Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all of our wonderful and cherished readers!  We hope you have a wonderful holiday with your family and friends.  We’ll be taking some time off as well to do just that! We’ll be back Monday, December 28, 2009. – Angie, Jamie & Trish at ... Read More

Looking for Something a Bit Different than Ballet or Gymnastics?

There are some excellent resources in our city if you’re looking for something  a little different than ballet or tap classes.  Here are a few of our recommendations.  Please add your own in the comments – we’d love for you offer your own ideas to our readers! Samford University Preparatory Music Preschool Division The Merry ... Read More

Amanda's Attempt to Entertain Us This Month

by Amanda from The Mom Job Two weeks ago, Conner (my “4.5” year old, if you ask him) came home from preschool with one, bright green rubber band around his arm. It was the first thing he showed me when I picked him up, and it was the only thing he talked about all the ... Read More

Comment for a Cause – Children's Hospital of Alabama Blog Fundraiser

We’re very pleased to welcome a new contributor to the BirminghamMommy team – Amanda from The Mom Job.  You’ll be able to read more from her here very soon.  In the meantime, we want to share something really terrific that she’s doing over at her blog. On Monday, December 14, 2009, The Mom Job will ... Read More

Natural ways to prevent and prepare for the swine flu

by Trisha Gilbert There are many things you can do to help prevent illnesses, such as H1N1 (Swine Flu), in your family. Most of these do not cost anything and are things you can do everyday. Before all else, if you are sick, please stay home! Yes, times are tough for many, but please think ... Read More

Welcome to the new!

We’re so happy you found us!  Please take a moment to say hi! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to launch our new site.  You’ll still be able to find your favorite items like what to do, where to go, etc.   But you’ll also find so much more!  We’re going to bring the best ... Read More

That's What Holiday Memories are Made Of…

We asked Birmingham Moms for their traditions (new and old) that required little money but produced cherished holiday memories.  Here’s a sampling of what a few of our readers had to say. Kerry said “Put peanut butter on pinecones, sprinkle with birdseed, hang from the trees and give the birds a Happy Holiday present!” and ... Read More

Birmingham Area Resources

Scroll down for “Kids Eat Free List” Entertainment McWane Center and IMAX Alabama Theatre Birmingham Zoo Birmingham Museum of Art Birmingham Children’s Theatre Do-It-Yourself Crafts Homewood Library Vestavia Hills Library Emmet O’Neal Mountain Brook Community Library Alabaster Library North Shelby Library Cherubs Clubhouse Kid’s Gym & Dance Center Ijump Pump it up Aldridge Gardens Restaurants ... Read More

December Giving Highlight: Gabe's Hope, Inc.

So many of us have either had a child in the NICU or know someone who has.  Often, the family is whisked to the unit with nothing but the clothes they have on.  Gabe’s Hope, Inc was founded by one of those parents. Amy Sim’s son, Gabe was born in June of 2008 at Northport ... Read More

"Meanwhile at…" with Country Fried Mama

Meanwhile, at Target… With Country-Fried Mama My husband is in marathon training, which means my two girls and I have about four hours to kill on Saturday mornings while their daddy is off running giant loops around town. My plan for this past Saturday morning included organization, redecorating, and discounts. We went to Target. I ... Read More