Our Happy Family of 8

Our Happy Family of 8

News anchor Martha Sugalski catches us up on life after the birth of her triplets. With a college student, a high school student, a middle school student and three mobile babies, Martha is as busy as ever, and she couldn’t be happier.

The Ultimate Girl’s Back to School Guide

The Ultimate Girl’s Back to School Guide

Think back to when you were your daughter’s age; worried about friendships that may have changed over the summer, the start of tougher courses, and the constant pressure of looking and acting a certain way. As she prepares to start the new school year, it’s important to show her guidance …

Dehydration in Pregnancy

Dehydration in Pregnancy

Summer time. Time for fun outside regardless if you are pregnant. In Florida, we are exposed to extreme heat. Just the time spent in the car as it is cooling off can cause some levels of dehydration.

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

We asked preschool and kindergarten teachers what parents can do to prepare our children for kindergarten. Here is what they told us.

Thirty Summer Snack Ideas

Thirty Summer Snack Ideas

Is snack time stressful for you? Have you run out of ideas for fun, yummy snacks or light lunches? When my kids need something to nibble, I often struggle to come up with …


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Back to School 2014

Back to School 2014

In this issue: our follow-up with Martha Sugalski & her triplets; 10 tips for girls headed back to school; advocacy for your child at school; “The Facts of Lice!”; and congratulations to Orlando Pediatric Associates on 75 yrs with a vision for Orlando!

for preggos

Is 35 High Risk?

Is 35 High Risk?

You arrive at your OB/GYN office excited about the new addition to your family but leave an hour later with frustration and anxiety as you find out you have just been labeled “Advanced Maternal Age.” So really, is 35 high risk?

for mommies

Sharing

Sharing

Teaching children to share is difficult. Find out what Dr. Gordon suggests to teach sharing to your children.

Orlando Moms Blog

Photo Editing with Apps

Photo Editing with Apps

But first, let me take a ...... (sorry, had to!) Today on the blog Joanne shares her favorite photo editing app! ...

Recent Articles

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

back-to-school a.k.a. back-to-a-schedule!

Today I attended my oldest child’s freshman orientation for high school. Honestly, I don’t feel old enough to have a child entering high school. I mean, for heaven’s sake! The smell of the old wooden bleachers was all too familiar as we sat and listened to the guidance counselor go over the policies and procedures. […]

Don’t take a vacation from exercise!

Don’t take a vacation from exercise!

Exercising while on vacation may sound crazy to you, but taking 20-30 minutes each morning to break a sweat will leave you feeling energized and will also lead to making healthier dining choices (or not feeling as guilty when you splurge).

Sharing

Sharing

Teaching children to share is difficult. Find out what Dr. Gordon suggests to teach sharing to your children.

10 Most Common Beauty Mistakes

10 Most Common Beauty Mistakes

By Mindy Black Licensed esthetician and CEO of Inner Beauty Skin Care   1. Sleeping with makeup on. This may seem like a no-brainer, but so many people skip this step because they get too tired. The trick? Wash your face before you even think about getting into bed. Don’t just opt for a makeup […]

Pink Lemonade Party

Pink Lemonade Party

Nothing says summertime like a good ol’ fashioned lemonade stand! This summer, don’t let the hot days get you sticky! Make the best of lemons by throwing a lemonade party for your little one! Whether it’s a birthday party or just a celebration of summer, you’re sure to be the party that everyone remembers!

4 Day Potty Training

4 Day Potty Training

by Katie Schweitzer   What started out to be a quick email to my friends, I discovered my email soon turned into a >FWD >FWD >FWD to friends of friends desperate to find an easy solution to potty training.  My instructions are simple. Pick a long weekend where you don’t have plans for 4 days. […]

Designer Birthday Parties on a Budget

Designer Birthday Parties on a Budget

by Natasha Flores
photography by Lizvette Wreath Photography www.lizvette.com
As moms, we celebrate every milestone in our children’s lives. For Natasha, birthdays are the mega-milestones. With the help of Pinterest and passion for event design, she looks forward every year to daughter Sophia’s next birthday.

Low Impact

Low Impact

By Kristen Scruggs I’m a very active person and I love, enjoy and NEED exercise in my life! I am addicted to running. However, when I was four months pregnant with my daughter, my doctor asked me to stop running. I was devastated. It looked like I had placenta previa, and he wanted to be […]

{Moms Give Back Guide} Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.

{Moms Give Back Guide} Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.

Consign. Shop. Save. Give Back.
The Moms Give Back Guide is excited to highlight Cradle to College! There are several ways you can give back to Orlando families and our community at each sale location!

“Lylah will always be perfect to us”

“Lylah will always be perfect to us”

At a routine prenatal visit, Mariah learned that her unborn baby Lylah had spina bifida. She transferred to a high-risk obstetrician for the remainder of her pregnancy. Even though they knew Lylah’s life would be full of uncertainties, they embraced her challenges with grace and laughter.

Introducing the New Baby

Introducing the New Baby

Preparing for another child is always an exciting time for a family. But what’s the best way to introduce a young toddler to your new baby?

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

When "High-Risk" Hits Close to Home

“Some of my stories are health related, and A LOT are emotionally related.” Kristi shared. “I’ve always known there would be an opportunity to tell my story, I just didn’t know when.”