If you’re looking for a family road trip story gone horribly wrong written in the style of Hunter S. Thompson this is for you – it’s gonzo parenting at its best!
In honor of all of our Rocket City Dads, our resident author and fellow dad, Benjamin Shapiro shares a poetic parenting perspective on all things Father’s Day.
Just in time for the summer, we’ve got a list of Sensory Friendly movies for kids and adults on the Autism Spectrum – and anyone else who might like the volume turned down just a bit.
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Summer has unofficially hit the Rocket City, and with it comes parenting challenges. A local poet and writer’s day job is also one familiar to many of our readers – the job of Dad. Benjamin Shapiro shares a poetic parenting perspective on water fun, kids at home, and boredom busters.
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Kids 8 years old and over that love being on the water can learn how to sail at the Muscle Shoals Sailing Club. Learn all about this offbeat hobby parents and kids can do together!
Summer months = more teen drivers on the road. Now is the time to have a real conversation about distracted driving with your young driver, and a local expert gives you tips about what to talk about and how to avoid the worst case scenario.
We sent a local dad and his 5 year-old son to Hazel Green to review Rocket City Championship Wrestling. The rumors are true… but is it family-friendly?
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1 in 10 babies in the U.S. is born too soon. We’re proud to partner with March of Dimes Madison County to give more of these babies a chance to thrive. Learn more about why we’re supporting March for Babies on April 22, 2017.
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Experts answered questions local parents had about how to set up a will, determine a guardian, or otherwise prepare for the kinds of things no mom or dad wants to think about… but should if they are researching how to set up a basic estate plan.