Alissa

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Alissa is mom to a 2 year old boy who’s determinedly thrusting himself into toddler-hood, wife to a man not afraid to run through the grocery store making race car sounds, and kitty mama to two cats rescued at 2 weeks old. She attended USF for Mass Communications and works in television production. In what non-parents call spare time, she practices aerial yoga, enjoys photography and video editing, paddle boarding, and exploring new adventures to be had with a toddler.
Learning Responsibility and Compassion From Pets

Learning Responsibility and Compassion From Pets

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My child is an only child. He has two siblings, the furry kind. We adopted our two cats, Roo and P.I.T.A, six months after our son was born. He learns tremendous lessons of responsibility and...

The Case of PTM: Public Toddler Meltdown

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It was a great morning. We all woke up in a great mood and decided to spend the day out and about. In toddler world, there is often only a small window of time...

Bradley Method for Natural Childbirth: Pros and Cons

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I’ve always been the type of person who attempts to live my life sans drugs of any type. Before getting pregnant, I thought nothing of epidurals, inducing labor, or even food that might be dangerous...

I Judge Other Parents and I’m Not Ashamed

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     Before I was a parent, I judged parenting techniques. I would think to myself, “I’ll never do A, B, or C to my child like that parent did.” I would then stock-pile...

10 Healthy Grab N’ Go Snacks

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My baby loves to snack, more than me, which I thought was near impossible. Being a new mom and spending what seemed like hours in the baby food section, I never felt confident in...

When Pre-Child Intentions Meet Reality

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There were so many things I said I would never do as a parent. Oh, how naive I was! As you get into the parenting groove, you learn what intentions and ideals you need...

Baby Eczema: A Vicious Cycle

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My husband and I set our baby up for failure in regard to allergies. He has environmental allergies and I have food allergies. We knew that we would have to be very cognizant with...
ST. PETERSBURG MOMS

You do the math: Years vs. Months

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  I’m 430 months old! How ridiculous does that sound? Why is it that some parents insist on continuing to refer to their child’s age in months? I don’t know about you, but I don’t want...

Taking Back My Life: Postpartum Fibromyalgia

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I am a working wife and mother of a 1 year old and was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I don't define myself as a mother. I don't define myself as a wife. I also...