Carrie S. synthesized her corporate expertise, educator background and passion as a mother to develop the award-winning Exploracise® program and Fun Wise™ Exercise methodology. Inspired by her two gifted and high-energy children, Aaron and Felicia, she created fun educational products and programs to help children develop a love of learning and healthy lifestyle. Carrie is married to Adam Scheiner M.D., world-renowned Laser Eyelid and Facial Plastic Surgeon, for more than 17 years and has lived in Tampa for over14 years. Find Carrie playing with kids around Tampa, sharing ideas on Facebook or Twitter, and developing new educational games at
Shelling on Caladesi Island

Shelling on Caladesi Island

What would most moms do on a girl’s weekend? Sleep late, see a non-animated movie, relax at the spa and eat at a restaurant without a kid’s menu. This past weekend I was so...

A Bright Idea from Tampa

The light bulb has been a symbol for great ideas from it inception.  So, it just seemed like a bright idea to write about a new fun concept to cover your bulbs that was...
Lice Away Today

Lice Thrive in Summer Camp

The hush-hush topic of lice is something all moms think about during the school year. But I never thought that lice thrive in full force at summer camps, too. If you have ever dealt...

A Fun Play Day for the Entire Family: Playing Unplugged

Bring the entire family to the largest play date in Tampa Bay. On Saturday April 18, Largo hosts the biggest outdoor play date of the year. My passion is healthy lifestyle and learning through play...
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Tech Camps for Kids to Teens

Summer is a time for relaxation and exploration. Kids can get outdoors and play. For budding scientists, future game designers and math enthusiasts, there are many fun summer programs to nurture these passions. Even...

The Magic of Montessori

As a mom and educator, I am always interested in different teaching methods. Montessori has been a mystery until recently when I had the opportunity to observe at the new Montessori Casa Dei Bambini...

When to Start Thinking about College?

When my children were toddlers, college seemed like a far away fairy tale that would magically appear one day. Now that my oldest is a freshman in high school, those days are much closer....

3 Ways to Teach Kids Gratitude

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I can hardly believe that we are entering the holiday season. With a blink of an eye, the New Year will be here sooner than we know. Thanksgiving...

Halloween with Teens

Bye bye are the days of princess and train costumes. Super heroes, video game characters, vampires and witches are more the trend for teens/tweens getting ready for this spooky celebration. As the weather gets...

Family Friendly Fall Walks & Runs

Florida is the ideal location for outdoor family friendly activities. Once the summer rain subsides, Tampa Bay becomes a bustling outdoor wonderland of activities including the beach, biking and walking. Outdoor sites like the...