We asked a few Rocket City Kids to try their luck with some Irish food before Saint Patrick’s Day. Our friends from Dished provided some corned beef brisket with cabbage and carrots. The tasting was rounded out with some soda bread and Kerry Gold Butter along with potato soup. Our thanks to all of the kids who […]
As a Dad, and through the benefit of hindsight, I can see how Star Wars has helped shape the person I am today. You could even say it taught me quite a bit about parenting along the way.
Forget witty parenting tweets – this poetic local dad knows what’s up when it comes to his girls and Christmas.
The 4th annual Rocket City NerdCon is going on November 4th & 5th and there is LOTS going on for kids. Find out more details about NerdCon here and how to win tickets!
One of our favorite things to do is pop some popcorn and curl up with the kids during the annual “13 Nights of Halloween”. We provide a movie lineup PLUS parent reviews.
Stealing candy, kids growing up, and all things pumpkin spice… This poetic Dad sums up the Fall season perfectly IMO.
School is in full swing across the Tennessee Valley, and with Fall Break coming up and many weekends ahead, consider taking your kids to the movies!
The joy and pain of sending a kid back to school, as shared in poetic verse by a Huntsville dad.
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare when there’s a baby in the house… FIREWORKS.
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!
No, your eyes are not deceiving you. Rocket City Mom is celebrating Father’s Day with a website “takeover” of all things Dad this weekend.
It must be some weird requirement that in order to be a dad, you must pass the Dad Joke Test. We asked locals to share their favorites with us.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
New year, new movies! We’ve rounded up a great list of kid’s movies to go see when it’s cold outside.