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Rock-a-Bye Baby with Nurse & Nurture

Thank you to Nurse & Nurture for supporting families and for sponsoring this post. Rock-a-bye baby, mama needs sleep. We all know parenthood is an incredibly amazing, exciting and special time in our lives, but it can also be tiring, stressful and downright overwhelming. ‘Will you please come home with us?’ After Nurse & Nurture’s president, […]


Healthy Eating with Kids… Isn’t That a Contradiction?

Is it even possible to get my kids to eat healthy without losing what’s left of my mind after halfway raising all these kids? Getting a strong willed 3-year-old to do something they don’t wanna do without fighting, serious bribing, and major drama… I hear ya, there are few harder things in life. I have […]


Fostering a Love of Learning

Thanks to San Jose Episcopal Day School for providing programs that foster a love of learning and confidence in little ones and for sponsoring this post! When choosing a school, parents seek an environment that will best meet their child’s social, emotional, and developmental needs. Parents may think, How will my child’s social and emotional […]


Charity Spotlight: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Perfectly healthy humans get blood cancer. You cannot predict it or prevent it. When I learned this, it was all I could do not to burst into tears. That reaction was immediately followed by anger. How unfair! And to top it off, it is very much a “kids cancer.” Seriously? Luckily, amazing philanthropic organizations like […]


Chasing Normal

Throughout our five years of marriage, my husband and I have shared a running joke. After my many attempts to make things from scratch or purchase unique items from the grocery store I thought he would enjoy, he would always reply, “I just like normal.” I learned not to slave over a cake, because boxed […]


Charity Spotlight: The Chemo Noir Story

Cancer impacts everyone. We have all had a friend, family member, colleague or child who has battled cancer.  Some of us win, and for some of us, cancer wins. Cancer is non-discriminant, unfair, ugly and takes everything. It takes your body, your mind, your work, your money… but it can never take your soul, and […]


Your Delivery, Your Way

Thank you to UF Health North for giving families such great options when it comes to choosing their labor and delivery.At UF Health North, expectant mothers have greater options when it comes to delivering their babies. The campus is home to the region’s newest, most advanced hospital that includes a Labor and Delivery Unit. Located […]