A Stroke of Imagination
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So, I wouldn’t want to repeat my high school years. I wouldn’t go back to that awkward stage when I was faking my way of...

New beginnings can be thrilling and horrifying. The heart-racing excitement parents and college-bound kids feel just before the big send-off is often over-shadowed by an...

Becoming a parent can be daunting. So many choices. So many decisions. Car seats, cribs, strollers – I often wonder how my son has survived...

Little Moguls

Instilling entrepreneurial ideas in children will help them become successful adults, revealing their true talents and abilities, creating independence within them and helping them learn to adapt to numerous situations....

Parent Teacher Pow-Wows

I have the pleasure of observing the parent-teacher dynamic both as a parent AND as an educator with...

Five Signs Your Child Needs a Tutor

t’s frustrating when a child is struggling at school; it’s exasperating for the parents and for the child....

Teaching Toddlers Math

Chances are, your toddler is already using math every day without even realizing it. Math is everywhere! Whether...

Get 2 Zero: Ending Domestic Violence

Each year, millions of children witness the abuse of a parent or adult caregiver. What they see and hear in a home with domestic violence can affect them in a...

Stop Hovering!

My husband Tim and I operate two businesses, running whitewater kayaking and zip line canopy tours in the...

Understanding Childhood Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health problems, affecting about one out of eight children. While...

Corsages, Boutonnieres, and Peer Pressure

Homecoming festivities are getting started and with the excitement of finding the perfect dress or the best matching...

Home Sweet Tampa

Young families are flocking to the Tampa Bay area in record numbers in search of beautiful homes and sunshine. With our magnificent beaches, highly rated schools, fantastic sports and bustling...

5 Steps to De-Cluttering Your Life

There's a good reason that professional organizers start their projects by first clearing out the cluttered space they're...

Quick Recipes for Child Athletes

Here are some great easy and quick recipe ideas: (Rich in healthy vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, proteins and carbs)...

Celebrate Earth Day

For most of the country, April is when trees and flowers start to bloom again. We here in...

Deadly Mistake

As doctors and nurses quietly walked in and out of the colorful rooms at the Steinbrenner Children’s Emergency Room at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, checking on patients and calming families,...

Soul Food

We all have heard of soul food, but is there food for the soul? Emotional eating can be...

More Than Sad: Teen Depression

Depression is a serious medical illness that is marked by feelings of profound sadness and a lack of...

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Macaroni & Cheese is a favorite for every kid. Not to mention, a much-loved comfort food we all...