Parenting

Vulcan Park & Museum Lights Up the Holidays!

December 11, 2018

Looking for a great way to celebrate the Christmas season with the family? Visit Vulcan Park and Museum for the Magic of Lights: Vulcan’s Holiday Light Experience, December 12-23 from 5 -9 p.m. At the top of each hour, beginning at 5 p.m., guests will enjoy a 15-minute lively array of dancing lights projected on …

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Mothers Helping Mothers

November 25, 2018

Photo Fun Mothers from Prince of Peace Catholic Church MOMs ministry collected and packed diaper bags filled with newborn care items valued at over $2700 and donated them to the Alabama Prison Birth Project. These bags will go home with the caregivers of the babies from Tutwiler, giving them a less overwhelming start in caring …

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Protect Your Kids Against Addiction: STEPS Proactive Parenting

November 25, 2018

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies www.whiteplume.com Proactive parenting can be learned. Over the last few months in Birmingham Christian Family magazine, STEPS Proactive Parenting has outlined: Why teenagers choose to use drugs and alcohol. 10 mistakes parents make and how not to. Ways that parents can help their kids.   Protect …

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Holiday Tips for Family Caregivers

November 25, 2018

Healthy Living  As the holiday season approaches, many people are excited to see their friends, family members, and loved ones. However, for many seniors and their caregivers, it can become very stressful.  Big holiday celebrations can be overwhelming, especially for those suffering from cognitive decline or health problems. For family caregivers, decorating the house, organizing …

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The Best Time to Get Help Is Now: STEPS Proactive Parenting

October 25, 2018

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com  If your son or daughter is experimenting with alcohol or drugs, it’s time for you to do something about it. Now! With teenage substance abuse, where there’s smoke, there’s often fire.    Almost all the emphasis on addiction treatment has traditionally been on recovery. In …

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Mistakes Parents Make, and How Not To: STEPS Proactive Parenting

September 26, 2018

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies www.whiteplume.com All parents make mistakes, but we can learn from them and help protect our kids from the dangers of addiction. Parents want to raise their kids the right way. But many are hampered by some prevalent misconceptions of modern-day moms and dads. By correcting these …

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Native American Experience: Authentic, Educational & Fun!

September 25, 2018

Are We There Yet? Bring the family to Aldridge Gardens in Hoover on Sunday October 7 to experience a day discovering the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians. From 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Whispers From the Past – A Native American Experience, offers demonstrations, activities, and presentations authentic to American Indians of the Southeast. …

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1st Annual Fall Festival at Alabama Splash Adventure Spells Family FUN

September 25, 2018

Are We There Yet? Say goodbye to summer and hello to Alabama Splash Adventure’s 1st Annual Fall Festival! Alabama Splash Adventure will turn the amusement ride section into a festive fall playground every Saturday and Sunday in October from 12-6 p.m. Expect a day of family fun that will include full access to over 15 …

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Tell Us Your Family Favorites!

September 21, 2018

From The Publisher Tell Us Your Family Favorites! Would you take just a couple of minutes to tell us your Birmingham Family Favorites when it comes to where you eat, shop, play and worship? It’s a part of a brief, anonymous on-line survey students from Samford University’s Brock School of Business are helping us conduct. Simply …

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How to Avoid & Recover from Mistakes: STEPS Proactive Parenting

August 24, 2018

Parenting Points Brought to you by: White Plume Technologies, www.whiteplume.com It’s easy for parents to make mistakes when we are angry, scared, or frustrated. And when one of our kids is going down the path toward addiction, we will feel all of those emotions. Strongly, and likely over and over. During those tough times, parenting …