How to Teach the Importance of Compassion

Teaching the next generation about compassion is the true essence of paying it forward. Compassion is the feeling of empathy towards other people and beings. At a very young age, children see the world through their own eyes, wants, and desires. Teaching children compassion is a crucial stage in their development. In fact, some studies ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Cook Museum of Natural Science

We had the exciting opportunity to check out the new Cook Museum of Natural Science in Decatur and since it’s summer and we think you need to add this to your bucket list, we wanted to give you some tips before you go! The Cook Museum of Natural Science is a state of the art ... Read More

10 Ways to Prevent Drowning

While drowning is 100% preventable, nearly 300 children under the age of five drown in pools and spas every year. According to Eric Lupton, President of Life Saver Pool Fence, the number one way to prevent drownings is through proactive parent supervision, but most drownings occur when a child was thought to be in the ... Read More

How to Remove Urine Stains from your Mattress

Alright, Mama’s, we’re about to get real with you for a minute. It’s time for some down and dirty on a topic that I don’t remember ever discussing at any of our playdates… Urine stains on your mattress. If you’re reading BirminghamMommy on a regular basis, I think it’s safe to assume you’ve got kids, ... Read More

Partners In Kids Health: Safe Sleep

SIDS or Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is the number one cause of death in babies under 12 months. SIDS is the sudden and unexplained death of a baby and often occurs during sleep. SIDS is very frightening for new parents, but there are things you can do to keep your baby safe and help prevent ... Read More

Mom Makeover by Pure Fitness

Goodbye mom bod, hello fit mom. It’s time for a well-deserved Mommy Makeover! We know how crazy life gets as a busy mom – we’ve been there too. Pure Fitness and our friends are giving moms a chance to commit to be fit this summer. It’s time to be “YOU” again! We are looking for ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Chinese Lantern Festival

This past weekend we finally got the chance to check out the Chinese Lantern Festival at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens and it did not disappoint! It’s only around until May 19th, so if you’re wanting to go, you’ll need to go soon! Boasting more than 1,000 illuminated lantern displays of wildlife from around the world ... Read More

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Coach Mommy: Surviving Tryouts for Parents and Athletes

By: Coach Nevena Taylor Block Out Volleyball Academy As we approach tryouts and nerves are getting thin, both for athletes and parents, here are couple of reminders: This is the time to be excited, not worried. This is a young athlete’s first true athletic challenge. Celebrate!!! To tryouts always bring: positive attitude towards yourself and ... Read More

Dust, Debris and Air Ducts, Oh My!

When you think about spring cleaning, all the usual suspects come to mind. Baseboards, Ceiling Fans, Blinds, but something we don’t often think about are things like furnaces, air conditioners and air ducts. While cleaning baseboards and blinds will make your house look clean, keeping the air ducts clean is an essential part of keeping ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Candytopia Atlanta

An inclement weather makeup day on Good Friday gave us the perfect excuse to jump over to Atlanta and check out Candytopia! If you were following along on our Social Media last week you probably know all about this sweet goodness, if you weren’t (shame on you!) Now, let us fill you in! Candytopia is ... Read More