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Volunteering with your Child: 7 Ways to Give Back

One of the best ways you can spend quality time with someone is by volunteering your time and service. Teach your children the importance of giving back and set up a way that you can volunteer together. Since the holidays are approaching, maybe you can serve at a local soup kitchen, or donate warm clothes ... Read More

What’s New at the Park at Owa

We recently had the opportunity to head down to our favorite Amusement Park, The Park at Owa and check out all of the new things they have happening! Since our last visit they have added lots of activities, and of course, seasonal events throughout the year. While we were there their Fall and Halloween events ... Read More

Halloween Candy for Buy Back

Candy Buy Back Programs in Birmingham

Halloween Candy Buy Back In Birmingham Liberty Park Children’s Dentistry 1950 Stonegate Dr. Suite 100 Birmingham, Alabama 35242 (205) 403-5423 Dr. Thomas Dudney 122 7th Avenue NE Alabaster, AL, 35007 Phone: (205) 663-6545 November 4th – 7th 8:30m – 2:30pm Over the Mountain Dentistry 2850 Cahaba Rd, Ste 140 Mountain Brook, Alabama 35223 (205) 968-1296 ... Read More

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Partners in Kids Health: Psychiatric Intake Response Center

Navigating the mental health care system is challenging for patients, families and providers. A new resource based at Children’s of Alabama helps to bridge this gap for parents. The Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) is a collaboration between Children’s of Alabama and the Anne B. LaRussa Foundation for Hope. PIRC Director Cindy Jones says “PIRC ... Read More

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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

Dia de los Muertos Alabama

Join Bare Hands in the streets of Pepper Place as we celebrate life at our Día de los Muertos Numero 17 on Saturday, November 2, 2019. Celebrate the lives of those that came before and those that are still with us through music, the memorial roll call, jazz street parade, the Frida Kahlo Ceremony, dance, ... 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

Fall Happenings Guide for Birmingham

2019 Fall Happenings Guide for Birmingham Fall is here and the weather has finally agreed to cooperate! Now it’s time to figure out how you’re going to cram all of this fun into the next month. There are so many fun things happening, you need to organize yourself and we’re helping by putting all of ... 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