7 Side-Splitting Kid Quotes to Make Your Day
June 30, 2016 – 9:41 AM | No Comment

Ever heard the old adage “kids say the darndest things?” There’s a reason for that, and chances are good that your kids have come up with some doozies of their own a time or two. …

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7 Side-Splitting Kid Quotes to Make Your Day
June 30, 2016 – 9:41 AM | No Comment
7 Side-Splitting Kid Quotes to Make Your Day

Ever heard the old adage “kids say the darndest things?” There’s a reason for that, and chances are good that your kids have come up with some doozies of their own a time or two. …

Talking to Your Child about Gun Violence in the Wake of the Orlando Shooting
June 15, 2016 – 9:07 AM | No Comment
Talking to Your Child about Gun Violence in the Wake of the Orlando Shooting

The recent events at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida have sparked questions and concerns, both in Florida and around the world. Although parents do their best to shield their children from hatred and violence, chances …

Things to Do at the Beach Without Getting Wet
June 1, 2016 – 9:27 AM | No Comment
Things to Do at the Beach Without Getting Wet

Although swimming in the ocean is one of the best parts about living in a coastal state, there are times when you and your family might want to have fun without getting wet – particularly …

What Parents Need to Know about the Florida Zika Virus
May 18, 2016 – 3:18 PM | No Comment
What Parents Need to Know about the Florida Zika Virus

Chances are good that you’ve heard at least a little about the Zika virus on the news, online, or even in your Facebook feed. However, very few people truly understand the virus and its impact …

4 Parenting Style Types: Which One Are You?
May 4, 2016 – 12:35 PM | No Comment
4 Parenting Style Types: Which One Are You?

Experts in psychology have identified four very different and unique parenting style types that describe a parent’s approach to his or her child’s upbringing. What’s more, some styles are more effective and beneficial than others. …

Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Your Child
April 20, 2016 – 11:18 AM | No Comment
Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Your Child

With the hot summer months upon us, your kids are gearing up for days at the pool or beach, which means you’re thinking about how to protect them from damaging UVA and UVB rays. Choosing …

Ways to Overcome the Stay at Home Mom Slump
April 6, 2016 – 11:09 AM | No Comment
Ways to Overcome the Stay at Home Mom Slump

Being a stay at home mom is a rewarding experience in many ways, but over time, it can (and inevitably will) feel a bit monotonous. Fortunately, you can break away from your schedule and your …

The Best Museums for Children in Central Florida
March 23, 2016 – 10:58 AM | No Comment
The Best Museums for Children in Central Florida

There are plenty of things to see and do with your kids, but if you’re tired of the same routine of going to the park or heading out for ice cream, there are some museums …

Children and Pets: Making Choices Based on Developmental Stages
March 9, 2016 – 1:06 PM | No Comment
Children and Pets: Making Choices Based on Developmental Stages

From the time they are toddlers, children have the desire to take care of others. Caring for a pet can help ease your child into the responsibility of caring for a dependent, but not all …

Kids and Politics: What’s On Their Minds?
February 26, 2016 – 1:29 PM | No Comment
Kids and Politics: What’s On Their Minds?

The 2016 presidential election is one of the most intense in recent years. You see it everywhere you turn – on the television, on your Facebook news feed, and even on signs in your neighbor’s …

Going Back to Work After a Baby: Five Tips for Transitioning
February 17, 2016 – 12:46 PM | No Comment
Going Back to Work After a Baby: Five Tips for Transitioning

Carrying a baby for nine months is hard, caring for a baby in the weeks after birth is even harder, and going back to work once your maternity leave is over might be one of …

Easing Five Common Childhood Fears with Confidence
February 3, 2016 – 11:51 AM | No Comment
Easing Five Common Childhood Fears with Confidence

Whether your child is dealing with a fear of the dark, animals, monsters under the bed, or even something as serious as burglars and kidnappers, your little one’s anxiety can take a serious toll on …

Rainy-Day Entertainment: Five Best Board Games for Kids
January 24, 2016 – 11:48 AM | No Comment
Rainy-Day Entertainment: Five Best Board Games for Kids

Despite the fact that Florida is the “Sunshine State”, there are still plenty of rainy days. Kids can quickly grow restless if they are cooped up in the house, too. It’s important to stimulate your …

TOP 5 RATED FAMILY FUN CENTERS IN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY AND ST. LUCIE COUNTY
January 20, 2015 – 8:51 AM | No Comment
TOP 5 RATED FAMILY FUN CENTERS IN INDIAN RIVER COUNTY AND ST. LUCIE COUNTY

Are you looking for a family fun center that offers lots of fun, excitement and adventure within a secure and clean
environment? Check out our list below! We have compiled top 5 destinations for you!
•    Super …

Mango Shrimp Tacos in a Cabbage Leaf Tortilla Wrap
April 28, 2014 – 11:01 AM | One Comment
Mango Shrimp Tacos in a Cabbage Leaf Tortilla Wrap

Make your next taco meal healthy with a few easy swaps. You could use shrimp, fish, chicken, beef, or eliminate the meat altogether and use extra beans instead. Skip the highly processed tortilla wrap and …

Kids and Summer- out of school for summer break.
June 12, 2013 – 10:03 PM | 2 Comments
Kids and Summer- out of school for summer break.

1. Make the Most of Local Library Kids’ Programs this Summer
Libraries are often a great source of summer holiday entertainment. The majority hold summer reading programs, which encourage children to read and give you an …

Fabulous 51 Hour Sale At “COACH” Ladies- That’s Right!!!
December 18, 2012 – 11:26 PM | One Comment
Fabulous 51 Hour Sale At “COACH” Ladies-  That’s Right!!!

Hey ladies- Sunshine Mamas is Back!!! We have an amazing holiday sale special for you. The online Coach Store on eBay has a “HUGE” sale on Coach Apparel until Thursday of this week. We will be keeping …

Tim Tebow Fire (St. Elmo’s Fire) Remix
January 14, 2012 – 11:45 AM | No Comment
Tim Tebow Fire (St. Elmo’s Fire) Remix

Florida’s own, Tim Tebow takes on the New England Patriots today in a much hyped showdown. You more mature Mama’s will remember the original song!

Think Outside The Bra: To Test or Not to Test, that is the question?
October 11, 2011 – 6:04 AM | No Comment
Think Outside The Bra: To Test or Not to Test, that is the question?

Each year in honor of breast cancer awareness month, I talk about how nutrition and exercise can decrease and in some cases prevent the onset of breast cancer.  I talk about being pre-disposed because of …

Sesame Street Live, BankUnited Center: Close Your Eyes and Imagine!
June 18, 2011 – 11:08 AM | One Comment
Sesame Street Live, BankUnited Center: Close Your Eyes and Imagine!

I had the privilege of attending Sesame Street Live, 1-2-3 Imagine at the BankUnited Center in Miami, with my 19 month old Ileana. What an adventure we went on! The show opened up with all …

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