Your Kids Urgent Care in Vestavia Now Open!

Birmingham Parents have a new option for treatment when their children are sick and their pediatrician isn’t available. Having opened their Vestavia office in October, Your Kids Urgent Care has lots of options to help parents already struggling to juggle an unexpected illness/injury around already full schedules, work or closed Pediatrician offices. Offering pediatric urgent ... Read More

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Volunteering with your Child: 7 Ways to Give Back

One of the best ways you can spend quality time with someone is by volunteering your time and service. Teach your children the importance of giving back and set up a way that you can volunteer together. Since the holidays are approaching, maybe you can serve at a local soup kitchen, or donate warm clothes ... Read More

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Partners in Kids Health: Psychiatric Intake Response Center

Navigating the mental health care system is challenging for patients, families and providers. A new resource based at Children’s of Alabama helps to bridge this gap for parents. The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) is a collaboration between Children’s of Alabama and the Anne B. LaRussa Foundation for Hope. PIRC Director Cindy Jones says “PIRC ... Read More

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Halloween Safety Tips for Families

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. Here are a few things for you to keep in mind when taking your little Goblins out for Trick or Treating… This ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Patience and Homeschooling

I’ve met a lot of moms who say they’re interested in homeschooling but don’t think they’re patient enough. It’s the number one “excuse” I hear from people on why they don’t homeschool. If it’s not for your family, that’s great! You know what works for you. But if the feeling of needing patience perfection is ... Read More

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Is it Okay for Babies to Sleep in Car Seats?

In the wake of the recall of inclined devices such as the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper, some parents have been wondering if it’s okay to let babies sleep in car seats. Recent recalls of products such as the Fisher-Price Rock ’n Play Sleeper and reports linking inclined sleep devices with 54 infant deaths have highlighted the danger of putting ... Read More

4th 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

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31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm

From fun to frightful, 31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm has you covered, get out the popcorn and plan a family movie night this month! Tuesday, October 1 Golden Ticket Day 12:30pm/11:30c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 2pm Monster House 4:05pm The Nightmare Before Christmas 5:45pmDisney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. 7:50pm Hocus Pocus 11cpm Zombieland Wednesday, ... Read More

Getting to Know Dr. Dominique Backus

We here are BirminghamMommy are looking at a lot of years with our kids in braces, so when we set out to choose someone to help us with that journey, we wanted someone we knew was going to make us feel at home and comfortable, because when it comes to braces, it’s a lot of ... Read More