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Tornado Relief for Fultondale and Surrounding Areas

If you’re looking for ways to help with donations for those impacted by the recent storms, here is a list of items and donation sites collecting for families and individuals in need. Homewood City Hall: Collecting items until Friday, January 29th Items needed: Flashlights, batteries, matches, candles, cleaning supplies, and water All 5 Pelham Fire ... Read More

3 Tips To Help Children Become Water Confident

The latest statistics in the Value of Swimming report reveal that one in four kids cannot swim 25 meters by the time they’re completing their primary education, according to BBC. Swimming is not only fun but one of the best ways to prevent drowning. However, the thought of being submerged in water terrifies many children. Fortunately, you ... Read More

Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure: Plans for largest expansion in park history

Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure is the premiere family fun park in Alabama and now there’s even more to love! On December 25th, Christmas Day, Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure announced the largest expansion since the park’s beginning by introducing the Rocket Racer! Rocket Racer is a massive new slide structure with six separate lanes ... Read More

Seven Ideas for a Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve at Home

Much like everything since March, New Year’s Eve is going to feel a lot different this year, the ball drop in Times Square without the massive crowd of spectators, lots of families opting to stay in rather than celebrate in large crowds as the clock counts down to 2021, but just because things will be ... Read More

Real Estate Resolutions

Whether you’re planning to buy or sell this year, there are some real estate resolutions that buyers and sellers can, and should make. Here are a few to consider: Buyers: Clean your Financial House and get it in order. Planning to buy a home takes time and effort. Plan to meet with a Mortgage Broker ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Is This an Emergency? COVID-19 Version

Your child doesn’t feel well, but should you take him to the emergency department? Sometimes it’s hard to tell when a child requires urgent medical treatment or if the concern can wait. Dr. Eric Jorge is a pediatric emergency medicine fellow at Children’s of Alabama. He’s seen children come to the emergency department who could ... Read More

31 Ideas for your Elf on the Shelf

It seems like each year there is an Elf on the Shelf Creativity, my facebook feed is constantly filled with all of these crazy creative things that my Mommy peers are doing with their Elf, all while ours pretty much just sits on his shelf forgetting to even move most nights. So, if you’re like ... Read More

Have you outgrown your home?

Many homeowners are surprised when they suddenly realize that the “perfect” home they’ve had for just a few years no longer suits their needs. From an expanding family to an empty nest, it’s common for a home to no longer be the right fit. If you’re unsure if you’ve reached the point where a move ... Read More

Staying Safe at Every Age: Preventing Childhood Injuries

Injuries are the leading cause of death and disability to U.S. children. According to the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, 20 children die each day as a result of preventable injuries – resulting in more deaths than all other diseases combined. Motor vehicle crashes, choking, burns, falls, drowning and poisoning are just some of the ... Read More

The BIG McWane Discount 2020

The BIG McWane Discount 2020 We’re partnering with the McWane Science Center again this year, and we’re offering Birmingham Moms (and Dads!) some BIG Savings! We’re offering this AMAZING discount of $20 off any basic membership level to our readers, and it’s good for 1 week only!! November 15th – November 21st. It’s one of ... Read More