Father’s Day Weekend at the Birmingham Zoo

In recognition of Father’s Day, with every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission to the Birmingham Zoo on June 15 and 16! Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Birmingham Zoo this Father’s Day.. WHEN Saturday, June 15 Sunday, June 16 OFFER Every paying adult, receive a FREE child’s admission *This offer ... Read More

How to Teach the Importance of Compassion

Teaching the next generation about compassion is the true essence of paying it forward. Compassion is the feeling of empathy towards other people and beings. At a very young age, children see the world through their own eyes, wants, and desires. Teaching children compassion is a crucial stage in their development. In fact, some studies ... Read More

Best Doughnut Shops in Birmingham

Friday is National Doughnut Day and we couldn’t let that sweet holiday slip by without a rundown on some of the places in Birmingham to pick up some of that doughy goodness! Hero Doughnuts 3027 Central Ave Homewood, 35209 Yo-Yo Donuts 1919 28th Ave South Homewood, 35209 The Heavenly Donut Company On Friday June 7th ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Cook Museum of Natural Science

We had the exciting opportunity to check out the new Cook Museum of Natural Science in Decatur and since it’s summer and we think you need to add this to your bucket list, we wanted to give you some tips before you go! The Cook Museum of Natural Science is a state of the art ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Rock and Roll Playhouse

By: Amy Whitfield Richardson Looking for something unique to do as a family this Father’s Day? If you or the father in your life love good, live rock music, then look no further than The Rock and Roll Playhouse family concert series. Following a successful Mother’s Day celebration with The Music of The Beatles, The ... Read More

10 Ways to Prevent Drowning

While drowning is 100% preventable, nearly 300 children under the age of five drown in pools and spas every year. According to Eric Lupton, President of Life Saver Pool Fence, the number one way to prevent drownings is through proactive parent supervision, but most drownings occur when a child was thought to be in the ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun May 31st – June 2nd

  Alice In Wonderland at Sloss Furnaces Join us at the Magic City Theatre Festival for a whimsical journey down the fated rabbit hole and into the off-kilter world of Wonderland. Inquisitive young Alice encounters the eccentric inhabitants of this fantastical land, including mock turtles, punctual rabbits, and dancing flora. Our young heroine struggles to ... Read More

Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash

Grab your party hats and join Vulcan Park and Museum as we celebrate the “Big Guy’s” 115th birthday on Sunday, June 2. You don’t want to miss the party of the year! Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon with entertainment including guest appearances, performances and so much more! The excitement doesn’t stop there. We will have ... Read More

How to Remove Urine Stains from your Mattress

Alright, Mama’s, we’re about to get real with you for a minute. It’s time for some down and dirty on a topic that I don’t remember ever discussing at any of our playdates… Urine stains on your mattress. If you’re reading BirminghamMommy on a regular basis, I think it’s safe to assume you’ve got kids, ... Read More

Summer Fun and Activities in Birmingham

Summer Fun in Birmingham!

If you’re looking for things to do with kids in Birmingham this summer, we’ve got you covered! This list is every Parent’s answer to the inevitable “I’m Booooooored!” you’re probably already hearing! Things to do with Kids in Birmingham this Summer First off we have to mention Summer Camps! It’s not too late to register… ... Read More