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News and notes from the Babypalooza Baby & Maternity expo tour. #babypalooza

March 2, 2018 is Dr. Seuss’ Birthday and to celebrate we’ve created a round-up of fun things to do around town. This is a day millions of children across the country will celebrate the birthday of prolific children’s author, Dr. Seuss. Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904,...
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As the mom of a four-year-old and a toddler, I know firsthand how hard it can be to find the time for self-care and exercise. I also know how important fitness is for physical and mental health, especially in the growing and raising children phase of life. To address the fitness needs of busy moms...
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Moms Helping Moms Diaper Drive Saturday, September 2 Walmart on Lakeshore 7:00 AM – Noon Shelters housing families affected by the flooding from Hurricane Harvey are receiving many items including clothes, water, and food. Most agree that the best way to help is to send cash to a reputable organization so that exactly what is...
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For many parents, trying to find a great babysitter is no simple task. But with today’s technology, it’s getting a whole lot easier. Recent years have seen the launch of apps dedicated to connecting parents with caregivers. Though the details of each app differ, the premises are similar: Parents download the app, browse the pre-vetted...
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Dad may feel like he’s missing out since he can’t breastfeed but we have five great daily activities that dad can use to bond with baby. 1. Change Diapers Have some quality bonding time right on the changing pad. Try a few infant massage techniques, talk to your baby and make eye contact. All of these...
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New Building coming to the CCS Homewood Location Covenant Classical Schools & Daycare will soon complete a new building for the Homewood campus. The new building will provide six classrooms to the school’s youngest students, infants age six weeks through eighteen months. Additionally, it will be located right next to the current building. The new...
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Instacart has expanded into the Birmingham. Birmingham area residents can now order from their favorite retailers like Publix, Whole Foods Market, Costco and Petco, and have their groceries and everyday essentials delivered straight to their doorsteps in as little as one hour. Additionally, Instacart is offering customers a free one year subscription of Instacart Express...
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Registration is now open fo the First Class Pre-K Program at the YMCA Youth Center. Through a grant from the Office of School Readiness, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham’s Youth Center will be able to provide this opportunity to 18 additional students. The only requirement to enroll in this program is that the child must be...
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As we all pause this Father’s Day to thank the number one man in our lives, I decided to write a letter to my eldest daughter Margaret detailing the amazing way my husband helped me recognize that I was suffering from Postpartum Anxiety and Postpartum depression disorder. Dearest Margaret, By now you know how much...
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America’s most beloved baby lifestyle brand, Munchkin, is heading out across the U.S. to celebrate the launch of Grass FedTM infant formula & toddler drink, another branch of Munchkin’s consumables. When it came to baby formula, Munchkin wanted to raise the standard. Because the majority of infant formula, including Munchkin’s, is made with up to...
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