7 Side-Splitting Kid Quotes to Make Your Day
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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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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 …

Grace Lutheran Church: Vacation Bible School
June 13, 2011 – 2:40 PM | No Comment
Grace Lutheran Church: Vacation Bible School

Grace Lutheran Church will be hosting their annual Vacation Bible School!  Last year we had a ton of fun with lots of games, singing, arts and crafts…this year will be all of that and even …

YMCA Summer Camp Develops Youth’s Potential: Registration now open for summer camps; Miami
May 24, 2011 – 7:52 AM | No Comment
YMCA Summer Camp Develops Youth’s Potential: Registration now open for summer camps; Miami

This summer the YMCA of Greater Miami is encouraging parents to give their kids a chance to be active and make friends at the Y’s camps from June 13th to August 19th in Miami-Dade and …

Tornado relief efforts in Brevard County! YOU can help!!
May 5, 2011 – 8:51 PM | No Comment
Tornado relief efforts in Brevard County!  YOU can help!!

A donation drive is underway in Brevard County to help the victims of the devastating tornadoes that hit Alabama last week.  Starting today, Thursday May 5th and running through the weekend, ending Monday …

Books for Kids, Books for Adults, The Power of Literacy – Part II
April 14, 2011 – 10:23 AM | 4 Comments
Books for Kids, Books for Adults, The Power of Literacy  – Part II

In Part I of this topic, I discussed how reading and talking with young children increases their vocabulary significantly.  Increased vocabulary and exposure to the written word, along with significant discussion …

Love Sometimes Means Saying Goodbye . . .
April 4, 2011 – 7:00 AM | 2 Comments
Love Sometimes Means Saying Goodbye . . .

Thoughts on Separation Anxiety (Part I)
The time comes when you have to leave your child for a period of time.  It may be for a time when you just need …

Books for Kids, Books for Everyone . . . The Incredible Power of Literacy
March 25, 2011 – 6:00 AM | One Comment
Books for Kids, Books for Everyone . . . The Incredible Power of Literacy

The program “Books for Kids” is as Mama Lori explained a wonderful vehicle for getting books into our children’s homes and hands.  Yes, the level of literacy that a child holds at …

Your Man Literally Does Have a One Track Mind Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life
March 18, 2011 – 7:06 AM | 2 Comments
Your Man Literally Does Have a One Track Mind  Sexual Healing for a Healthier Life

February’s Cosmo had a headline that caught my eye. The article was titled “101 Things About Men.” Yes, I read Cosmopolitan. I also subscribe and read Men’s and Women’s Health and …

Books for Kids: Not Just Another Non-Profit
March 14, 2011 – 7:00 AM | 3 Comments
Books for Kids: Not Just Another Non-Profit

I have recently been introduced to one of the most amazing non-profit organizations in the country, Books for Kids’.  In a nut-shell, Books for Kids’ builds libraries and donates books to children in need.  They …

Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show, BankAtlantic Center: THE WINNER IS…
March 3, 2011 – 1:19 PM | One Comment
Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show, BankAtlantic Center: THE WINNER IS…

The winner of our Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show, coming to the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise THIS Saturday, is……Jessica Negron!!!!  Congratulations to Jessica and her family from our team here at Sunshine Mamas and all …

Who Knew? Baby Showers…
February 28, 2011 – 6:00 AM | No Comment
Who Knew? Baby Showers…

I recently made my first baby shower appearance since my miscarriage in December. I wondered how it would make me feel and what emotions would arise. I currently have seven family/friends in …

Melbourne Beach: Flute and Piano Lessons
February 23, 2011 – 9:00 AM | One Comment
The Kissing Hand: February Compass Point
February 14, 2011 – 7:41 AM | 2 Comments
The Kissing Hand: February Compass Point

February is the Valentine month, so how can you help your children understand and celebrate this special time of the year.  There are some great children’s books that are classic in …

ART Melbourne Beach
February 4, 2011 – 12:04 PM | No Comment
ART Melbourne Beach

Art Melbourne Beach is a fine art event bringing local artists and residents together!  The event will be held February 19, 2011, 5:30-9:00 p.m. at the Melbourne Beach Community Center and Mansy Room.  There will …

DNA Sugar Free Energy Drink: WIN A FREE CASE
February 3, 2011 – 6:00 AM | 6 Comments
DNA Sugar Free Energy Drink: WIN A FREE CASE

DNA Sugar Free Energy Drink is giving away one FREE case to one lucky Mama!  (Or Dad for that matter.) Who doesn’t need a little more energy?  I know that, for myself, I have been …

“In the Neck of Time”, Part I
January 31, 2011 – 10:57 PM | 3 Comments
“In the Neck of Time”, Part I

Some of you may have heard that I am writing a blog on thyroid disease.  Far be it for me to disappoint. January is national “Check your Neck” month and as this is …

♥♥♥ Cutest Couple Contest w/ EZ Photography ♥♥♥
January 31, 2011 – 6:54 AM | One Comment
♥♥♥ Cutest Couple Contest w/ EZ Photography ♥♥♥

Submit a photo of you and your significant other to EZPhotography@aol.com by FEB 13th to be included in to contest. Please include first names of both people in photo. …

Love Without Fear (Circa 1947) Love Without Fear (Circa 2011 and Beyond) “Mr. Tom”
January 28, 2011 – 8:42 AM | 3 Comments
Love Without Fear (Circa 1947)  Love Without Fear (Circa 2011 and Beyond)  “Mr. Tom”

True story! This past Saturday I visited St. Peter’s Episcopalian Church on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida. This church youth group was raising money for an annual retreat selling “stuff” at a yard …

Melbourne Beach Library: Chinese New Year Dragon Dance
January 24, 2011 – 7:21 PM | No Comment
Melbourne Beach Library: Chinese New Year Dragon Dance

Melbourne Beach Public Library will be hosting their Chinese New Year Dragon Dance, February 5, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. with crafts and refreshments. All ages are welcome. Bring folding chairs or beach chairs to sit …

Space Coast Symphony Presents Mendelssohn Goes Italian
January 24, 2011 – 12:29 PM | No Comment
Space Coast Symphony Presents Mendelssohn Goes Italian

The Space Coast Symphony presents Mendelssohn Goes Italian at the First Baptist Church in Merritt Island, 7pm on Saturday, January 29, 2011!  The program is as follows: Mendelssohn’s Overture, Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto and Mendelssohn’s Symphony …

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