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Racing for Children’s Hosts Drive-In for a Cure

Racing for Children’s is shifting gears to host “Drive-In For A Cure” at Grand River Drive-In in Leeds on Saturday, Sept. 19 to benefit pediatric cancer patients at Children’s of Alabama. The movies are “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” and “Madagascar.” Reservations are $25 per car, available online at give.childrensal.org/drivein. Gates open at ... Read More

Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Children’s Consignment Sales in Birmingham, Fall 2020

Much like everything now, some of our consignment sales will look a bit different this season. Many have opted to cancel or postpone to a possible later date and a couple on our list will be hosting their sale virtually. Please make sure to double check sale sites for any changes to their dates, times ... Read More

Pandemic Parenting Tips

SAMI-Aid, a patient-focused telemedicine platform and healthcare concierge company that offers on-demand access to medical professionals of a variety of specialties, including pediatrics as well as mental and behavioral health, recently hosted a free webinar offering positive parenting advice amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The webinar aimed to aid parents in knowing the signs of mental ... Read More

New Program Helps Patients Transition From Pediatric Care at Children’s of Alabama to Adult Care at UAB

A new collaboration between Children’s of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is helping adolescent patients with chronic and complex childhood medical conditions transition to adult healthcare. The Staging Transition for Every Patient (STEP) Program opens Sept. 2, in the Whitaker Clinic of UAB Hospital. The two initiatives included in STEP are: individualized ... Read More

Easy Peasy Afternoon Snack Ideas

When the kids get home from school they are like ravenous wolves. Usually they just grab any unhealthy thing they can find but this year I decided to work a little harder for them and make sure they have a healthy, filling treat when they get home. Here are the recipes for some of our ... Read More

Organizing Tips for Back to School

The school year is going to look VERY different for Families, from one school district to another the only thing that seems to be the same, is that everything is different. Whether your school is in-person, hybrid, or virtual, it’s going to take some organizing to make sure everything runs smoothly. Here are some ideas ... Read More

Red Diamond® Coffee & Tea Releases Free Ticket Limited-Time Offer with Birmingham Zoo for Summer Enjoyment

Red Diamond® Coffee &; Tea has revealed details of its 2020 Zoo Promotion Coffee Can that provides customers with free child admissions to the now open 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 tickets and ... Read More

How to Enjoy a Cycling Adventure With The Kids

Kids need at least 60 minutes of physical exercise every day for strong bones and muscles, high levels of self-esteem, and overall good health, according to a report by the CDC. Unfortunately, most kids have not been getting enough exercise over the past six months as a result of the lockdown in Birmingham. With school, sports and ... Read More

Vulcan Park and Museum Announces Access Program for Low Income Families

Vulcan Park and Museum announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums, to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits. This program supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits ... Read More