Rose King

Rose King
Rose is constantly exploring the world with her son, Vincent, and partner of twenty years, Melissa. After moving to the Tampa Bay area to attend The University of Tampa where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Music, she worked various financial jobs until one fateful trip to Hawaii where she decided that she wanted to change courses and pursue her passions in life. She has since completed her first published work of fiction, The Skin Underneath. Continuing to travel and write despite the lifestyle adjustment that is parenthood, you can follow her exploits as the full-time caregiver of her three-year-old prince as Rosiethewrecker on Instagram. You can find her published work at
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5 Ideas To Stay Happy And Healthy This Thanksgiving

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3 Ways to Boost Academic Success in Uncertain Times

Huntington Learning Center South Tampa is here for you. Whether your kids are learning virtually at home or in a classroom at school, the learning center believes all children should be able to achieve...
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Terrified Mother-To-Be: Conceiving Amid The Pandemic

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5 Entertaining No-Fail Excursions in Downtown Tampa

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage With These 5 Powerful Tales of Hope

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Two Mothers Love For A Baby Boy: My Birth Story

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The Best Beaches for The Kids in Tampa Bay

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How to Involve Your Kids In the Kitchen

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How to Save Your Sanity as a Stay-at-home Mom

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6 Children’s Books About Family Diversity

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