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November 11 at the South Florida Science Center!

Spectacular Space Family Sleepover at the South Florida Science Center!

Experience space boot camp in the South Florida Science Center’s newest exhibit “Astronaut,” take part in astronomy activities and themed crafts, view the night sky through high-powered telescopes, and cuddle up under our late-night planetarium show during this star-studded event! Event includes planetarium show, activities, Science Center exploration, evening pizza dinner and morning breakfast! Participants supply […]

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Raising Includers

A few years ago I read an article that talked about raising our kids to be “includers” instead of “excluders” and it really struck me. The basic concept is to try to teach our kids the importance of including others and try to squash the mean kid mentality before it starts. In the past, I […]

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Amazon Alexa and FPL?

While Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) customer bills are among the lowest in the state and nation, FPL is always looking for ways to help customers make their bills even lower with energy-saving tips and tools.  Have you seen the new commercials for the FPL skill on Amazon Alexa? We have Alexa in our […]

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Seasons Change…Eventually

It’s the middle of October and I’m hot! While many places in the rest of this country are now enjoying falling leaves, sweater weather, and sipping on warm Pumpkin-Spiced ANYTHING, we Florida moms are still over here sweating through our yoga pants and chugging our Cold Brew. I’m a Florida transplant by choice, but come […]

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Finish Your Cereal. They’ve Got This.

Last week I had a bit of a meltdown.  Probably more accurate to say temper tantrum.  I was overtired.  I was frustrated.  I was feeling sorry for myself over all the demands that life, work and my family placed on me and “my” time.  So, I did what any reasonable mama blogger would do. I […]

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South Florida Science Center: ASTRONAUT

Last week the new exhibit, ASTRONAUT, opened at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium!  I was lucky enough to check it out.  I was blown away from the moment I walked into the exhibit.   If you have ever wanted to know what it is like being an astronaut, you will learn here!  My […]

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Crash Course in Disappointment

In the moments between losing control of my bike and hitting the ground, time seemed to slow. While everything probably happened within a split second, I clearly remember a series of thoughts and decisions. My very first thought was, “I can’t believe this is how my race is going to end.” No one wants to […]

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