About Jennifer Breuer

Jennifer is the creator and co-editor of Rocket City Mom. She is also a compulsive writer, avid reader, occasional singer and former communications wizard turned toddler wrangler. You can often spot her and her little ones cruising the kiddie hot-spots in their "Rocket Van".

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The Great Diaper Drive is Back to Help Local Babies

The Great Diaper Drive is Back to Help Local Babies

Imagine for a second that your family is struggling financially. This may not be such a stretch for many readers but when I say struggling, I mean REALLY struggling. As in, you can’t pay all the bills and still buy food struggling. So you reach out for help because it’s not just you, you’ve got little ones who are struggling with you and you’re not so proud that you’re going to cause them to be hungry. But that help only goes so far and one very important item it doesn’t cover is diapers. Diapers may seem like a very necessary item to our readers but they are not covered by most social service programs and because of that many families in our community are struggling to keep their babies in clean diapers.

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Weekend Roundup August 21-24

Weekend Roundup August 21-24

Is everyone settled into their new school routine? Our home has slowly but surely gotten back into the groove but we sure do enjoy our lazy weekends. In fact, writing up these Weekend Roundups often causes me to feel guilty if we do just lay around the house since after writing up all the awesome(…)

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A Pep Talk for the Parents of a New Kindergartner

A Pep Talk for the Parents of a New Kindergartner

Let me guess. You’re excited and sad at the same time, and maybe just the tiniest bit anxious. You’re worried that your precious baby won’t fit in, or that they won’t make friends, or that they’ll miss you, or you’ll miss them. You’re worried that their teacher won’t love them as much as you do (they won’t). That they aren’t ready, that school will suck all the creativity and joy out of your child, that you aren’t ready.

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2014 Afterschool Care in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County

2014 Afterschool Care in Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County

As summer comes to its inevitable end most parents are no longer tasked with how to occupy their school aged children during the day. The return to a normal schedule is especially helpful to parents who work outside the home but, as much as we may wish it did, the work day does not end at(…)

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Hastings Park

Hastings Park

Location: 2801 Hastings Road SW, Huntsville, 35801 (map) Amenities: Two (2) playground sets – one little kid (2-9 years) and one infant (18 months-3 years). Six swings – three regular and three infant. Benches, picnic table, green space, riding toys, sidewalk around playground, trash cans, dog waste disposal. NO BATHROOMS. Tucked away in the medical(…)

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