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Firstborn Child Syndrome: Bringing Home Baby

Has your firstborn child’s world been thrown for a loop? Picture this: you have the perfect relationship with your firstborn child. They absolutely adore you. You play together, snuggle together, do everything together. Then, you decide to bring another child into this world, and BAM! Your firstborn hates you. Now, this just recently happened to […]

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The Beginning and End of Crib Season

I snagged my son’s crib off a listing on Craigslist. It was an Ikea one, simple but sturdy, and came with the mattress. All for $40. I stood in the Craigslist stranger’s garage, surrounded by other outgrown baby gear and two kids who rode their bikes in and out without much regard for who was […]

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Newborn Essentials

Newborn Essentials | #MustHaveMonday

Are you in the thick of the newborn FOG? Not sure how you’re gonna make it through the next DAY much less the next three months? We’ve got you, mama! Contributor Vivian Owen gives her recommendations for diapering, sleep, laundry, plus a cool mom hack on this #MustHaveMonday! **Sarasota Moms Blog Facebook Giveaway ended on […]

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A Mom’s Guide to Summer Allergies in Paradise, Alias Sarasota

While allergies are usually associated with spring, summer allergies are really common. And, Sarasota, our paradise, is no exception. An allergy is a reaction of the body’s immune system when it has become too sensitive to a substance. There are many types of allergies: food, skin (eczema, dermatitis), pet, eye (conjunctivitis), mold, latex, and cockroach […]

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Big Cat Habitat

Hidden Gem Series: Big Cat Habitat

Big Cat Habitat 7101 Palmer Blvd  Sarasota, FL 34240 Open Wednesday through Sunday 12:00 – 4:00pm Adult Admission: $18 Child Admission: $8 (under 3 are free) Time spent at the park: 2-3 hours depending on how many shows you watch. Level of toddler satisfaction: B+ The Main Attraction: Big Cat Habitat is a large-animal rescue sanctuary that puts […]

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