading! Like LEGOS? Check out the FREE mini ... Read More

One of our favorite celebrations every summer!! Vulcan’s Birthday Bash! Make plans to attend the BIGGEST birthday bash in Birmingham! Vulcan may be the world’s largest cast iron statue, but he still needs help blowing out his birthday candles! There are activities for the whole family in celebration of the Big Guy’s 112th Birthday. Sponsored ... Read More