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Florida Celebrate Literacy Week

Pick Up a Book and Celebrate Literacy Week!

Did you know reading to your child for at least 20 minutes each day can help promote their success today and in the future? Florida is celebrating Literacy Week this week across the state as the Just Read, Florida! program aims to help the state’s 2.8 million students become independent, successful readers. This year’s theme … Continue reading Pick Up a Book and Celebrate Literacy Week! »

The Florida Aquarium Hosts Guppyween!

Come one; come all to downtown Tampa where the Florida Aquarium is allowing the wild animals, ghosts and princesses to roam the aquarium during Guppyween! This exciting event offers the perfect family-friendly Halloween event which includes trick-or-treating among 20,000+ sea creatures. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to board a wild aquatic journey where you will … Continue reading The Florida Aquarium Hosts Guppyween! »

Florida in a Day: Tallahassee

My heart was thumping in my chest. I closed my eyes and breathed deeply, the scent of oak and pine trees mingled in my nose. I could hear what sounded like a zipper as my sister whizzed past. This was the end of the course, and I had no way down but through the zipline. … Continue reading Florida in a Day: Tallahassee »

How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

The fireplace is lit, the presents are open, and the anticipation for 2016 is growing. Beyond the second wave of parties inviting the new year, there lies a dull excitement of what-if’s and expectations for the unknown future. These next 12 months are exciting and may encourage you to create New Year’s Resolutions. Unleash your … Continue reading How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolution »

Keep Santa Alive! – Answers to Tell Your Questioning Kids

First they write Santa a letter. Then they come back to school in tears because Sally told the class that Ol’ Saint Nick is a dirty parents’ trick. Blasphemy! Parents choose to break the magic at different times, but that doesn’t mean your household cannot celebrate the Christmas spirit. We have some awesome responses to the … Continue reading Keep Santa Alive! – Answers to Tell Your Questioning Kids »

Shake Recipes to Gain Weight

Shakes are the ultimate go-to snack packed with proteins and substances to make you feel full while delivering energy. Your child can sip these drinks in class. Make sure the drinks are poured into appropriate containers to avoid spillage, especially while driving. The Strawberry, Peanut Butter, and Banana Smoothie Protein: 19.5g   Calories: 432   Total … Continue reading Shake Recipes to Gain Weight »

What Should My Teenager Do Over Holiday Break for College Apps?

For a lot of high schoolers, the holiday break can be an excellent time to prepare for college, even if you’re only a freshman. Send our tips to your child on how to spend each year of high school wisely to impress college admissions. Freshman JOIN ORGANIZATIONS! You have spent the first semester settling into … Continue reading What Should My Teenager Do Over Holiday Break for College Apps? »

Aprés Divorce: Competing with the “Other” Christmas

I’ll never forget my first year of two Christmases. Gifts on gift on gifts! I received everything that I ever wanted and more. (Plus, the same gift twice a few times, too!) This unforgettable Christmas was a holiday delight, even if it was a reward for suffering through a messy divorce or an attempt to … Continue reading Aprés Divorce: Competing with the “Other” Christmas »

Shop Smart This Cyber Monday!!

It is the end of November, which means Thanksgiving has passed and we can go back to our egotistical ways of shoving one another to buy Timmy the last Transformers toy in stock. Kidding! Kind of… There is no way to deny that these biggest sales of the year have turned the friendliest of customers … Continue reading Shop Smart This Cyber Monday!! »

Community Service within Tampa Bay – How You Can Help Out This Holiday Season

Need service hours for school? Want something to do? Or just in the mood to give back to your community and create smiles? Community service opportunities are everywhere, but sometimes they can be hard to find. We have collected a few in the Tampa Bay area for this holiday season. Mark your calendars! Silent Disco … Continue reading Community Service within Tampa Bay – How You Can Help Out This Holiday Season »