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

We love a good road trip during the summer and if you haven’t been in a while or ever to Chattanooga Tennessee you’re missing out! Rated by visitors as the best aquarium in America for overall guest satisfaction the Tennessee Aquarium is a must for your Summer To-Do list and it’s just a quick drive ... Read More

If “road trip” is on your summer bucket list, check out all the fun that Stone Mountain Park has to offer. We love spending a day or two over in Atlanta each summer and always find ourselves back at Stone Mountain. Summer at the Rock includes adventure and excitement for every member of the family. ... Read More

June 30th– Wald Park Vestavia 35th Annual I Love America Day This 35th annual event will feature free swimming at the Wald Park Pool, children’s activities and inflatables sponsored by Vestavia Hills United Methodist Church, a Pops in the Parks concert by the Shades Mountain Baptist Church Orchestra, fun give-aways from sponsors, and the movie ... 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

Just in time for Summer Break, Carmike Cinemas at the Summit will be offering a lineup of Sensory Friendly Films. Aimed at families with children who find it difficult to endure a loud dark theater for the entirety of a movie. What does sensory friendly mean? The volume of the movies will be reduced, the ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Twisted Root Burger Company

OPEN: Lunch & Dinner. Monday – Thursday from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Yes! PRICES: $6.99-$10.99 entrees PARKING: Generally easy during the week. Can be tough during peak hours on weekends. ADDRESS: 2501 Rocky Ridge Road in Vestavia. 205-874-9293 I’m hesitant ... Read More

Birmingham Area Free and Discounted Summer Movies A Summer time favorite is back! Free and discounted movies around Birmingham! It’s a great inexpensive treat the whole family can enjoy and it’s a great way to beat the summer heat! We hope you enjoy this activity as much as we do! The Deal: Amstar Cinemas – ... Read More

Enjoy a fun Summer ZooFari Camp at the Birmingham Zoo! Summer ZooFari Camp is available for 4K through 8th grade students. Space is limited, and camps fill up quickly. Please register in advance to guarantee your child a spot. While attending Summer ZooFari Camp, campers will experience: Live animal demonstrations Train and/or carousel ride* Crafts ... Read More

Registration is now open for Summer Camp at St. Stephen’s Preschool! Summer Camp is for those entering the 1st– 3rd grade in the fall.  The camp will be offered the same weeks as the Preschool Summer Program during the same hours – 9 am -1 p.m.  It is required, however, that you sign up for ... Read More