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To Leave or Not Leave during a Hurricane

To Leave or Not Leave during a Hurricane

110To leave or not to leave during Hurricane Irma, that was the question? Having to decide whether to evacuate our home and leave other family behind during a hurricane had to be one of the most difficult decisions I have ever had to make. Of course my husband, children and I were going to make the decision together but my…

Tampa’s Lowry Park ZooBoo Visit

Tampa’s Lowry Park ZooBoo Visit

200  We attended the first day of Tampa’s Lowry Park ZooBoo and it was really cute. The kids had a great time and nothing was too scary as promised. There was a scaredy cat fun house which had stops decorated with pumpkins and witches. The decorations were cute and attractive to the eye.  The colors were great.  There was also…

Easing Travel Away From Kids

000 In a few days I’ll be travelling to Georgia for work.  This will be my first time travelling away from the kids because of work and while I have been away from them for short periods of times, this feels different.  They know what the routine is, but it’s important to reassure them letting them know I’m just a…

My Top 10 Tips for Back to School

100 10.  Talk to your kids about your expectations and ask them for theirs.  What is new this year, what is the same?  Is it the same aftercare routine?  Be prepared, try not to leave any concerns unanswered.  Kids worry too. 9.  Get back into a sleep routine, so kids are prepared for the early rise that school requires.  Start…

A Smooth First Day of School

000Today couldn’t have gone any smoother for which I am SO thankful!  My guess is that I suffered enough last year with weeks of tears and heartache.  My son was calm and collected, a far off comparison to last year.  His teacher who seems sweet, relatable and friendly had an impact as well.  When I picked him up he was…

Getting Ready for Back to School

000 It’s countdown time, 5 more days till school.  My biggest concern is our sleep routine.  Not only do the kids have to get back into the swing of things, but so do I.  I need to go to bed earlier than  normal and it’s been difficult.  I’ve been wanting to make them go to bed by 9pm for the…