Category Archives: KIDS

Why Boca Raton, Florida is the Healthiest Place to Raise a Child

I’m a mom. And I live in Boca Raton. Hooray! I personally think our town has everything you need (and more) to raise an awesome kid. Otherwise, I wouldn’t be writing this blog. But where do we stand when it comes to health? Boca Raton, Florida is the healthiest place to raise a child. Or is it?

I reached out to the board certified pediatricians at Boca VIPediatrics to find out the facts…

Here are our Top 5 reasons why Boca Raton is the healthiest place to raise a child:

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Boca Raton Sewing & Design Classes for Kids at Petite Designers

If you happen to be living with a budding “fashion designer” like me, then finding sewing classes in Boca for your child is a top priority this year. Enter: Petite Designers!

sewing classes in Boca at Petite Designers

Petite Designers, a sewing and fashion design school for kids ages 6-14, offers a semi-personalized enrichment program where students can learn sewing and fashion design by making wearable garments. They also practice other valuable skills such as drawing and taking measurements… Continue reading Boca Raton Sewing & Design Classes for Kids at Petite Designers

Local Hospital Has Gift & Toy Safety Advice for Parents this Holiday Season

If I had to pick just one, the word I’d choose to represent 2020 would be: safety. Keeping our kids safe is at the top of every parent’s list and this year was quite a doozy. It’s pretty much our number one job aside from keeping the snacks flowing. And with the holidays coming, my partner West Boca Medical Center and I wanted to offer some valuable gift and toy safety advice for  parents.

Toy Safety Advice for Parents
Photo by Sweet Memories Photography

Together with Celina Moore, MD, FAAP, we’ve put together tips on red flags to look out for when gift giving this season and what to do in case your kids do get hurt or sick as a result. Continue reading Local Hospital Has Gift & Toy Safety Advice for Parents this Holiday Season

Survey Says! How are Picky Parents Rating this Local Gym?

These days, a mom can’t be too careful. Between the global pandemic and general (overall) worry about the safety and well-being of our children, parenting can feel like a veritable minefield sometimes.

It’s exhausting.

And if you’re a small business that works with kids? There are a TON of new safety factors that leadership has to consider now. Even just running my small group of “Mommy & Me” classes, I’ve had to consider everything from mandatory mask-wearing for mommies to social distancing sharing circles.

Local gym rating for Twisters Gymnastics Boca Raton

The bottom line though? We all care about our kids. Our friends at Twister Gymnastics recently decided to send a survey out to 195 of their most discerning parents. Their goal was to find out exactly what was on families’ minds when it comes to COVID safety and communication at their local gyms in Boca Raton and Coconut Creek. Read on for the results! Continue reading Survey Says! How are Picky Parents Rating this Local Gym?