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Hush Little Baby :: Getting Baby to Sleep Reminds Me I’m a Control Freak

I’m a big fan of sleeping. I mean, to some degree we all are--but I really, really love it. I would take a nap...

Empty-Nesting :: Tips for Moms in Every Stage of Parenting

When our younger child was in high school and our older in college, my husband and I had the opportunity to get away to...

My Twin Girls Were Tested for Lactose and Fructose Intolerances :: What to Expect

My husband and I knew we had a long road ahead of us when our twin girls, Elle and June, didn't tolerate switching to...

And So It Begins: Graduating from a Toddler Free-for-All to Structured Activities

Softball gloves, check. Water bottles, check. Bats, backpacks, cleats, check, check, check. “Hurry UP!” I yelled at my four-year-old, who was in the pantry for what seemed...

Urgent Care for Children :: Adults, Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine Here!

Birmingham Mom Collective loves Urgent Care for Children (UCC) for so many reasons, but they've just given us one more reason to love them!...

Your BOTOX Questions Answered :: An Interview with Master Injector Dr. Corey Hartman

Did you miss Birmingham Mom Collective's recent Facebook live with Dr. Corey Hartman of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Homewood? Never fear, we'll break it...

The Space in Between :: Autism Awareness and Our Story

April in Autism Awareness Month. To be completely transparent, when I first sat down to write about this, I considered which “acceptable” topics I...
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Unfollowing :: Taking Back My Social Media Newsfeed

Back when social media first started invading our lives, I had fun on Facebook. “Yes, I’ll be your friend, person I don’t really remember from...

The Lie About Breastfeeding :: When It’s Not Always “Best”

"Mommy, it says on here that breast is best... but you said you wanted to give our new baby a bottle?!" My very inquisitive...

How Living Through a Pandemic Made Me a Better Mom

Many bad things happened in 2020, and I will never forget the trauma of living through it all. I’ve been reflecting on a lot...

5 Ways To Be A Rainbow (as the COVID clouds roll on)

It's been a long, cloudy year friends. Though I know we've been looking for rainbows in the midst of the storm - I also...
2021 Ultimate Birmingham Spring Giveaway

2021 Ultimate Birmingham Spring Giveaway

Welcome to the 2021 Ultimate Birmingham Spring Giveaway! We have partnered with some of our favorite local businesses to give away fabulous prizes and experiences...

Happy Birthday in Heaven :: Remembering My Mother Three Years After Her Death

March has always seemed like such a magical month to me. It’s the very beginning of spring in Alabama, the return of outdoor activities,...

What I Miss About the Toddler Years and What I Was Happy to Leave...

I am Mom to two boys, ages seven and eleven, and they were the cutest and sweetest babies. They were cuter and sweeter than...

Why Everybody Should be Shopping at Aldi

Let me just start off by saying that I have been really excited to write this blog. I mean, we are talking food shopping...

Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails Around Birmingham

In an age where electronic devices beg for our kids' attention, I have a great appreciation for seeing my kids playing outside. I am...

DISASTER RECOVERY 101 :: How to help yourself (and others) after disaster strikes

As we survey the impact of the tornadoes across our state this week, so many of us are overwhelmed by the damage we're seeing....

Women’s History Month {AKA “Women Celebrating Women” Month}

March is one of my favorite months. It signifies newness, change, and transformation of what was and what is to come. March is new...
Mom's Guide to Dollywood

A Mom’s Guide to Dollywood

Alright y'all. My family just got back from our very first trip to Dollywood, and we had a BLAST! It was such a sweet...

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Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails Around Birmingham

In an age where electronic devices beg for our kids' attention, I have a great appreciation for seeing my kids playing outside. I am...

 Spring Break at Home in the ‘Ham

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