Pay Your Age Day at Build a Bear Workshops!

It’s the first-ever Pay Your Age Day at Build-A-Bear Workshop! On July 12, you can pay your age for any furry friend in the Workshop!* It’s easy – how old you are is how much your furry friend costs. It’s their biggest in-store deal EVER – and it’s a special offer for Bonus Club members. ... Read More

Red Mountain Park Opens Sensory Friendly Trail

The Butler Snow Sensory Friendly Trail at Red Mountain Park is now open! Funds for this trail were generously contributed by Butler Snow Foundation. This sensory trail is designed for children and adults with developmental differences who have a curiosity for our natural world. The trail was also designed with people who have low vision and/or ... Read More

SECURE Study with UAB

The Child and Adolescent Health Lab at UAB is conducting a research study to keep children safe in cars. Participants will: -Complete surveys -Install a car booster-seat -Take a short drive in a state-of-the-art driving simulator -Learn the best ways to keep your child safe in a vehicle Participants and their children will be compensated ... Read More

5 common summer illnesses in kids

Summer is here, and that means more time in the great outdoors. It also means exposure to some different illnesses. Here are some fairly common ones your kids might pick up this summer and what you can do to help (via CDC). As with any illness, if symptoms persist or become severe, be sure to ... Read More

Summer Naptimes: Staying on Track

Summertime is exciting. We get to go on adventures, barbecue, swim, and eat popsicles. It’s easy to get off schedule in the summer and while that is part of what makes it such an exciting season, it can also lead to exhausted children. If you happen to notice that your children are a little out ... Read More

“TEA”riffic Summer Giveaway with Red Diamond

It’s time to officially kick off Summer with this TEAriffic Summer Giveaway from our friends at Red Diamond. Over the next 4 weeks, BirminghamMommy readers will have the chance to enter for some great Birmingham Zoo prizes. Red Diamond is a long time Zoo Sponsor and they’ve teamed up to kick your summer fun up ... Read More

Five Ways Summer Sparkles At World Of Coca-Cola

As Atlanta brings the heat this summer, World of Coca-Cola brings the cool with refreshing moments of fun. From a new exhibit about a classic Coca-Cola character to a global tasting experience, you will discover summertime entertainment for families and friends of all ages. Beat the Heat – The moment you step in from the ... Read More

Quick Cleaning Tips for the Summer Season

With the fun of summer, comes the “fun” of keeping the house and yard tidy when the tiny humans are home more, and tracking in all sorts of outside and making more messes than you have time to clean. Here are some tips for keeping things clean during these summer months! Your laundry room is ... Read More

Safe Alternatives For Benzocaine Teething Products

A recent article  warned that benzocaine teething products aren’t safe for children. According to Dr. Harold Katz, the FDA was wise in issuing their warning.  However, the FDA advised manufacturers about this potential problem many years ago.  It finally took a strong threat from the FDA for manufacturers to take benzocaine containing “baby” oral care products ... Read More

Protecting Children from Extreme Sun Exposure

As the summer season approaches, pediatric skin cancer scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are alerting parents of genetic research showing that sun damage contributes to melanoma in children and adolescents as well as adults.  The research underscores the need for precautionary measures necessary to avoid extreme sun exposure for children, including the implementation ... Read More