Spring Break is over and that can only mean one thing – time to plan your summer vacation! We here at RCM have so many recommendations about all kinds of things to do in North Alabama but we realize that when summer comes there is nothing quite like a quick trip to the beach. We asked our writers to share their favorite sandy destinations along with a couple “mom tips” about what to do when/if you go.
It’s good to be around those who are curious and understand. That, more than nearly anything else, is the appeal of Full Spectrum Science at Sci-Quest on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 – 4:30pm. Well, that’s the appeal for parents anyway. The appeal for kids is obvious: when soda erupts, it grabs everyone’s attention.
Planning a party is one of the parts of a parent’s job description that can be the most daunting. What’s age-appropriate? Where are the best places to consider as party venues in Huntsville and Madison County? How can you throw a good party and stay within your budget?
We love Springtime in Huntsville! The baby ducks in Big Spring Park, the clear cool mornings, the beautiful (yet aggravating) Bradford Pear trees and cherry blossoms in bloom. Best of all, there is no shortage of fun events for families to spend time together, and the Weekend Roundup is full of those opportunities!
From digital Huntsville History Tours, to the next exhibit happening at the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, signing up for the Huntsville E-Blast or reading the iHeartHsv blog can be great ways to lure Grandma here for a visit.
The Time Travel Adventure takes you on a scavenger hunt through the 1800s, back to a simpler, quiet time. The only sounds were the sounds of happy children singing along with a man playing a violin on the front porch. I didn’t hear cars, cell phones, or the hum of computers, just nature, the violin, and singing. It was peaceful.
The annual Superhero Run & Family Block Party is an awesome way to have fun with your kids while supporting the important work of the National Children’s Advocacy Center.