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During the summer of 2012, Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter thoughtfully presented an argument that our generation of moms has known since the day our first child was born – Women Can’t Have It All – at least not the “all” contemplated by our Mom’s generation who [...]
We say it every year… it isn’t Christmas in Birmingham without movies at the Alabama Theatre. Here is the schedule. Most shows begin at 7pm with an intro by the Mighty Wurlitzer and singing Christmas songs. Tickets for each show are $8 with the [...]
I’ve lived in Birmingham over 20 years enjoying a sort of love-hate relationship with this ‘magic city’. I love its neighborhoods having spent hours as a college student exploring Forest Park, Bush Hills, Norwood, Woodlawn, Mountain Brook, Homewood and more. For inspiration prior to an [...]
Mom already has her own assignments, so why don’t you manage yours?
“Why are those girls all wearing the same boots?” asked my young daughter on a recent errand. In front of us, four teenage girls wore the exact same pair of boots, all in short skirts and similar tops. Inexplicably, they were dressed the same and [...]
We’ve cried with you, lost weight with you, followed amazing adoption stories and devastating illnesses. We view albums of birthdays, trips to the zoo, Halloween costumes and even dinners run amok. We laugh as you rant about a teacher or consider the values you want [...]
Shop with a purpose during the Shop, Save and Share event coordinated by Junior League of Birmingham.
Drive over the crest of Shades Mountain on Hwy 31 and you’ll notice the Sibyl Temple, always reliably white and stalwart, is glowing blue in the evenings. This isn’t an epic student prank, but rather a light scheme that has the cooperation of the Vestavia [...]
Alabama Civil Rights Trail Smartphone app reminds us that some of the most significant events of the last century happened at landmarks all around us.
Occasionally we’ll hear people say they’d like to find a part time position other than retail, something with a regular schedule that still allows time for other interests or obligations. We’ve learned of some part time positions at a law firm in downtown Birmingham that [...]