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Confessions of an Accidental Homeroom Mom_ _ What Are You Saying Yes To_ (1)

Confessions of an Accidental Homeroom Mom: What Are You Saying Yes To?

I made sure we arrived ridiculously early during open house for my son’s kindergarten. This was partially because I was nervous but also because we had a lot to do. We set about putting all the supplies where the teacher wanted them. Then, did a mountain of paperwork. Followed by our wonderful teacher speaking to […]

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Tampa Bay Moms Blog Celebrate National Library Week

Beyond Books: Celebrating National Library Week in Tampa Bay

It’s National Library Week! Did you know that was a thing? Neither did I, but now that we know, let’s write the book on National Library Week in Tampa Bay! “Libraries Lead” National Library Week marks its 60th anniversary April 8-14, 2018, with the theme “Libraries Lead.” Seems like a fitting tribute to a place […]

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The Homeschooling Questions You Really Want to Ask

The Homeschooling Questions You Really Want to Ask

In the wake of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, I’ve had a lot of people ask me about homeschooling as they try to make decisions about their children’s future in public schools. Many of them ask similar questions and it occurred to me that there may be other parents out there with the […]

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Financial Freedom_ How to Live Like No One Else and Get Ahead (1)

Financial Freedom: How to Live Like No One Else and Get Ahead

Financial planning. Taxes. Emergency fund. Budgeting. Debt. No Financial Freedom. Those words or anything dealing with money really used to stress me out. I was a typical college student, and managed to get myself into credit card debt at a young age. Even though I KNEW better. But I was convinced that I NEEDED stuff […]

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March For Our Lives

March For Our Lives: Joining Our Parkland Neighbors

After the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida a statement surfaced in our Facebook feeds. “There have been 18 school shooting so far this year”. This statement makes me feel emotional and overwhelmed. How is this possible? I haven’t heard about 18 school shooting already. This statement makes me feel so defeated. So, is this […]

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Love Language

Are You and Your Partner Speaking the Same Love Language?

I was aimlessly scrolling through Facebook one day and saw a friend post about The Five Love Languages. She and her fiance took a test online to determine how they each preferred to express and receive love. I thought it was a really interesting idea. I immediately Googled the subject and found The Five Love […]

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I Discovered my Fitness Passion; You Should Too

I Discovered my Fitness Passion; You Should Too

I spun and lifted my way through my 20’s. I jogged, kick boxed and Bodypumped my way through the decade. Youthful, energetic and free of familial obligations, I worked my butt off daily at the gym, I discovered my fitness passion. Fitness was my biggest hobby and my passion. In fact,  I spent so much […]

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martin luther king jr books

13 Books and Activities to Help Keep MLK’s Dream Alive

Today, we celebrate a man of vision who sought to unify our country through equality and love. Yet, many of our children are only vaguely familiar with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the amazing legacy he created. As parents, we are the first educational resource our children have and we are almost always […]

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