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

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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

11 Things To Do This Fall In Birmingham

For us, even though we love the Holidays.. Fall is the most wonderful time of the year. The crispness in the air, the crunching of the leaves.. walking to the mailbox without sweating.. We’re big fans of fall . There are lots of things to do around Birmingham that will get you out and enjoying ... Read More

Go Teal This Halloween

Every child should be able to experience the joy and tradition of trick-or-treating on Halloween. But kids with food allergies are often left out of the fun, since most candy is off limits. We here at BirminghamMommy suggest participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project as a way of sharing Halloween with neighborhood friends who have ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Ironstone PizzaWorks

OPEN:     Daily from 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. KIDS? It’s pizza – do you even have to ask? DATE NIGHT? Yes! They have wine! GROUPS? Thanks to their over-sized booths – this is a perfect spot to eat with friends! PRICES: $8 – $9 entrees. PARKING: Convenient and easy ADDRESS: 632 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia ... Read More

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Coach Mommy: Picking Just One Sport?

It is safe to say that most Mom’s are creatures of habit. One of the only things keeping us from teetering over into insanity is our routine! And the most important part of any routine, is the part that keeps our kids occupied. Sports are a large part of many families schedules and the benefits are ... Read More

13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

The 13 Nights of Halloween schedule is out!! What better way to get in the mood and spirit of Halloween than with some spooky Family Friendly Movies… 13 nights worth!! Which ones are some of your favorites? Wednesday, Oct. 19 5:30 p.m. — The Nightmare Before Christmas 7 p.m. — R.L. Stine’s Monsterville: Cabinet of ... Read More

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Birmingham Area Fall Festivals and Pumpkin Patches

Pumpkin patches, fall festivals and other seasonal activities are just around the corner! Here’s our rundown of what’s happening this fall around Birmingham. Happy Fall, Ya’ll! Pumpkin Patches in Birmingham: Old Baker Farm – Harpersville – September 24th – October 31st. Just off Hwy 280. Open weekdays 3pm – dark Saturdays 9am – dark Sundays ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Holler and Dash

Holler & Dash Southern Style Biscuit House OPEN: Breakfast & lunch. Daily from 7a.m. – 2 p.m. GOOD FOR KIDS?: Yes! DATE NIGHT: Nope but you can meet your sweetie there for lunch! PRICES: $6-$9 entrees PARKING: Easy in the morning but tough around lunch. ADDRESS: 2801 18th Street South, Homewood. 205-414-0999 If you’re a ... Read More

Review: Summer Movie Recap

By: Kid Reporter: Emma B. Lots of great movies come out during the summer months, we caught up with one of our new Kid Reporters, Emma B. to see which movies she recommends you see, or catch on DVD when they’re available! Zootopia Zootopia is a place where anything can happen. Even predators going crazy, ... Read More