Category Archives: LIFESTYLE

Living a Happy Offline Boca Family Life in an Online World

This Living an Offline Boca Family Life in an Online World post was sponsored by Google in partnership with the Forward Influence Network. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


When it comes to technology, I consider my family and I to be relatively early adopters. We have a deep appreciation for how tech makes our lives as adults and parents easier. And, we utilize it throughout our Boca Raton home. However, now that I have a child (#dailybocaavery is the ripe old age of 6), I know I personally struggle with maintaining a visible balance. My daughter sees EVERYTHING. And as a blogger and busy mom, I spend a lot of my time…well…online and on a screen. It’s a challenge trying to live a fulfilling offline Boca family life when our world is so heavily digital.

Boca family life online
Photo by Sweet Memories Photography

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Top 5 Pressures & Challenges Local Moms Face According to this Boca Raton Therapist

It’s freakin’ hard being a parent! When you’re a mom in Boca Raton, there can be a great amount of pressure on you to balance a happy and healthy home-life. Not to mention providing an income for your family. This can be especially challenging when there are young children who need to make it to school on time and participate in extracurricular activities. The responsibility and expectation of being a parent is incredibly high.

Prioritizing yourself and your individual needs, especially as a mom, is no longer a luxury. It is a necessity. That’s why I’m talking to an amazing Boca Raton therapist, Lori Lundin-Fish, PhD, LMFT of Palm Beach Therapy Center, who has some insight for you, my readers, on the top pressures and challenges local moms are facing. Continue reading Top 5 Pressures & Challenges Local Moms Face According to this Boca Raton Therapist

My Lifelong Love Affair with Mizner Park in Boca Raton

A local native, I grew up going to Mizner Park in Boca Raton. It opened when I was 9 years old and I remember being so excited for Liberties Bookstore, Ruby Tuesday and the new movie theater (now IPIC). Boca’s “pink plaza” has become iconic for us younger residents. Heck, I even took my junior prom and wedding photos there!

Boca High Prom 1999
Our Wedding photo shoot 2011

I told you…iconic. 🙂 Continue reading My Lifelong Love Affair with Mizner Park in Boca Raton

How to Make Your Boca Mom Fashion Work for You

Look, it’s no secret that the adjective version of “mom” is often shorthand for dorky, dated, and no fun. Ever heard of mom jeans? Or a mom haircut? Yeah, not exactly a compliment. Well, I think it’s time we South Florida moms take back those phrases and show the world that dressing like a Boca mom can be fun, stylish, and cool. Check out these mom-tastic tips for absolutely rocking your Boca mom fashion and wardrobe. Next time you pull up in that luxury mini-van, folks will definitely turn heads. Continue reading How to Make Your Boca Mom Fashion Work for You