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Winter is Here: Prepping Your Florida Kids for the North

People who know me understand that I hate winter. The snow is not my natural habitat, especially since I’m a native Floridian. Some Floridians think snow is this magical, mythological, and wonderful creation. I believe these are the ones who haven’t had to live in it. Now I’m no expert, but I lived in Philadelphia […]

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100 Things to Do in Tampa Bay on Spring Break

Six years ago, my little family and I planned to visit Tampa for the first time on our 2012 Spring Break. My daughters were three years and five months old. We spent the week visiting kid-friendly attractions, eating at great restaurants, and checking out some hot spots around Tampa Bay. We never expected that in just a few […]

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Why We Celebrate No-Birthday-Party Birthdays

My son turns 8 this March. With eight years of birthdays, you’d think we’ve had our share of sugar-fueled, bounce-house, wrapping-paper-blizzard birthday parties. It’s a rite of passage for every family, after all. Part of the parenting puzzle. But you’d be wrong. To date, we’ve had exactly one birthday party that involved our son inviting […]

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Kid Friendly Restaurants in Tampa Bay

Kid Friendly Restaurants in Tampa Bay for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is sneaking up on us! Whether you would like to celebrate the day of love with your kids or you just don’t have a babysitter available, finding kid friendly restaurants in Tampa Bay is a must. When dinner and a date involve kids, my favorite attempt at having a good experience is finding […]

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Photo Series: The Way We Are

In June 2017, I officially decided to became a stay at home mom. The month before we welcomed our second child into our family and in that short time frame I knew I wanted to spend more time with both my children. Whether it was making sandwiches, building blocks with my son, teaching my daughter […]

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Feeding Tiny Humans: No Cooking Required

When my daughter was a baby, anyplace with a drive-thru became my best friend. I needed food and it was winter in Minnesota. With temperatures below zero, I refused to leave the comfort of my car and those amazing heated seats. Then my daughter went through that stage where she would only nap by me […]

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6 Healthy Valentine’s Day Snacks for Kids

Valentine’s Day is usually celebrated with lots of sweet treats. Every store is stocked with a variety of chocolates, cakes, candy and cookies. It can be a challenge finding a nutritious substitute perfect for Valentine’s Day. If you’re looking for a healthy alternative for your child, I can help.  Here’s six simple but nourishing snacks […]

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