One thing I am thankful for amid the COVID-19 pandemic is that my son still has the opportunity to play sports. I am and have always been a sports mom. I love watching my kids in their element on...
He ran down the sidewalk laughing. His awkward proportions had no effect on his speed as he propelled himself toward me. Suddenly, the rubber sole of his shoe caught on the cement, abruptly stopping his sprint, and...
October. For most, it brings to mind pumpkins, the changing colors on leaves, and fleece-lined leggings (well, unless you live in Florida like me). For those who have been touched by cancer, you’re probably well aware that Breast Cancer...
We decided to pick up and go. I quickly packed 2 days worth of clothes for all 4 of us. Enough swimsuits, snacks, and hotel toys for a little weekend away. My house looked like a tornado hit it...
Plug covers, life jackets, helmets, baby monitors — as parents, our main focus, the thing that keeps us up at night, is how to keep these tiny humans alive and unharmed. We go to great lengths, and spend good...
I’d like to think I would be a good advocate for suicide prevention but not as someone who has overcome suicidal tendencies but because I live a life as someone left behind after the suicide of my husband. At...
Life pre-pandemic was hard but manageable. I was exhausted all the time, hardly saw my husband due to both our jobs and could barely keep my temper in check with the kids. But that was the norm, and I...

The Other Virus

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Most people who have the virus never know. Even the majority of people who find out they have the virus through an antibody test are asymptomatic or have only ever experienced symptoms so mild they never knew they had...
August is National Breastfeeding Month! While most of us have been feeling the worry and stress of coping with COVID-19, parents of a newborn dealing with the unknown is particularly daunting. With all the information out there, we wanted...

ISO A Mom Friend

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Will you be my friend? No, seriously, I need a friend. Is that you? Are you out there? I’ve lived in St. Augustine for nearly a year and so far I know exactly one mom. She’s amazing, sweet, kind, caring,...

In + Around St. Augustine

Baby It’s Cold Outside: 3 Easy Recipes to Warm You Up

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As soon as temperatures dip (and here in Florida, that can mean just into the 60s & 70s) it’s like my body instinctually goes...