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Stand #WithMalala

“There is a moment when you have to choose whether to be silent or to stand up” – Malala. Malala Yousafzai has an inspiring story to tell.  Her story begins long before the October 2012 attack that brought her worldwide attention. For years, Malala and her father were singled out for advocating for girls’ education in Pakistan. … Continue reading Stand #WithMalala »


When you join the exclusive club of Parenthood, you become a lifetime member with the code of ethics that you will always love your child unconditionally no matter what. Although we have that part down pat as parents, we sometimes forget to implement other positive parenting practices that don’t always make us feel very loving … Continue reading TOUGH LOVE »

“Let’s Create A Mess!”

As a child and throughout my teen years, I unwillingly earned the title of “unorganized.” Yes, I was a messy kid, but the more I was referred to as, “the messy one,” the more I realized there was a negative stigma attached to that title. As I became an adult, I developed a short- lived, … Continue reading “Let’s Create A Mess!” »

Piercing Dos and Donts Tampa Bay Parenting August 2015

Your Child and Piercings: Do’s And Don’ts

How much do you really know about the safety of getting a piercing? Have you ever really thought about it? Whether you have a newborn baby girl or a rebellious teen, you may have not given it a lot of thought. Piercing has come a long way since the rockers of yester-year. Just like modern … Continue reading Your Child and Piercings: Do’s And Don’ts »

You Know You’re a Tampa Mom When…

Our city is a great one. With beautiful beaches, perfect parks, exciting theme parks, and a pool at almost every corner, these are some great reasons to live in this area. When you are a Tampa mom, though, there are some things that make you unique and different from your mom-friends of the north. You … Continue reading You Know You’re a Tampa Mom When… »

Safe Snoozing

Each year thousands of families experience losing a child due to sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS. While not every instance is one that could have been avoided, many are. More than 70% of sudden unexpected infant deaths are related to SIDS or accidental suffocation and strangulation in a bed. Check out this infographic to learn … Continue reading Safe Snoozing »

To Foonf or to Fllo?

My Clek Fllo has arrived! Can you hear the excitement in my voice?! As soon as I saw this carseat I knew I had to test this bad boy out, and am I glad I did! Let me give you some background: I am a ride or die Clek customer. I purchased the Foonf for … Continue reading To Foonf or to Fllo? »

Everything Moms Want in a New Home, is Included!

Everything Moms Want in a New Home is Included! by LisaMarie Leihy, lisamarie@tbparenting.com One rainy morning in New Tampa, I joined a group of mommy certified bloggers to tour two of Lennar’s brand new model homes in K-Bar Ranch and three townhomes in Meadow Pointe. After reading up on Lennar Communities, I was impressed to learn … Continue reading Everything Moms Want in a New Home, is Included! »

Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night at Sea World Orlando

SeaWorld Orlando kicked off the summer season this weekend with an energetic all-new nighttime show:  Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night which will run through August 10, 2014 at Shamu Stadium.  A friendly DJ host spins dance music from the 1950s to today and welcomes guests as they enter Shamu Stadium.  The festive party atmosphere features colorful … Continue reading Shamu’s Celebration: Light Up The Night at Sea World Orlando »

Kids Are Heroes

It’s a bird, it’s a plane! No, it’s the St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital’s Kids Are Heroes event at the Tampa Bay Times Forum! On Saturday, June 21st, over 100 heroic kids from across the Tampa Bay community were honored at a special pre-game event in the Firestick Grill at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. The … Continue reading Kids Are Heroes »