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4th of july fireworks in tampa bay

4th of July Fireworks in Tampa Bay

Brandon 2016 Brandon 4th of July Parade Date: July 4 at 10:00 am Location: 101 East Lumsden Rd., Brandon, FL 33511,  Cost: Free Details:  Come down to Brandon and enjoy one the largest Fourth of July Parades in Florida.   Bradenton Marauder’s Baseball and Fireworks Show Date: Saturday, July 2, starting at 6:30 Location: McKechnie Field, 1611 9th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34205 [Map] […]

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Stop, Sit, and Play: Enjoying the Ordinary

Last week my kids were sick. My son had a fever and sore throat. Nothing major, but as we all know, if one child gets sick, the other will soon after. Three days after my son was better, my daughter came down with the virus. She felt bad enough that she didn’t want to do anything […]

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SUMMER IN TAMPA BAY

Ultimate Guide to Summer in Tampa Bay

Summer in Florida has arrived and this is your Ultimate Guide to Summer in the Tampa Bay  area. We have summer projects to do with your kids, area outings, guides to explore the Tampa Bay area, local restaurant guides and so much more. Pin it now and use it all summer long. Be sure to share it [...]
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Mommy guilt

Ditch the Mommy Guilt and Handle It

I recently caught up with a good friend. While we sat and sipped wine, our conversation turned back to our kids and our never ending battle with mom guilt. We commiserated over the constant guilt of not having spent enough time playing with our children, cooking dinner from scratch every night…and the list goes on. We […]

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5 Reasons Karate Is Great for Kids {A Mother’s Perspective}

Five months ago we enrolled the kids in Karate. We had tried lots of different after school activities, gymnastics, basketball, soccer, swimming, etc. Every time we tried something new, the kids were excited for the first few weeks, but eventually the novelty would wear off. I’m a firm believer in finishing out what you start. […]

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