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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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Coffee Shops in Tampa Bay – It’s National Coffee Day!

  Today is National Coffee Day! Coffee. It’s one of my favorite words (mostly because it’s the first thing on my mind each morning!). As moms, it seems like we can’t function without the stuff. Even the smell of coffee beans is enticing, isn’t it? There are so many ways you can enjoy your coffee – black, with […]

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Around the Bay – Kid Friendly Weekend Events {Sept 30th-Oct 2nd}

Friday, September 30th 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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