Parenting | Polk County Moms

Advice from Dads of TLMN

Moms, let’s hear it for our other (better?) halves! As we approach Father’s Day, we want to shout out the men who love, support, and encourage our kids. Just like moms, Dads are born when their children are, so it takes time and practice to walk confidently in the...

Teen Suicide Epidemic

  Across the country, teen suicide rates are soaring. In 2021, the CDC has reported that ER visits due to suspected suicide attempts are up over 50 percent in girls. Before the pandemic, depression and anxiety was already at all-time highs, and the isolation of...

Test Taking Tips from Dr. Shey Cunha, Psy.D.

The Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) is scheduled to begin in the upcoming weeks for Polk County Students. Like most parents, I have a love/hate relationship with standardized testing. I want to know how my child is doing overall but I don’t want it to negatively...

Top 10 Family Vacation Ideas for 2022!

Top 10 Family Vacations Ideas for 2022! Traveling as a family is one of the most fun and enriching things you can do with your children. From beach vacations to cultural journeys to rustic adventures, there are so many wonderful options for every interest and budget....

Coterie Diaper Review, from the Founder of The Local Moms Network!

  As moms, when we come across a product that makes our lives better (read: easier), we love to share it with our mom friends. So when Layla Lisiewski, Mom of four and CEO of The Local Moms Network, tried Coterie diapers and wipes, she knew she wanted to spread...

Board Games Your Family Will Love!

Having a few good board games on rotation is a great idea whether your kids are toddlers or teens. Too cold to spend much time outside? Kids home sick? Need to enforce a screen time break? Board games are a solution to all of these. Plus, they teach important life...

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