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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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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

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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How the #MeToo Movement Hits Home for Tampa Bay Moms

How #MeToo Hits Home for Tampa Bay Moms

As a resource for Tampa Bay Moms, we at TBMB felt that it was important to address an issue that’s been magnified recently, sexual harassment. While Hollywood has given a voice to the epidemic with the #MeToo movement, #TimesUp campaign and now the #ThatsHarassment initiative, we know that these issues aren’t exclusive to celebrities. We recently […]

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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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The Big Hug in St. Petersburg on Global Big Hug Day

The Big Hug in St. Petersburg on Global Big Hug Day

With all the recent natural disasters and bad things making news, a group of kids from Tampa Bay want to give the world a big hug. After all, hugs make you feel better! The group of 1st – 6th graders are going after the world record for the largest group hug tomorrow, National Hugging Day. […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight Emmi Grace’s Angels

Monica and Ryan Angel are good people. They’re kind, they work hard, they obey the law, they pay taxes… they check all of the boxes of people who deserve only good. Good is what they got when they adopted their beautiful daughter Nina in November of 2014. A little over a year later, on December 22, […]

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We need to back off moms on bouncing back

We Need to Back Off Moms On Bouncing Back

This past December we celebrated my daughter’s first birthday. There is a lot to take on during that first year with a baby. One of the biggest pressures moms face is “bouncing back” after baby. Let me start by saying every woman is different. Pregnancy affects everyone differently, both mind and body. Whether you’ve experienced […]

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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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