Category Archives: MBMOMS-TO-BE

So, You’re A Modern Boca Mom (or Dad) To Be? There’s a Class for That!

Congratulations! You’re expecting your own #BocaBaby…how awesome is that?! Surely between bottles and diapers and car seats and classes, you are researching like crazy and seeking out only the absolute best for your Boca bundle! And whether it’s your first, your last, or maybe just one in between, newborns require around-the-clock care. While Modern Boca Mom can certainly help you find the nearest drive-thru Starbucks or blow dry bar, there ARE some tips and tricks you’ll need as a new parent for all that other stuff (AKA taking care of a human life, no biggie…). 

Luckily for all you parents-to-be, Boca’s top pediatricians (as voted by Sun-Sentinel) are now offering a one-of-a-kind Boca class for pregnancy for expectant parents. And, it’s different from any other out there!

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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? Is Boca Raton really the healthiest place to raise a child?

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

Here are Dr. Chad Rudnick and Dr. Paul Gilbert’s Top 5 reasons why Boca Raton is the healthiest place to raise a child:

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Start the School Year Off with EveryParent, THE Palm Beach County Parenting App

This post was sponsored by Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County parenting app. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the provider. Please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I was compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.


With all of the Boca back-to-school craziness this week/month, I feel like I haven’t written a proper blog post in AGES! I’m excited to ease back into things after a little (and much needed) summer slowdown. I think every small business owner needs a break to re-charge every now and then. And I actually have a big announcement! Over the next few months I’ll be working with Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County! They are doing BIG things in our community, especially when it comes to expecting mamas and families of young children. Also, I can’t wait to tell you a little bit about their Palm Beach County parenting app and website! Big scoop coming your way, mamas…

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Our Friends Won’t Start a Family Because of Student Loan Debt

It’s true. The other night, my husband caught up with one of his guy friends who’s lived with his girlfriend in New York City for more than a few years now. He told him that they aren’t getting married or starting a family because of her massive student loan debt.

There’s something seriously wrong with that. They both have great jobs (thanks to a good, yet clearly expensive) education. But, they work in an industry that requires them to live in or near big city. They are able to pay their (I’m sure somewhat higher than average) rent and bills each month, no problem. But due to massive student loan debt, there’s not enough money left over to save up to buy a house or pay for an engagement ring. That’s maddening to me!

Head to www.myfloridaprepaid.com and use code: Boca1718 to get a discounted application fee.

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#modernbocadad and I are some of the lucky ones. We both graduated from college debt-free. I know this isn’t the norm. Student loan debt has reached $1 trillion of debt among Americans and I refuse to let our daughter join that statistic.

I talked about this on the blog before the holidays. But, we officially have a plan in place to prevent massive student loan debt for our child thanks to Florida Prepaid.

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How Florida Prepaid Helps You Avoid Massive Student Loan Debt

Florida Prepaid College Plan allows families to prepay, on a monthly or lump-sum basis, the future cost of 1) college tuition, 2) specified fees and 3) dormitory housing. It’s a simple 1-2-3! When your child is ready for college, the plan pays the tuition and fees at any Florida College or State University. However, if your child attends an out-of-state college or private college, the plan will pay the same amount as it would pay at a public college or university in Florida. This is a win-win for parents!

Head to www.myfloridaprepaid.com and use my promo code: ‘Boca1718′ to get $25 off your application fee! It is quick and easy to enroll mamas and the younger your child is, the smaller the monthly payment will be.

Enrollment is open through the end of February 2018! Don’t delay!

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Sponsored: This student loan debt post was sponsored by Florida Prepaid via Bloggin Mamas. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my own and not influenced in any way by the sponsor. Any statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with provider, so please refer to this site’s Disclosure for more information. I was compensated for this post, but that does not impact my views or opinions.