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How to Create a Smart Home On a Budget While Stuck Inside

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been coming up with ALL KINDS of home improvement ideas after being stuck inside the past few weeks. And as much as I would like to purchase a new garage door, build an outdoor kitchen and gut my daughter’s 1980’s bathroom, those big ticket items are probably on hold until Boca is open for business again.

Luckily, one of the things that I can do on my own (…or maybe with a little assistance from my handyman husband) is make our home a little smarter. I’ve discovered that with some help from my friend Amazon, plus the 4 tips below, you too can create a smart home inexpensively while stuck indoors!

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Twister Gymnastics Has Gone Virtual! NEW Active Kid-Friendly Content

When you think about Twister Gymnastics, you think: COMMUNITY. And during times like these, community is more important than ever…as long as it’s at a safe distance. 🙂 That’s why we’re so excited to announce that Twister Gymnastics is virtual! Plus, we have an update on what they’re doing to keep their staff safe and their members moving. Here’s the scoop… Continue reading Twister Gymnastics Has Gone Virtual! NEW Active Kid-Friendly Content

5 Telehealth Therapy Tips to Help Boca Moms Cope with Our New Normal

Boy, I have never been more happy to have a local Boca Raton therapist as a MBMom partner…especially during this stressful Corona(virus) climate. I think us moms could alllll use some top notch therapy to get us through. And the good news is, YOU CAN GET THAT THERAPY VIRTUALLY! Lori Lundin-Fish, PhD, LMFT, is the owner of Palm Beach Therapy Center and a licensed marriage & family therapist. She is at the ready for anyone needing a mental health lift. And, I convinced her to share 5 telehealth therapy tips to help us Boca moms cope with our new normal. Let’s get started!

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What Boca Moms (with Kids at Home) are Doing During COVID-19

Hey mama. How are you doing? I’m taking deep breaths 6+ feet away from everyone right now. I may even be having a little wine…daydreaming about a time when Coronavirus/COVID-19 didn’t roam the earth (or Palm Beach County). I’m taking it slow now that we’re about a week in, trying to figure out how to provide content for readers like you when the majority of it always involves events or happenings in Boca. These are of course, CANCELLED for the foreseeable future. Since I also work at a school, I’m just praying May activities leading up to graduation actually happen. Those poor kids…

This challenging time has also brought out the curiosity in me. What are Boca moms with kids at home doing during our collective self-imposed quarantines/social distancing? Below, I’m sharing a little about what we’re doing. I also put out a survey on Facebook and here’s what I found out from other moms, complete with (affiliate) links to purchase any needed supplies!

I’ve personally found that I need to keep it simple. I have felt anxious, paralyzed and overwhelmed. And, honestly just plain sad for the state of the world and our small business community. I hope this helps me and you as we navigate this new normal. Continue reading What Boca Moms (with Kids at Home) are Doing During COVID-19