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Teacher's 'No Homework' Policy Goes Viral
Posted by steffany813

We were really interested to hear your thoughts Monday on our Facebook post when we shared a note sent home from a teacher saying:

Dear Parents,

After much research this summer, I am trying something new. Homework will only consist of work that your child did not finish during the school day. There will be no formally assigned  homework this year.

Research has been unable to prove that homework improves students preformance. Rather, I ask that you spend your evenings doing things that are proven to correlate with student success. Eat dinner as a...Read More

Zika... What do you know about it?
Posted by steffany813
I'm a worrier I have 4 kids and I'm always worried something will happen. I worry about child abductions, traffic accidents, random shootings and yes... even disease. I try to stay informed on current dangers while at the same time not over researching becuase I could easily fixate and drive myself crazy. So when it comes to the Zika virus I try to be just as informed as I need to without getting obsessed.
For me that means being aware of high risk areas but avoiding statisitcs on actual infections. It's a hard like to straddle, wanting...Read More
Would you Microchip Your Child? I'd consider it and people are pissed off!
Posted by steffany813

I got a lot of really negative blow back from doing this Micro chipping story. I never would have thought so but the reactions from total strangers was down right abusive and threatening.  It was picked up by right wing media outlets, posted on religious fanatical sites, shared on conspiracy theorist blogs and more. I received death threats and threats of violence against my children. Why? Because I had an opinion on something that they disagreed with? That made it ok to threaten my life and the lives of my family members? Because I have a constant fear that my...Read More

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Coffee Walk & Talk on Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Posted on Aug 4th with 1 attending.

Girl's Night Out-Classic Movie Night-The King & I on Sunday, August 28, 2016
Posted on Aug 15th

Rally to Improve Birth + Maternity Fair on Monday, September 05, 2016
Posted on Aug 10th with 1 attending.

Fast & Free Flu Shots at Carrollwood Centra Care on Wednesday, September 07, 2016
Posted on 5 Hours Ago with 1 attending.

Fast & Free Flu Shots at Wesley Chapel Centra Ca on Thursday, September 08, 2016
Posted on 5 Hours Ago with 1 attending.

Fast & Free Flu Shots at South Tampa Centra Care on Monday, September 12, 2016
Posted on 5 Hours Ago with 1 attending.

MiraBay Market Grand Opening! on Sunday, September 18, 2016
Posted on Apr 27th

Swaptember at The Florida Aquarium! on Monday, September 19, 2016
Posted on Aug 15th with 1 attending.

Safety Superhero Academy: Good Fire vs Bad Fire! on Thursday, September 22, 2016
Posted on Aug 16th with 1 attending.

Back in the School Groove Free Multicultural Fest on Saturday, September 24, 2016
Posted on Aug 16th with 1 attending.

Moms Pint Out! on Saturday, September 24, 2016
Posted on Aug 16th with 2 attending.

FREE Women's Care Care Class at Ice Cold Air on Saturday, October 29, 2016
Posted on Aug 1st with 1 attending.

Guppyween on Saturday, October 29, 2016
Posted on Aug 12th

Main Street Trick or Treat Safety Harbor on Monday, October 31, 2016
Posted on Aug 11th with 1 attending.