Category Archives: Health + Wellness

Peace on a Paddleboard: Finding My Me-Time Escape

Like Disney’s Moana, I’ve felt drawn to the water for as long as I can remember. An ’80s baby, I was obsessed with The Little Mermaid and daydreamed about being part of Ariel’s world. In my dreams, my perfect me-time escape has always involved water. But growing up far from the ocean in Pittsburgh, Pa., all I could do […]

Our Journey to the Keto Diet: Becoming a Reluctant Hippie

The information and other content provided in this blog, or in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. I tend to shy away from fads and trends. If a movie comes out that is all the […]

No One Fights Alone: When Life Gives You Childhood Cancer, You Create a FRAMILY

In case anyone was wondering, CHILDHOOD CANCER SUCKS! Cancer sucks the life and health out of the people we love and it kills their future. Cancer destroys lives and relationships. As much as I don’t like cancer, I must share the best thing that cancer ever did for my sister. When Life Gives You Cancer […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Emmi Grace’s Angels

Monica and Ryan Angel are good people. They’re kind, they work hard, they obey the law, they pay taxes… they check all of the boxes of people who deserve only good. Good is what they got when they adopted their beautiful daughter Nina in November of 2014. A little over a year later, on December 22, […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: American Heart Association Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Moms Blog spotlights one local nonprofit each month. Our goal is to bring awareness to our readers with nonprofit organizations that are making an impact in Tampa Bay through their connection and work in the community. If you know an organization that should be featured contact us at [email protected]. As most moms will probably […]

Missing a Hug, But Finding Joy in Life’s Other Ways

A lot has changed in the world in a very short period of time. From a global pandemic that overnight practically changed how as humans we operated, behaved and interacted day to day. To a bright light spotlighting the darkness that exists around inequality & racism. After months of isolation, uncertainty, sadness and a roller […]

Kidding Around Yoga – Giveaway

The instructors at Kidding Around Yoga are busy.  Busy, spreading the KAY love all over the world with trainings and music.  Yet you will still finds instructors leading local classes, camps and programs that are offered by individuals who have taken the KAY training. You can find Kidding Around Yoga throughout St. Petersburg in the schools, at the Rubin Health Center, […]