Parenting with a PhD: Bullying, the Bystander Effect

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and we here at Birmingham Mommy want to provide you and your kids with some resources to help keep them and their peers safe from bullying. Happily, not all children experience true bullying at school; however, most witness it at one time or another. Research has found that one ... Read More

Chalktober Fest at the Summit

Head up to the Summit this Saturday, October 27th from 11am – 4pm for a chalk art festival event! There will be sidewalk chalk artists working their magic stationed around The Summit as well as entertainment for the whole family.  There will even be a chance for you to cast your vote for your favorite ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun October 19th – 21st

Top picks for weekend fun in the Magic City! Birmingham Bulls Hockey – Pelham Ice Arena As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls – ... Read More

Great Pumpkin Celebration Halloween Event

The Great Pumpkin Celebration Free Halloween Event kicks of this weekend at the Bass Pro Shops! Free photos with the Peanuts Gang and a free picture frame for the first 50. Glow in the dark mugs, treat bags. Costume Parade Top 3 costumes will win a prize and first 100 participants will receive a bat ... Read More

Stone Mountain Park Pumpkin Festival

Play by Day, Glow by Night at the Stone Mountain Park Pumpkin Festival! Stone Mountain Park’s annual Pumpkin Festival has become a family favorite with kids and parents alike! Enjoy park attractions, fun-filled games, live shows, and more! New for 2018, a family-friendly nighttime experience featuring thousands of carved jack-o-lanterns lighting up each night. Play by ... Read More

Disney on Ice “We Can’t” Let it Go Frozen Sing A Long Challenge

Disney On Ice presents Frozen will be skating into Birmingham in just a few weeks and we have a fun opportunity for you to win some tickets! Here’s how it works! From now until October 26, BirminghamMommy readers can submit a 30-second video of their kiddos (or family) singing along to “Let it Go.” The ... Read More

3rd 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

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun October 12th -14th

Top picks for some FALL fun this weekend in the ‘Ham! Pumpkin Patch Express at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride the train to purchase your perfect pumpkin from the patch! Train ride, Hay rack, Bounce house, and lots of family FUN! Every Saturday and Sunday in October Opening ... Read More

October Events at McWane Science Center

Lots of October fun happening throughout the month at the McWane Science Center Frankenstein’s Workshop October 13th Join us as we celebrate the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. We’ll explore the intersection between science fiction and today’s science advancements in electricity, robotics, synthetic biology and human enhancements. Earth Science Week October 14th – 20th Since ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Oct. 5th – Oct. 7th

Top Picks for Weekend fun in Birmingham! It’s the opening weekend for the Pumpkin Patch Express, and pretty much the kick off weekend for ALL of the non stop fall fun! Opening Weekend for the Pumpkin Patch Express All Aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express! Ride the train to purchase your perfect pumpkin from the patch! Train ... Read More