Nothing quite says fall to us here at Rocket City Mom like a caramel apple, a little kettle corn, and a pumpkin carving contest or two. You’re sure to find all that and a whole lot more in this long list of area fall festivals, carnivals and special events. Do you know of one we(…)
This is the last day of August and we are officially fully submerged into the chaos that Fall brings into our lives. The extra school/sports activities on top of two full-time working parents makes us wonder why our kids need extracurriculars in their lives. Last week there was not ONE evening where we didn’t have something(…)
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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We’re headed towards a long Labor Day weekend, and there are barbecues to be eaten, pools to swim in, and friends and family to spend time with. There’s also a good bit of free and cheap family-friendly fun to be had here in Huntsville! We’ve rounded up our favorites below, but be sure to check(…)
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(…)
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 plan on helping busy parents find the(…)