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Child Passenger Safety Week

September 15th – September 21st is Child Passenger Safety Week and it’s a great time to review safety guidelines and serves as a reminder to do a check on your seats. Here is some helpful information from Children’s of Alabama. Is your car seat safe? Despite numerous public awareness campaigns on properly restraining children in ... Read More

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Red Diamond Partners with Birmingham Zoo to Offer Free Ticket Deal

Red Diamond® Coffee & Tea announced the return of its popular Zoo Promotion Coffee Can that provides customers with free child admissions and train ride tickets to the Birmingham Zoo with the purchase of the unique can. The 34.5 oz. can, featuring a prominent giraffe and jaguar with a specially-marked label, includes two child admission ... Read More

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How to talk to your kids about 9/11

We all remember where we were 18 years ago during the attacks of 9/11. Whether you were watching it unfold on television, or listening to it on the radio, you can probably still conjure up the sick feeling you had when it was explained what exactly it was that was happening to our Country. It’s ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Homeschool Programs at Cook Museum

I took my homeschoolers to the Cook Museum of Natural Science this week to see what they would have to offer Homeschooling families in Alabama. And they really have A LOT to offer! The first thing I noticed, and am still thinking about after our visit, is how thoughtful and service oriented the entire staff ... Read More

Hurricane Dorian Relief Drive: How you can help!

By now we’ve all seen the devastation Hurricane Dorian left in the Bahamas, if you’re looking for a way to help,  SummitMedia radio stations, 98.7 Today’s Kiss, 95.7 Jamz, 104.7 WZZK, 106.9 The Eagle, 610 WAGG 100.1, and 97.3 Play, along with the City of Birmingham and Christian Service Mission will collect donations for Hurricane ... Read More

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Partners in Kids Health: The Poison Purse

There are a lot of poison dangers that parents of small children need to be aware of, from the cleaning products found in the kitchen to medicine stored in a bathroom. But there’s a hidden danger you may not have considered. How many poisonous items can be found in your purse or the purses of ... Read More

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Coach Mommy: Surviving the Season

By: Coach Nevena Taylor Blockout Volleyball Academy As we approach JH/HS season, things are getting heated, especially in the parent lineup. In my experience, these are regularly some of the parents’ biggest concerns: My child is not getting enough playing time My child is one of the best but she is not getting playing time ... Read More

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What to know before choosing a carpet cleaning service

I’ve see a few posts recently on some message boards about carpet cleaning services, members asking for recommendations, how to choose a cleaning service, what to look for, what type of process is best, how often to clean carpets etc. So, since we happen to have some good friends that are sponsors of BirminghamMommy, we ... Read More

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Panda Express: Meals the Whole Family Will Love

When school and sports are in full swing we don’t have a lot of time for grocery shopping and sit down dinners at home. We’re always looking for places we can hit up when we’re bustling to and fro. Quick and tasty is always a plus… Enter, Panda Express. Panda Express serves American Chinese cuisine ... Read More

Get Your Child Socially and Emotionally Ready for the New School Year

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer, but for local students, summer ends with the start of a new school year just days away. Many children experience anxiety at this time, being filled with the stress of what starting school again will entail. From bullying and being nervous about making friends and having ... Read More