Homeschool Mommy: Homeschool Programs at Cook Museum

I took my homeschoolers to the Cook Museum of Natural Science this week to see what they would have to offer Homeschooling families in Alabama. And they really have A LOT to offer! The first thing I noticed, and am still thinking about after our visit, is how thoughtful and service oriented the entire staff ... Read More

Hurricane Dorian Relief Drive: How you can help!

By now we’ve all seen the devastation Hurricane Dorian left in the Bahamas, if you’re looking for a way to help,  SummitMedia radio stations, 98.7 Today’s Kiss, 95.7 Jamz, 104.7 WZZK, 106.9 The Eagle, 610 WAGG 100.1, and 97.3 Play, along with the City of Birmingham and Christian Service Mission will collect donations for Hurricane ... Read More

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Partners in Kids Health: The Poison Purse

There are a lot of poison dangers that parents of small children need to be aware of, from the cleaning products found in the kitchen to medicine stored in a bathroom. But there’s a hidden danger you may not have considered. How many poisonous items can be found in your purse or the purses of ... Read More

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Coach Mommy: Surviving the Season

By: Coach Nevena Taylor Blockout Volleyball Academy As we approach JH/HS season, things are getting heated, especially in the parent lineup. In my experience, these are regularly some of the parents’ biggest concerns: My child is not getting enough playing time My child is one of the best but she is not getting playing time ... Read More

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What to know before choosing a carpet cleaning service

I’ve see a few posts recently on some message boards about carpet cleaning services, members asking for recommendations, how to choose a cleaning service, what to look for, what type of process is best, how often to clean carpets etc. So, since we happen to have some good friends that are sponsors of BirminghamMommy, we ... Read More

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Panda Express: Meals the Whole Family Will Love

When school and sports are in full swing we don’t have a lot of time for grocery shopping and sit down dinners at home. We’re always looking for places we can hit up when we’re bustling to and fro. Quick and tasty is always a plus… Enter, Panda Express. Panda Express serves American Chinese cuisine ... Read More

Get Your Child Socially and Emotionally Ready for the New School Year

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer, but for local students, summer ends with the start of a new school year just days away. Many children experience anxiety at this time, being filled with the stress of what starting school again will entail. From bullying and being nervous about making friends and having ... Read More

Your Kid’s Urgent Care To Open Office In Vestavia This Fall

Parents will soon have a new option when their children get sick and their pediatrician is unavailable. Your Kid’s Urgent Care announces the opening of their fifth location and their first outside the state of Florida in Vestavia Hills, Ala. “You can’t plan when a child becomes ill or has an accident, but it’s often ... Read More

Birmingham Among Cities for Cheapest Family Groceries

According to a new study done by Apartment Guide, Birmingham is one of the most affordable cities when it comes to shopping for groceries for the fam… “Whether you call it a supermarket, grocery store, bodega, food mart or the corner shop, shopping for groceries is one of the biggest lines on any family budget. ... Read More

Back to School Organizing Tips

Back to School time brings a mix of emotions for everyone, it’s fun, exciting, nerve wracking and… chaotic! Getting organized ahead of time can make all the difference in the world for getting out of the door on time in the mornings, and making sure everyone has what they need when it comes to homework ... Read More