Holiday Travel Gear for Kids You Can Actually Use Year-Round

After an exhaustive time traveling to/from the northeast for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, we vowed to stay local for Christmas. Well, easier said than done, especially when Disney invites you to come see their Candlelight Processional at Epcot two days after Christmas. You don’t say no to Disney when you’re a blogger. 😉 So, I was really excited when BubbleBum® reached out with some amazing recommendations for travel gear for kids– great for the car or on a plane/in transit.

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BubbleBum is actually a family-owned company founded by mom of two, Grainne Kelly. Grainne was frustrated having to transport bulky, hard booster seats on planes and car rental companies not providing booster seats for her children. So, she designed her own portable booster seat and other travel innovations too!

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MOMpreneur Monday: Jasmin Boutique Boca Raton

MOMpreneur: n. defined as a female business owner who is actively balancing the role of mom and the role of entrepreneur.

Welcome to our latest installment of MOMpreneur Monday, highlighting Florida businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow Mommas.

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Today’s featured Modern Boca MOMpreneur is...Jasmine Otero, owner and founder of Jasmin Boutique of Boca Raton!

Jasmin Boutique Boca Raton

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We Unwrapped “The Peacock’s Gift” 2016 Puppet Show at Sugar Sand Park

Make a New Year’s resolution to bring more culture into your family’s life in 2017! And, there’s no shortage of it in Boca Raton. Mark your calendar for The Peacock’s Gift Puppet Show at Sugar Sand Park on Thursday, January 5th. The fun family show features puppets, shadow puppets, storytelling and more!

The Peacock's Gift Puppet Show at Sugar Sand Park

Here’s the premise: When the Peacock Fairy arrives in mid-summer, all the peacocks compete to win her favor and receive magic powers. All except for the littlest peacock. He decides to take a different path. Journey with the humble little Peacock as he helps others in need and finds himself part of the splendor of the Chinese New Year celebration. The show is a Chinese folktale about giving, kindness, and taking responsibility for one’s actions.

The Peacock's Gift Puppet Show at Sugar Sand Park


The Peacock’s Gift Puppet Show at The Willow Theatre

DATE/SHOWTIMES: Thursday, January 5th at 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

COST: Adults $8; Children 12 & under $6*

*Family Shows include juice & cookies with each child’s ticket after the show. Attendees of all ages must have a ticket.

Tickets for all Willow Theatre performances can be purchased online or in person during Box Office hours at the Willow Theatre Box Office.

Methods of payment accepted are cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express. If using a check, please make the check out to: The City of Boca Raton.

Box Office hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Peacock's Gift Puppet Show at Sugar Sand Park


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Saving for Education: A New Family Tradition for Your Child

I’m at the point this holiday season where I’ve literally run out of gift recommendations for people for #dailybocaavery. The last thing my Boca kid needs is another toy! We’re going to have to move out of our house at the rate we’re going. Instead, I am encouraging those close to us (especially the grandparents) to help us start a new valuable holiday tradition: saving for education.

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