5 Reasons to Attend the Learning Expo 2014

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On February 8th, from 10:00 AM – 3PM the Davidson Center of the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will be filled with more than 30 exhibitors from private schools, homeschools, public schools, and education-related businesses and resources for the Learning Expo 2014. The day will also include several guest speakers, along with a some stellar […]

Sam and Greg’s Pizzeria and Gelateria

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Whether you just finished feeding the ducks and fish at Big Spring Park, expended all your energy running around Biscuits Backyard at Earlyworks, or need a quick bite after a downtown appointment, Sam and Greg’s is the place to “fuel up” with kids.

A Gym for Kids

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When we moved to Madison in 2009, my five-year-old son quickly made several neighborhood friends. My 18-month-old daughter was a different story. Being younger, she was not as independent and I began to look for activities for her. In my search, I came across The Little Gym.

Athens Kiddie Carnival: A Local Gem

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By Jennifer Breuer, Editor of RocketCityMom.com It’s the end of June and that means it is time for one of my family’s favorite summer traditions. We ride Ferris wheels and roller coasters, eat funnel cake and cotton candy, and have a whole lot of fun. The best part is we do it all for less […]

Read a Book, Save a Bat

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At Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, we LOVE summer. And we LOVE reading! So Summer Reading is one of our favorite times of year. It’s a time where we invite kids across the community to read for fun! We hope that you will join us this summer for our Summer Reading Program: Dream Big READ!

Burritt on the Mountain: A Day of Family Fun

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By Jennifer Breuer, Editor at RocketCityMom.com Burritt on the Mountain is a history museum/nature center that sits on the top of Monte Sano Mountain and is frequently referred to as the “Jewel on the Mountain.” Once you’ve visited this 167-acre site you’ll understand the reference. History Burritt Mansion, built in 1936 is the centerpiece of […]

Panoply with Kids


By Stephenie Walker, Editor of RocketCityMom.com I was four years old when Huntsville hosted the very first Panoply Arts Festival. Every spring, my sisters and I would head into “town” to celebrate The Arts in all forms – music, dance, theater, arts and crafts. As a girl, dancing on a Panoply stage with my ballet […]

Who Doesn't Love Trucks?


By Christa Landingham, Contributor at Rocket City Mom TRUCKS!!!! At my house, we are really mindful not to instill gender stereotypes but, I admit, I immediately thought of Ben. Then we went, and I saw how completely overjoyed Alya was and how much fun Daddy was having and how totally fun I thought the mail […]

Preschool Skating Party


By Jennifer Breuer, Co-Editor of RocketCityMom.com When you think roller rinks don’t you think preschoolers? To most people, that sounds like a disaster waiting to happen but the folks at Aldersgate United Methodist Church had a vision. They’ve created a designated time for preschoolers to bring their riding toys, scooters, and the like and enjoy […]

2nd Annual Summer Activities Fair Almost Here

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By Jennifer Breuer, Co-Editor of RocketCityMom.com Spring Break is just a few weeks away and summer is right around the corner. Have you made your plans yet? Don’t worry, you’ve still got time and this Saturday, you’ve also got a lot of help! Hosted by Sci-Quest and the Huntsville Arts Council, the Spring Into Summer […]