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3 No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

3 No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Not only is carving messy and difficult with little ones, but carved pumpkins only last a few days before they start to rot. Here are a few ways you can get in the spirit of the season without ever pulling out a knife or getting stuck elbow-deep in pumpkin innards!

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2014 Halloween Parties & General Spooky Fun

2014 Halloween Parties & General Spooky Fun

Do you know of one we missed? We’d love to add it, just send us a note at info@rocketcitymom.com and be sure to include the information listed here (e.g. Date/Time, Cost, URL, Location). To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on Fall Break Camps,(…)

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Your 2014 Guide to Trick or Treating (and Trunk or Treating) in Huntsville

Your 2014 Guide to Trick or Treating (and Trunk or Treating) in Huntsville

Let’s view this from a child’s perspective. You get to dress up as anything you want (pirate, princess, superhero, ghost, whatever) which is already super cool. THEN you get to go door-to-door (or car-to-car, or table-to-table) and collect candy! It’s like finding a secret wormhole that takes to you to a wonderland that is obviously(…)

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What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

What Happened When I Asked If Guns Were In the House

The short answer? Absolutely nothing. Or rather, I got a straight reply, and then felt like a HUGE weight had been lifted from my shoulders. And so did the other mom – later, she thanked me for bringing it up. The question never fails to pause the conversation, but it’s imperative parents get more comfortable(…)

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Homeschooling Resources in Huntsville

Homeschooling Resources in Huntsville

The following is a compilation of resources for parents who have decided to homeschool or are considering that option in Huntsville and Madison County, AL. If you know of a resource we have not listed, please contact us and we will be happy to add it here. Online Resources Alabama Homeschool Legislation – knowing all(…)

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2014 Family Favorite Awards

2014 Family Favorite Awards

You nominated them and then you voted for them and boy did you vote! More than 5,000 people participated in these awards so when we say these are the Tennessee Valley’s favorites, we mean it. Some of these contests were really close so even those nominated should consider themselves true winners. Thank you to everyone(…)

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