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How to Prepare Your Family for a Disaster in Boca Raton

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Who knew? This time of year is kind of a big deal when it comes to how we and the City prepare for disaster in Boca Raton. Because mamas, THEY HAPPEN! Whether we get an awful thunderstorm that causes flooding along Second Avenue or (God forbid) a massive hurricane headed our way, it’s essential that our families are prepared both mentally and physically for the worst. Luckily the North Atlantic hurricane season is over at the end of November!

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Your Perfect Boca Raton Roof Cleaning “Solution” is Pressure Perfection

This Boca Raton roof cleaning post was written by my sister and Modern Boca Mom contributor, Lauren Ricks. I am so happy she decided to share her experience with Pressure Perfection with all of us! 

P.S. Be sure to read all the way to the end for a special MBM discount!


It’s fairly easy to find any old pressure cleaning company among all the Clipper ads and door hangers strewn about. But, I wanted to find the “right” company for my (much needed) roof cleaning project. After a ton of research and two cleanings later, here’s why we chose Pressure Perfection!

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I’m Disconnecting My Daughter | How xFi Saved Family Time in our House

Screen time. It’s often necessary in my house, especially if I need to get work done…or plain just need a b-r-e-a-k. I  refer to it as my TV babysitter. 😉 And as the weather gets hotter in South Florida, the more I know I’ll rely on it. I usually consider myself a strict regulator…at least until lately. Spring Break broke my typical resolve…even during mealtimes. Now, I know I need to work on disconnecting my daughter. And I’m proud to say I found a little shortcut. Let me tell you about how Xfinity xFi saved family time in our home…

Disclosure: “How Xfinity xFi saved family time” was sponsored by Comcast. Personal story and thoughts are my own.

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5 Reasons Miami is Great for Families

When you think of Miami, what do you picture? South Beach, classical inspired villas and luxury hotels with in-ground pools? While Miami may have all of these things, it has so much more to offer. From fun-filled Jungle Island to the magnificent Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (I still need to go!), metro Miami is not just reserved for young college grads. It’s also a great place to raise a family and look into Miami real estate.

The most populated city in Florida, Miami-Dade County’s population continues to grow at 2.1% per year. What attracts people to Miami is not just the beautiful weather year round, but the culture and opportunities it provides for young people. Here are just 5 more reasons why Miami is a great place for families and children.

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