GIVEAWAY: Sesame Street Live, Make Your Magic!

When magician extraordinaire Justin visits Sesame Street to put on a magic show for the whole neighborhood, Elmo wants to be part of the big event. But there’s one problem…Elmo doesn’t know how to do magic! That’s when Elmo teams up with Abby and Justin, embarking on an amazing journey where Elmo will discover the ... Read More

The BIG McWane Discount 2018

The BIG McWane Discount is back! We’re partnering up with the McWane Science Center for their Annual Membership Drive, and we’re offering Birmingham Moms some BIG Savings! We’re offering this AMAZING discount of $10 off any membership level to our readers, and it’s good for 1 week only!! November 11th – November 17th. It’s THE ... Read More

Family Gratitude Jars

This is one of the sweetest family traditions I have ever heard of. It is so easy, so simple, and so cheap. There is no reason why every family shouldn’t have one of these this month! This craft won’t only help you get a glimpse inside your families heads, it will most importantly bring you ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Nov. 9th – Nov. 12th

Top Picks for fun in the ‘Ham this Veterans Day Weekend! Homestead Hollow Arts and Crafts Festival Homestead Hollow festivals feature fine arts, unique – one of a kind – hand made crafts, pioneer demonstrations of the old time days- see wood carving, blacksmithing, wood stove cooking, quilting, whiskey making at our original working still, ... Read More

2001: A Space Odyssey at McWane IMAX Dome

In continuing celebration of the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s Science Fiction masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey” is coming the McWane IMAX Dome for one exclusive week! This IMAX engagement comes on the heels of the widely successful “unrestored” 70mm film release of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which was overseen by acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Noal, ... Read More

Veterans Day Parade Birmingham

Did you know that Birmingham is home of America’s First Veterans Day Parade? Although World War I officially ended with the Treaty of Versailles, fighting ceased seven months earlier after an armistice between the allied nations and Germany commenced on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. In November 1919, President ... Read More

Veteran’s Day at the Birmingham Zoo

In honor of Veterans Day, all veterans, active and retired military and their dependents will receive free admission to the Birmingham Zoo on Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12. * To be eligible for free admission, guests must show proof of military service by presenting a valid military identification card, dependent identification card or ... Read More

Sensory Pathway at Children’s of Alabama

A patient awaits treatment in Children’s of Alabama’s emergency department, anxiously rocking back and forth. Such behavior could be written off as fear of the doctor, but to Child Life Specialist Chelsea Brashier and other emergency staff, it’s often a clue to pinpoint the best method of care. Brashier aided in the November 2016 launch ... Read More

Georgia Aquarium Becomes first Certified as Autism Center

Parents with children on the autism spectrum often find choosing vacation locales and attractions to visit a challenge due to sensory needs, dietary restrictions and safety concerns. The Georgia Aquarium is the latest destination – and the first aquarium – to become a Certified Autism Center (CAC). The CAC designation, granted by the International Board ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Nov 2nd – Nov 4th

HELLO, November!! Here are our top picks for weekend fun this first weekend of November Disney on Ice Presents Frozen at the BJCC Be a part of Anna’s adventure to find her sister, Queen Elsa, whose icy powers trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. Join Olaf, Kristoff, and Sven as they encounter wintry conditions ... Read More