All the right notes

The Music Room in Leeds is on a mission to bring the joy and healing power of musical collaboration to children and families by Jeana Durst, content director, JBMC Media When Mark and Alaina Lucas founded

Feels like family

St. Rose Academy gives students a solid foundation, rooted in faith by Lauren Dowdle Birmingham’s St. Rose Academy focuses on three things: faith, family, and the fundamentals. If their alumni are any

A river runs through it

Enjoying one of the treasures of our state comes with a lot of responsibility.

Walk to END EPILEPSY goes virtual

Statewide walk to raise money for 54,000 Alabamians living with epilepsy.

Continuing the Heritage in McCalla

After 45 years in Hoover, Heritage Christian Academy puts down roots in McCalla.

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All the right notes
The Music Room in Leeds is on a mission to bring the joy and healing power of musical collaboration to children and families by Jeana...

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Feels like family
St. Rose Academy gives students a solid foundation, rooted in faith by Lauren Dowdle Birmingham’s St. Rose Academy focuses on three things: faith, family, and...

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Just for Dads ~ September 2020
In the nearly twenty years I’ve spent working with children and youth, I’ve loved sharing David’s triumph. As a young man, David goes to visit...

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A river runs through it
Enjoying one of the treasures of our state comes with a lot of responsibility....

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Walk to END EPILEPSY goes virtual
Statewide walk to raise money for 54,000 Alabamians living with epilepsy....

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Continuing the Heritage in McCalla
After 45 years in Hoover, Heritage Christian Academy puts down roots in McCalla....

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Calera’s Main Street revival
The meteoric growth of a Shelby County city has led to an effort to revitalize its historic downtown....

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I scream, you scream
by Julia Sayers, food columnist Chill out at six of the area’s best places to enjoy ice cream with your family. Summer in Birmingham is...

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Glamp and get outdoors at Big Cypress Lodge
Make the short drive to Memphis, and discover a place the entire family will love. As the pandemic puts a pause on big summer vacation...

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Family finances: July 2020 issue
We asked a local financial advisor for his take on how you can take control of your finances during tough times....

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Life on the Mountain
The Mar Farm in Pelham grew from one family’s quest for clean eating and wellness. by Jeana Durst, content director, JBMC Mediaphotos courtesy of Debbie...

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Sharing hope, one bundle at a time
Mt. Vernon UMC in Gardendale is helping meet the local need for diapers....

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Just for Dads ~ July 2020
According to the dictionary, the adjective “estranged” means a loss of affection, a turning away from someone. The word “strange” within it seems to suggest...

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Shelby County Chamber announces student and teacher award winners
The Shelby County Chamber announces their annual education award recipients....

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Drama at home
Bham's award-winning children's theatre announces new summer camps for 2020...

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Just for Dads ~ June 2020
Every family should develop their own unique rituals, part of what makes your family special....

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A window to the world
The global teddy bear hunt comes to Birmingham....

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Easter, social distancing style
A Hueytown neighborhood saves an Easter tradition....

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Building strength in tough times
A fitness community in Hoover strengthens during a time of social isolation....

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A cardboard puppet theater
Birmingham is home to one of the few theaters in the country creating new content for socially distanced audiences....

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Sew to slow the spread
A Bham nonprofit teaches people to sew, while helping slow the spread of COVID-19....

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Keeping kids healthy at school
BCBS of Alabama has announced its 2020-21 school grant recipients....

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A Celebration of Life, Love, and Family
Faced with a terminal illness, a Shelby County family gave their children a priceless gift....

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Just for Dads ~ April 2020
It's important for dads to know the powerful effect we have on our children’s spirituality....

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