My mom has always encouraged me to follow my passion and has supported me unconditionally along my journey as an entrepreneur and CEO of Seven Marketing and PR. She has instilled in me and Faith that has given me the determination and drive to build a successful business while being a single mom. She’s been at … Continue reading Mother’s Day Spa Day Contest with The Grand Beauty Spa
Spring time is here and this mommy is jumping for joy! The weather is perfect (not too hot like summer) and there are lots of places within driving distance to take the kids on a day trip, most of which are doable in a few hours. Here are a few ideas to get you started. … Continue reading Let’s Go! Best Spring Day Trips in Tampa Bay for Families!
When you’re a busy mom with one kid pulling on your hair while another’s about to tumble out of the shopping cart, it can be difficult to look stylish. You need to be dressed for comfort and function and if it happens to come together in a stylish way, well that’s a bonus! For those of us who want to look fashionable while still being … Continue reading How to Step Up Your Mom Style: Tips from the Runway Translator
Champions for Children has recently expanded its commitment to providing a range of education and support services to families who want to strengthen their skills as parents. Last year, the agency launched its Positive Parenting Partnership (P3) program, which serves families with children or teens of any age. P3 is a Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood federally grant-funded initiative designed to strengthen families by … Continue reading The Scoop on P3 Classes: Positive Parenting Partnership
April may signal spring, Easter bunnies and the beginning of Florida’s hot season, but there’s something far more serious we should all think about this month: Child Abuse Prevention. April is National Child Abuse Prevention month, and for local leaders who have devoted their career to taking care of our most vulnerable, this is an issue that cannot be highlighted … Continue reading Taking Action for Child Abuse Prevention Month
The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County has invested in children and families for 30 years. The mission of ensuring children are healthy, developmentally on track, ready to learn, and are in supported and supportive environments has been the cornerstone of its purpose in our community. This year, the Children’s Board will invest over $30 million in … Continue reading How the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County is Working for You!
Meet Our April 2017 Guest Editor: Kelley Parris, Executive Director of The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County My life’s journey has taken me from a poverty-stricken area of west Alabama to an exciting life in New York. I moved to Tampa in 2013 and since then, have been welcomed and touched by some of the most gracious individuals to have ever entered my … Continue reading Meet Our April Guest Editor: Kelley Parris
Parenting often seems like one challenge after another, but there’s one particular milestone that has almost every parent cringing: The Talk. Those adorable toddlers clutching their toys and cardboard books will—despite out best efforts—careen right into puberty one day. Some parents answer questions about bodies and sexuality at any age the child begins to ask; … Continue reading Birds and the Bees 101: St Joseph’s Children’s Hospital Teen Talk Program
Your kids can spend their summer on stage, singing like Broadway stars. They can canoe in the morning and code in the afternoon. They can try new sports, learn a language, make a movie or stop the summer academic slide. With so many choices, how do you start looking for summer camp? Here are some … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Summer Camp for Your Child
Ask the Doctor with Dr. Jill Hechtman, M.D., FACOG, Medical Director Tampa Obstetrics Q: I’m a few months away from delivering my first baby. What are my options for pain control? There are many different pain management options available for pain management during labor. Some are more effective than others. I like to begin with the … Continue reading Ask the Doctor: Pain Control During Childbirth