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How to host Thanksgiving without a side a stress

Hosting Thanksgiving this year? I hate to break it to you, but no matter how much you plan, if your household is anything like most, you will have half naked tiny humans running around refusing to wear their designated “Thanksgiving Attire,” as your guests arrive 45 minutes early, to a hectic kitchen, a burned casserole ... Read More

GIVEAWAY: Sesame Street Live, Make Your Magic!

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo doesn’t know how to do magic! That’s when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the ... Read More

The BIG McWane Discount 2018

The BIG McWane Discount is back! We’re partnering up with the McWane Science Center for their Annual Membership Drive, and we’re offering Birmingham Moms some BIG Savings! We’re offering this AMAZING discount of $10 off any membership level to our readers, and it’s good for 1 week only!! November 11th – November 17th. It’s THE ... Read More

Sensory Pathway at Children’s of Alabama

A patient awaits treatment in Children’s of Alabama’s emergency department, anxiously rocking back and forth. Such behavior could be written off as fear of the doctor, but to Child Life Specialist Chelsea Brashier and other emergency staff, it’s often a clue to pinpoint the best method of care. Brashier aided in the November 2016 launch ... Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick or Treating

Getting dressed up and trick or treating always makes for a fun night and we all want to keep our little monsters safe, so as you get everyone ready keep these safety tips in mind! Plan a safe route so parents know where their older kids will be at all times. Set a time for ... Read More

Parenting with a PhD: Bullying, the Bystander Effect

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and we here at Birmingham Mommy want to provide you and your kids with some resources to help keep them and their peers safe from bullying. Happily, not all children experience true bullying at school; however, most witness it at one time or another. Research has found that one ... Read More

Disney on Ice “We Can’t” Let it Go Frozen Sing A Long Challenge

Disney On Ice presents Frozen will be skating into Birmingham in just a few weeks and we have a fun opportunity for you to win some tickets! Here’s how it works! From now until October 26, BirminghamMommy readers can submit a 30-second video of their kiddos (or family) singing along to “Let it Go.” The ... Read More

3rd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

It’s time again to kick those pumpkin decorating skills up a notch and let us see that you’re going above and beyond our own Lazy Moms Pumpkin Decorating Ideas and doing something super cool with your pumpkins this year! We want to see how creative our readers are.. Whether you carve, paint, or wax your ... Read More

Tips to Conquering Pet Odor

I have one dog and I’m constantly surprised at how much I can smell him. No matter how many baths he gets, or how I vacuum and sweep daily, I smell him. In a fit of desperation I even purchased a new vacuum because I felt like my old one smelled like dog. I made ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Button Battery Dangers

Parents of small children are usually on guard against potential choking hazards, but one item that is often overlooked is the button battery or disc battery. These batteries are about the size of a quarter or smaller and pose a dangerous risk to children if ingested. Ann Slattery is the managing director of the Regional ... Read More