Love Books? Join the Club!

TBMB is starting a Book Club!! Get Excited, Moms!! As we are all busy, we will try not to be too aggressive on the timeline. You can expect to see a weekly blog with a few thoughts as well as questions to get discussions started. Participate as much as you like! We hope to create […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Corbett Prep Shines Bright

When my editor asked if any of the TBMB writers would like to tour Corbett Preparatory School of IDS, a local independent school in Carrollwood for grades PreK3-8, I was the first to volunteer. I’ll admit my eagerness to visit was a bit self-serving though. Ever since moving to Tampa a little over a year ago, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Birthday Party Playdate Recap

Tampa Bay Moms Blog recently hosted our one year birthday party at AirHeads Trampoline Arena. We can’t thank the Tampa Bay community enough for your readership and support over the past year that has helped to make Tampa Bay Moms Blog a success! We have posted over 500 articles in the past year including topics […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Body Back Week 4: The Workout That Changed My Life

Oh, I KNOW about losing weight. Trust me, I do. I’m actually pretty good at it . . . mostly because I’ve had a lot of practice. It started with losing the freshman 15 that I picked up after my first year of college. Then I did it again just in time to be my sister’s […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

What do YOU love about Florida? #FLfavorites

We are so excited to tell you about an easy and fun way to help Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and Tampa Bay Watch! Both organizations depend on volunteers and local support to help keep Tampa’s neighborhoods, parks, and waterways clean and to restore and protect the natural beauty of Tampa Bay. They provide environmental education and volunteer opportunities that […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Screen Time Tips with Teens

In today’s world, most of us are attached to a screen at all times. Many things we need for daily life include a screen such as a computer, tablet and mobile phone. How much time are your teens spending behind a screen? It is recommended to have no more than 2 hours of screen time […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Popsicles – A Crafty Treat

Homemade popsicles. They’re easy to make, they stir up the kids’ creative juices and the finished product tastes great! Has anyone else seen those amazing popsicle photos and recipes on Pinterest? I don’t know about you, but Pinterest can make me feel pretty lame as a mom. All those crafty, do-it-yourself projects and recipes. I mean seriously […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

From Uniforms to Devastation

I like to dress up. I work at Channel 13, and to be honest, if you’re not on camera you could really get away with wearing anything – as long as no inappropriate body parts are hanging out. However, I always lived by the motto “dress for the job you want, not the job you […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Enjoy a day at Clearwater Marine Aquarium!

I have to admit, up until a few months ago, I had not seen the Dolphin Tale movie. Granted, it was filmed not too far from us and our kids love sea creatures, but I just never stopped to watch it. So when the kids decided they wanted to go to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, […]

Read full story Comments { 33 }

A Real Mom’s Kitchen – Simple, Family Approved Recipes

This stuff is GOOD! Four words every mom loves to hear at the dinner table. Especially when the meal is easy, quick, and relatively healthy! The meals I cook must be approved by a very hungry man working outside all day, and teen and tween girls. One doesn’t like tomatoes, neither girl will touch mushrooms, […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Body Back Week 3: Something Wonderful Just Happened!

Something wonderful happened tonight! With the Body Back program, I’m supposed to couple my 2 group exercise classes with 2 individual workouts each week. I’ve decided to pick up running again and to set a long-term goal of training for a half marathon within the year. So far, I’ve kept my runs short — a […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

He Said She Said Parenting Styles

Have you and your spouse ever had a difference of opinions in parenting styles? I know I have. When you get married you not only join two people and their families, but you also join two distinct lifestyles and experiences which later translate into parenting styles. Our parenting “blueprint” has already been engrained in us […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }