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 […]
Pop Culture Parenthood
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.
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.
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!
It’s every parent’s worst nightmare when there’s a baby in the house… FIREWORKS.
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?
New year, new movies! We’ve rounded up a great list of kid’s movies to go see when it’s cold outside.
Learn all about how your family can enjoy this year’s Rocket City NerdCon – plus enter to win tickets! There are even more kid-friendly events this year than ever.
Check out this great list of Fall movies for kids – we put the trailers, info, and other recommendations right at your fingertips!
Be sure to mark your calendar for these awesome kid’s movies coming out this Spring! Take some time out of agonizing over your March Madness bracket to spend some time with yours kids at the cinema.
Huntsville is hosting its first Comic and Pop Culture Expo – but is it kid-friendly? Rocket City Mom sits down with founder Jeremy Long to discuss the inaugural event.
Our resident video game & pop culture correspondent reviews Red Dead Redemption, and how it provided a unique parenting perspective for him as a new dad.
Our new seasonal list of Family Flick Picks includes all the great movies your kids want to see this Winter.
Each quarter we’ll help preview upcoming kid and family friendly movies via Rocket City Mom’s Family Flick Picks. We’ll give you a listing sorted by age, ratings, reviews, and recommendations, plus this handy list of movie theaters in Huntsville!
When you hear “Japanese movie” you may immediately think of samurais and ninjas involved in swordfights or gigantic mecha battling it out with flaming swords. There are hundreds of movies featuring Godzilla smashing Tokyo or disgraced samurai struggling to reclaim their lost honor. This is not one of those movies. Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story tells […]
This year Free Comic Book Day in Huntsville takes place on Saturday, May 7. In an effort to support and nurture specialty comic book shops, to introduce new (and former) readers to the medium, and to thank current comic book readers for their support, participating stores will be giving out free comics all day!
I like popular (and not so popular) culture. I like parenting. Now that I am a parent, I have begun to realize just how many lessons and examples of parenthood popular culture contain. Pop Culture Parenthood explores the many intersections of parents, kids, and life lessons contained in books, movies, comics, and games.
The Doctor has taught me many things about being a good mom. I find myself reflecting on the gleaming nuggets of parenting wisdom hidden in every episode.
My office, it’s a small room full of chotchkies and pictures, things we don’t agree on; I go there when time permits and I want to be alone with my “stuff”. I typically dip in and surface with a fist full of journals from my teen years. Piling them in Robin’s office, I attempt to […]