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It’s Never Too Late for Friends to Change Your Life

Do you make friends easily? I do. As a military kid, making friends quickly and deeply becomes a life skill and sometimes a survival mechanism. I was a professional acquaintance maker and an excellent friend until my calendar was overrun with pediatrician appointments and day care interviews, and then sports schedules, homework and social events. […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 14th-16th}

Friday, October 14th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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Pain, Pain, Go Away

“Making the decision to have a child – it is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” ― Elizabeth Stone Sitting at our kitchen table, the shiny metal one that looks like it belongs in a vet’s office, my daughter tells me about an incident on […]

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A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Life-Saving Advice

  As a breast cancer survivor, I felt obligated to dedicate this post to something cancer related.  I’m not a fan of the “pinking” of October, but I didn’t want that to prevent me from possibly sharing some information that could be life saving. But don’t worry, this isn’t another  “awareness” public service announcement as defined by many […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Oct 7th-9th}

Friday, October 7th Art on the House Come visit the museum on Friday night to enjoy all the exhibitions on display. Time: 4 pm – 8 pm Cost: Pay-as-you-will admission to the museum Location: Tampa Museum of Art, 120 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa M.O.M’s Friday Night Market The M.O.M’s Friday Night Market was created to enhance the […]

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Oh Fudge! An Ode to America’s Nostalgic Confection and the Art of Childhood Failure

American lore tells us that fudge first made its grand debut at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, at a senior auction in 1892. Whether this is true or not will remain a mystery, but what we do know is that chocolate fudge is a confection that the U.S.A can call its own. Many speculate that its invention was […]

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Make the Hospital Less Scary with the UnMonsters App

Sponsored By: St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital As an adult, going to the hospital can be a scary experience. But imagine being a child who is unfamiliar with a hospital setting – all you see are large machines and equipment, rooms full of people you don’t know, and doctors walking everywhere in masks. Sounds even scarier, doesn’t it? […]

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