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Who’s Zooming who? Tale of the Family Zoom Calls

How Sunday Family Zoom calls bring family closer Since the pandemic started in March, air travel has not been an option for my family. By now I would’ve visited my family in NYC at least twice, taken a few trips to S. Florida, yes I know I could drive, but I’m not about that 5-hr-drive […]

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Tips for healthy parenting during COVID-19

7 Things the pandemic has taught me about parenting Y’all, can we just say I stan with every person who says this whole year has been crazy. I concede, parenting during Covid-19 has me going in circles. 1. Take one day at a time Ok, let’s be clear, I’m not saying don’t have a schedule/routine. […]

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Review: Play Pits Kids Deodorant

The worry-free all-natural deodorant for kids Summer is almost over but if you live in Florida or any other warm climate, you know the heat will linger for a few more months. With the unrelenting restrictions of Covid, my children spend a lot more time playing in the yard. And let’s just say the return […]

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6 Things Surviving R. Kelly Taught me About Parenting

Quick tips to help raise strong confident daughters (and sons) After watching the Surviving R. Kelly Docuseries on Lifetime and Gayle King’s interview on CBS, my heart hurt. I couldn’t help but think about these young women and how they were cheated out of so much. How much pain they have had to endure and […]

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What I Learned About Building a Child’s Confidence with Karate

What I Learned About Building a Child’s Confidence with Karate It all started with finding a Karate School near me Wait, there’s a way to do this, you ask? Yes, and it starts by finding a Karate school near you. Let’s face it, it’s a different world from back when many of us grew up. […]

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Gun safety and Gun violence: How to talk to your kids.
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How to Talk to Children About Gun Safety & Gun Violence

Talking to your kids about about gun safety and gun violence starts with patience… If you don’t follow the news, who can blame you the way things have been going lately. But I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the most recent mass-shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It’s been coined […]

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6 Tips for Getting Out of the House On Time with Kids

  Whether you’re a working mom or a Stay-at-home-mom (SAHM) the reality remains, trying to get out of the house on time, with children is rarely an easy task. And depending on your morning, it could lead to a serious meltdown for all parties involved. So after dealing with a few manic MoMents, myself included, […]

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5 Tips to Protect Your Family This Flu Season

How to combat the Flu virus It’s Flu Season and anywhere you turn, you’re bound to hear someone talking about the Influenza virus. With so many opinions and horror stories floating around like germs, how do you know who to trust? Thankfully, I was able to chat with Dr. Nathelia Barnes, DHSc, MSc, a health […]

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4 Things They Don’t Tell you When Preparing for a Hurricane

What I’ve learned from Hurricane Irma: Hurricane season is June 1 to November 30th which means it’s still fair game when it comes to hurricanes. After surviving Hurricane Matthew and more recently Hurricane Irma, I thought it would be helpful to share what I’ve learned. Expect the worse but hope for the best. I know, […]

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Top 5 Reasons Playdates Give me Anxiety

Why can’t scheduling playdates be simple? I must admit, until recently, my children have never had playdates with children we didn’t already know. So playdate etiquette was never even a thing I had to consider. But now that we’ve moved to a new neighborhood and my children are making friends in their new schools, playdates […]

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