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The School Facebook Page and the Moms Who Post There

This year our daughters transferred from a small K-8 school to a large public middle school. To put the change in perspective, their current 7th grade class is about the same size as their entire old school. While the transition has been easier than I expected, it’s been strange to go from knowing most of the parents […]

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Dear Mom – How Parenting Has Changed Since I Was A Kid

I recently attended a baby shower and found myself fascinated by some of the gifts – new baby products that did not exist when my almost thirteen year old twins were babies. I thought of my own mother, who passed away when my girls were not quite two, and how she would be astounded not only by […]

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Living in the Moment

A friend posted this quote last night on Facebook: The biggest mistake I made [as a parent] is the one that most of us make. … I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs. There is one picture of [my three […]

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Just Between Friends Children’s Consignment Sale 2016!

Orlando Moms, you don’t want to miss this sale! The BIG Just Between Friends Children’s Consignment Sale is happening this week at XL Soccer World! September 23-25th – doors open daily at 9am Expect savings of 50-90% off of retail on top children’s brand names! What’s Just Between Friends Children’s Consignment Sale?! A HUGE sale […]

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Making Mom Friends

I lived the first 34 years of my life in New Orleans, where my parents and their parents and their parents (and so on) lived their entire lives. I had no intention whatsoever of living anywhere else until I met my future husband on a vacation. He lived in Orlando. And so I moved to […]

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First Annual OMB End of Summer Beach Bash {Re-cap}

We want to give a HUGE Thank You to all of the families that spent part of their 2016 Labor Day weekend with us! We LOVE all of Orlando Moms Blog events but, our First Annual OMB End of Summer Beach Bash has now made our favorites list! Orlando Moms Blog partnered up with Mason Bar, New Smyrna […]

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We’ve Got Spirit, Yes We Do… How ‘Bout You?! 8 Ways to Infuse Football Fun into Your Family

It’s time. Our countdown over the summer has been dwindling away. September is my energizing month — because college football season kicks off this week!! It doesn’t matter if your entire family is loyal to one team, or if you’re a house divided, it’s always fun to get in the fall football spirit with your family. Here are 8 […]

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Parenting Without Power Struggles – Book Review

  Parenting Without Power Struggles, by Susan Stiffelman, is the best parenting book I’ve read. That’s high praise considering that I’ve read twenty-six parenting books over the last thirteen years. Stiffelman has a gift for offering logical parenting advice in a practical way. The beauty of her writing is her ability to present cogent parenting advice with real […]

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OMB Celebrate’s National Marshmallow Roasting Day!

Share using #OMBRoastYourMallow! We LOVE national holidays over at Orlando Moms Blog! With the OMB End of Summer Beach Bash coming up, we couldn’t think of a better national holiday to celebrate this week than the annual August 30th, National Marshmallow Roasting Day! Toasting those ooey-gooey treats on a bonfire near the beach is a favorite past time for many! […]

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What is an “Invitation to Play” and How the Heck Do I Do It?

Now that I have a big-girl two year old, I have really started to rethink my approach to her toys and her play. Of course I want her to build her imagination, experience new situations, and learn about the world around her through creativity, but I also don’t want to spend my life hot gluing […]

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