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Halloween Safety Tips for Families

Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there is a fine line between Halloween fun and safety concerns. Here are a few things for you to keep in mind when taking your little Goblins out for Trick or Treating… This ... Read More

Homeschool Mommy: Patience and Homeschooling

I’ve met a lot of moms who say they’re interested in homeschooling but don’t think they’re patient enough. It’s the number one “excuse” I hear from people on why they don’t homeschool. If it’s not for your family, that’s great! You know what works for you. But if the feeling of needing patience perfection is ... Read More

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Is it Okay for Babies to Sleep in Car Seats?

In the wake of the recall of inclined devices such as the Rock ‘n Play Sleeper, some parents have been wondering if it’s okay to let babies sleep in car seats. Recent recalls of products such as the Fisher-Price Rock ’n Play Sleeper and reports linking inclined sleep devices with 54 infant deaths have highlighted the danger of putting ... Read More

4th 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

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31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm

From fun to frightful, 31 Nights of Halloween on FreeForm has you covered, get out the popcorn and plan a family movie night this month! Tuesday, October 1 Golden Ticket Day 12:30pm/11:30c Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 2pm Monster House 4:05pm The Nightmare Before Christmas 5:45pmDisney•Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. 7:50pm Hocus Pocus 11cpm Zombieland Wednesday, ... Read More

Getting to Know Dr. Dominique Backus

We here are BirminghamMommy are looking at a lot of years with our kids in braces, so when we set out to choose someone to help us with that journey, we wanted someone we knew was going to make us feel at home and comfortable, because when it comes to braces, it’s a lot of ... Read More

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Child Passenger Safety Week

September 15th – September 21st is Child Passenger Safety Week and it’s a great time to review safety guidelines and serves as a reminder to do a check on your seats. Here is some helpful information from Children’s of Alabama. Is your car seat safe? Despite numerous public awareness campaigns on properly restraining children in ... Read More

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Red Diamond Partners with Birmingham Zoo to Offer Free Ticket Deal

Red Diamond® Coffee & Tea announced the return of its popular Zoo Promotion Coffee Can that provides customers with free child admissions and train ride tickets to the Birmingham Zoo with the purchase of the unique can. The 34.5 oz. can, featuring a prominent giraffe and jaguar with a specially-marked label, includes two child admission ... Read More

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How to talk to your kids about 9/11

We all remember where we were 18 years ago during the attacks of 9/11. Whether you were watching it unfold on television, or listening to it on the radio, you can probably still conjure up the sick feeling you had when it was explained what exactly it was that was happening to our Country. It’s ... Read More