Family dining

Kids Eat FREE (or almost free) Around Birmingham

Kids Eat FREE (or almost free) Around Birmingham Everyone enjoys eating out and parents love it even more when the children eat for free (or almost free)!  Now, as any parent will tell you, the list of where children eat free (or mostly free) changes often and the deals change just as quickly. Detailed below [...]

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday THIS WEEKEND

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday THIS WEEKEND in Alabama Alabama is kicking off “back-to-school season” with its eighth annual tax free holiday this weekend!  It starts at 12:01 AM Friday morning (August 1st) and runs through midnight Sunday night (August 3rd).  This allows Alabama shoppers the opportunity to save on certain school items, computers, and clothing [...]

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july 25th

Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays This weekend is filled with exciting events!! See Santa Claus at the Barons game this Saturday night!!! The first 1,000 adults will win a Babe Ruff Snow Globe!! Ride to the Wild West at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum for their Wild West train rides on Saturday. Also on Saturday and Sunday [...]
Family Smiling While Looking Away At Beach

Thoughtful Thursday – Vision Casting

A special thanks to Mark and Stephanie, with 93.7FM WDJC, for hosting us on their show yesterday! We discussed the concept of casting vision for your children and whole family, and it was a GREAT conversation. If you missed it, no worries. We have the details right here. Does your child have vision? To be [...]

Fun Fridays July 18

FUN FRIDAY ROUNDUP Make plans for your family for the weekend with our family events calendar in Birmingham.  There are tons of fun family events happening this weekend.   Everyday Activities Other activities that you can participate in daily include the McWane Science Center with the IMAX showings of To the Artic, Shark, Jerusalem, Island Lemurs: Madagascar, [...]
july 11th

Fun Fridays

Fun Fridays Start your Friday off with some fun for the weekend with the family! See Scooby-Doo & Shaggy at the McWane Science Center on Friday, have some fun on Friday and Saturday at Pelham’s Golden Jubilee or plan a day to Splash Adventure Waterpark for the Christian Music Fest. On July 15th, the Science [...]

Tough Kid Tuesday – Gracie Poole!

Where there is Life, there is Hope When we last introduced you to Gracie Ann Poole in April (see her story here), this sweet six year old already exemplified the kind of life journey that defines One Tough Kid. Even though Gracie has known more than her fair share of pain, surgeries, infections, fevers, medications, [...]

Monday’s Menu – Delicious and Healthy POWER BALL SNACKS

Looking for a delicious, healthy and easy snack recipe children will love? Try these Power Ball Snacks! Finding a healthy snack that parents and children can agree on can be hard.  My family was blessed several years ago when our dear friend, Ms. Megan, shared her Power Ball Snacks recipe with us.  It is packed full [...]