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Why I Love Preschool (and You Should, Too)

Not all preschools work out. Some are mediocre, others are awful, and a handful are amazing. And while there’s definitely an across-the-board standard for certain aspects, there’s also a good amount of personal preference that determines whether you love or hate any particular school. Except ones that practice poor hygiene. You should probably just run […]

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Must-Have Items for Breastfeeding Moms

Planning to breastfeed? Super! (We also support those moms planning to formula feed; so long as you’re feeding your kids something, we’re happy!) So, you already have the real essentials: the baby and the boobs. You’re nearly done! Er, not exactly. As a mom of two who works full-time, six weeks of maternity leave comes and goes […]

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Grown Up Birthday

5 Unique Birthday Ideas for Grown Ups

Who says kids get to have all the fun? When you’re little, birthdays are just about the best thing ever. You get an entire day devoted to having friends and family shamelessly lavish their attention on you. Add to that the promise of cake and presents and you’ve got the perfect setup for fun and […]

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Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery – Review + Giveaway {Sponsored}

From time to time, we here at Tampa Bay Moms Blog get the opportunity to review certain products we feel may benefit other parents. So when I heard we had a copy of Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery, I jumped at the chance to check it out. My three-year-old daughter already loves Sid. […]

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No Muss, No Fuss – 1st Birthday Party Ideas

Living in the Tampa Bay area has its perks – lots of them. The weather is great, we’re close to theme parks, and we have our choice of city or country life within a few miles of each other. Between nearby Busch Gardens and the Lowry Park Zoo, we can see animals from around the world […]

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You Know You're a Mom of Toddlers

You Know You’re a Mom of Toddlers When…

your longest stretch of uninterrupted sleep was in a toddler bed… you have 2 weeks’ worth of clean laundry strewn about your house… you turn sandwiches into animals/shapes/letters in the hopes that your kid will at least TASTE it before throwing it away… you sing at least one Daniel Tiger song per day in an attempt […]

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10 Food Ideas for Picky Toddlers (1)

10 Food Ideas for Picky Toddlers

My daughter is 2 1/2 years old. In the world of toddler-rearing, this means many things. But when it comes to food, it means she’s more likely to adorn her face with cheese than to actually eat a meal. As parents, we learn quickly that kids oftentimes don’t care about the boring, mundane aspects of life; […]

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Date Night: Pre- and Post-Kids

Do you know one of the quickest ways to determine whether a couple has children without asking? (You know, aside from looking at their ankles and seeing them.) It’s whether they call it “Friday” or “Date Night.” Pre-kids, there is no “Date Night.” Every night is Date Night. Let’s eat in tonight; I’ll cook. Date Night. Let’s go […]

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The Monster and the Mom Part 2

The Monster and the Mom: Part 2

(In case you missed it, read Part 1 of “The Monster and the Mom” here.) Several hours passed in a crawling, swirling, fog of whines, demands, giggles, and pokes until a much larger human poked his head around the kitchen wall. The little ones laughed at his surprise and tackled him with hugs and kisses. He […]

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