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Interview: Elise Mayfield as Mrs. Wormwood in Matilda The Musical

Red Mountain Theatre Company will culminate its 2018-19 season with the charming Matilda The Musical at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater on the campus of the Alabama School of Fine Arts. RMTC recently celebrated their 40th anniversary and it has been a joy to bring back faces from the past and bring forward new faces ... Read More

Alpha Extreme Cheer

If you have a child in competitive cheer, you understand the importance of great coaching and a great place to train, well, Jay and Jennifer Taylor are providing that and more at their new gym Alpha Extreme Cheer in Pelham. Jay has 20+ years in the competitive cheerleading industry from junior high through college and ... Read More

Birthday Party Spotlight: Spare Time Entertainment

Birthday Parties are a blast at Spare Time Entertainment! If you’re looking to host a party in the Trussville area, let Spare Time handle everything for you! Your party host will assist throughout your party, so you can kick back and relax… Yes (!!!) That can be a thing when hosting a kids Birthday party. ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Asthma

Asthma can be a scary diagnosis for a child and their parents. It’s a disease that makes it hard to breathe. This happens because airways in the lungs get swollen, smaller and filled with mucus. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 13 people have asthma. Molly Bolton is the Asthma ... Read More

Mystic Mansion opens at OWA

The Park at OWA is officially welcoming its newest attraction for 2019. After months of anticipation, Foley’s newest entertainment destination welcomes an interactive “dark ride” like nothing the area has seen before. “Mystic Mansion” will open to the public Friday, June 14 at 11am inside The Park at OWA. Mystic Mansion, manufactured by Sally Corporation, ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Homeschooling High School

As someone who is starting the sixth year of homeschooling my children, I haven’t gotten to all of the extra work that homeschooling High School might involve. I know that you, dear reader, may be ready for that step and I wanted to find you someone who could answer your questions. Or even if you’re ... Read More

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