“Read to your children.” Any parent worth their salt knows the importance of this piece of Parenting 101 advice. Reading to babies and young kids helps develop language, establishes a night-time routine, and is the perfect bonding activity for families. But what about older kids? How many of you still read out loud to your […]
If you’re like us and reeling from this typical Alabama wacky weather, you might want to get out of the house this weekend. One thing you should be sure to do – call ahead and confirm hours & events before you head out. By Friday & Saturday it should be warmer, and most places will update their website or Facebook pages if they change hours due to cold weather.
You are rocking along in your normal hectic everyday life, when the phone call comes that stops you in your tracks. Some big unexpected event has happened. An illness, a death, or any other unexpected tragedy befalls a loved one who is far away. You aren’t close enough to be there physically, and it makes you feel powerless to help.
Monster Jam is coming, Rocket City Moms and Dads! Ever been to a monster truck show? The boys and I took in our first one last year and had a blast. Monster trucks have two basic tricks: running and jumping over junked cars and doing doughnuts. That’s not a very big repertoire, but if the […]
Want to know more about madison County Reads? This community reading program encourages families & residents to read a specific book and has a wide variety of events for all ages to correspond with it.
Our family review of the McWane Center is full of great tips – exhibit info, food, parking, hours – you’ll have everything you need to plan your trip from Huntsville!
If your child has recently taken on a new responsibility, such as laundry duty or caring for a family pet, consider using a printable chore chart or some of the free printables we’ve provided below to outline your expectations.