Nina Cruz

Nina enjoys spending time with her husband of 3 years and 4 beautiful children. Together, Nina and Alvin have a blended family; Arre a skilled 12 year-old soccer player, AJ an 9 year-old talented baseball player, Chloe the spunky “girly tomboy” is years-old & Jax is 18 months. A work-from-home mom in freelance editing, Nina enjoys the outdoors, working out, is an avid reader and loves to meditate. She attended the University of South Florida and has her BA in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences concentrating in Communication and Sociology. Follow her on instagram @ninacrooz_ or twitter @ninacrooz

Beauty & the Bar {Moms Night Out Event Announcement}

Disclosure :: We would like to thank our sponsors at  The Bar Method for inviting our community into their space in Tampa. Another special thank you to all the swag and giveaway sponsors who helped make this event...

The Perfect Choice is Jessica Souza Photography

Finding the perfect photographer is not easy. There are many photographers in the area and narrowing it down to one can be an overwhelming decision.  You want to know that your hard-earned dollars are invested in...

Police Wife: Love Behind the Badge

  In honor of National Police Week, I wanted to dedicate this post to my husband, Alvin, who began his career with the Tampa Police Department 11 years ago.When we married almost 4 years ago,...
Bloom Tampa Bay

{EVENT RECAP} Bloom:: An Event for New & Expectant Moms

Disclosure :: all Tampa Bay Moms Blog events are made possible by our amazing partners. Thank you to Florida Hospital for sponsoring this event and to Chi Yoga for inviting our readers and guests into their relaxing space  On April...

{EVENT RECAP} Misson Complete – Earth Day Playdate a Success!

Mission complete! Earth Day Playdate was a SUCCESS!! Color Me Mine and Tampa Bay Moms Blog teamed up for a morning full of fun, socializing, and creating ceramic art. The kiddos enjoyed pasteries, painted ceramics trolls...

{PLAYDATE ANNOUNCEMENT} Celebrate Earth Day with Color Me Mine!!

We are so excited to be teaming up with Color Me Mine in Hyde Park Village (1609 W Snow Circle, Tampa, FL) to host an EARTH DAY playdate that you and your little ones...

BLOOM: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

We are excited to present Bloom :: A New and Expectant Mom Evening of Pampering Who :: All Tampa Bay area moms: new, expecting and those who are planning on expecting within the year What :: A night of learning,...

Bonus Mom: 4 Lessons I’ve Learned

Parenting is hard work. Plain and simple. As a mother, I know this first hand. As a step parent, parenting becomes co-parenting with many layers. The title step mom, to me, gives off a negative connotation. I...

Why I’m Hooked on Babywearing

I love wearing my baby! Yes, you read that right. I love to WEAR my baby- just like an accessory.  I’m pretty new to this whole babywearing business but I am HOOKED! I thought...