Tag Archives: natural parenting

When the Breast is Best — A Father and Son Journey for Breast Milk

It Takes a Village They say that it takes a village to raise a child.  When it came to feeding my newborn this statement never held truer.  Like most moms I struggled with the idea of breast milk VS. Formula.  After much research I made the well-educated decision that I wanted my son to be […]

It Takes A Village-Let’s Be That Village

My fellow moms, I need to ask you an important question. Do you believe “It Takes a Village?” If so, can we just lift each other up? Can we rise above it all and help each other out? Can we do better for our fellow moms and actually remember that it takes a village? It only benefits […]

Introducing Calley, a Weekend Beach Bum

Hey Tampa Moms!  I’m so excited to be part of the Tampa Moms Blog team of bloggers.  When our family moved to the Bay area almost 8 years ago I didn’t know a single person.  We always wanted to live near the ocean.  When our dreams came true we packed up and left Georgia, where we both […]

Would YOU Reuse a Diaper?

Before you answer that question let me share a few eye-opening statistics with you.  Did you know that 1 in 3 families struggle to afford diapers for their baby?  {source}  Did you also know that there are no federal and/or state assistance programs that provide families with diapers?  There was a story a few years ago that circulated about […]

Introducing Jenny, a Mom Who Lifts More Than Just Her Kids.

I’m so excited to introduce myself to the moms that call the Tampa Bay area home! I’m Jenny, and I’m an {almost} 42 year old mother of Irish Triplets! What are Irish Triplets? They are 3 children born in 3 consecutive years. Haley was born in 2004, Ella in 2005, and Ronin in 2006, affectionately […]

How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics in 2019

I want to reduce single-use plastics for our family. Single-use plastics are no good. I have known this for some time, but only more recently been confronted with how much of a problem they actually are. Too much plastic is making its way into our oceans and freshwater sources. They are being consumed by our […]

Earth Fare Brings Organic to Oldsmar

Health conscious shoppers in Tampa, seeking fresh, healthy offerings have a new reason to be excited. Earth Fare, organic and natural foods grocery store is celebrating the grand opening of their Oldsmar location at 3136 Tampa Road, Oldsmar, Florida 34677 on October 18th. This is the second location in the Tampa Bay area and is part […]

Defeat Mosquitoes Naturally

Do Florida mosquitoes keep you indoors after dusk?  Do you have a bottle of bug spray on your back porch?  Citronella candles are for more than decoration?  Did you know that many of the bug sprays and repellents that we use are loaded with hidden (and very toxic) chemicals that aren’t safe for us or our children. Using […]

Nonprofit Spotlight: Community Roots Collective – Empowering Families in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Moms Blog will be spotlighting 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. Community Roots Collective: Empowering families and helping them grow through education, resources, and love. What […]