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Parenting with a PhD: Bullying, the Bystander Effect

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and we here at Birmingham Mommy want to provide you and your kids with some resources to help keep them and their peers safe from bullying. Happily, not all children experience true bullying at school; however, most witness it at one time or another. Research has found that one ... Read More

Disney on Ice “We Can’t” Let it Go Frozen Sing A Long Challenge

Disney On Ice presents Frozen will be skating into Birmingham in just a few weeks and we have a fun opportunity for you to win some tickets! Here’s how it works! From now until October 26, BirminghamMommy readers can submit a 30-second video of their kiddos (or family) singing along to “Let it Go.” The ... Read More

3rd 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

Tips to Conquering Pet Odor

I have one dog and I’m constantly surprised at how much I can smell him. No matter how many baths he gets, or how I vacuum and sweep daily, I smell him. In a fit of desperation I even purchased a new vacuum because I felt like my old one smelled like dog. I made ... Read More

Partners in Kids Health: Button Battery Dangers

Parents of small children are usually on guard against potential choking hazards, but one item that is often overlooked is the button battery or disc battery. These batteries are about the size of a quarter or smaller and pose a dangerous risk to children if ingested. Ann Slattery is the managing director of the Regional ... Read More

Diaper Drive to Benefit Central Alabama Mothers in Need

The Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) – an organization of more than 2,200-women providing 55,000-plus volunteer hours annually across 38 community projects and $1M in direct funding to the Birmingham community – will hold its 3rd Annual Diaper Drive Monday, Sept. 24 through Saturday, Sept. 29, during Diaper Need Awareness Week, at participating locations throughout the ... Read More

Baby Steps Memorial Run benefiting the Amelia Center

The Baby Steps 5k and 1 Mile Memorial walk is coming up and we were able to talk with Abby Nicholas, one of the events founder’s to learn more about how this run came to be, and why the Amelia Center is so important to her. Abby shared with us the emotional roller coaster she ... Read More

Family Exercise Routines to Limit Kids’ Inactivity

Parenting can be a difficult challenge as there are many new responsibilities and no instruction manuals. The most important thing parents have to address is the health of their children. A potential answer to that problem is instilling good health habits early on in children’s lives. Of course, you should be getting them used to ... Read More

Museum Day Live 2018

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018, for two people. Here’s how to get your ticket ... Read More

Take a Child to the Dr Day

The City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office Division of Youth Services (DYS) will host its annual Take a Child to the Doctor Day event at the YMCA Youth Center located at 2400 7th Avenue North in downtown Birmingham. Take a Child to the Doctor Day is designed to serve uninsured and underinsured  youth up to the age ... Read More