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The Antisocial Nature of Social Media Comments
Posted by steffany813
This story about a newspaper who has made the decision to disable online comments hit a little close to home because the above questions are things I think of daily as I see people behave online very differently than they would in person. I fully support any organization that would take steps to insure the integrity of their business, safety and peace of mind of it's consumers. But I admit that I find it sad that forums have to be shut down or closely monitored because of how people behave.
As an online publisher we require...Read More
Generic EpiPen could be an alternative the recent price hikes
Posted by realfitmom

People reliant on EpiPens were in shock recently when co-pay costs for 2 EpiPens skyrocketed from around $100 to $400 and even as high as $700.  In 2004, this same prescription cost only $60.  For parents who have to have EpiPens with them, one at school and many times one wherever their children are for after school activities, it has become an extreme cost.  Some even aren't able to refill the prescriptions which are necessary for saving lives.  

Thanks to one of the moms who commented on the Facebook post we shared on this story, we learned that...Read More

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

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Girl's Night Out-Classic Movie Night-The King & I on Sunday, August 28, 2016
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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
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Fast & Free Flu Shots at Wesley Chapel Centra Ca on Thursday, September 08, 2016
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Fast & Free Flu Shots at South Tampa Centra Care on Monday, September 12, 2016
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Fit Foodie 15K on Saturday, September 17, 2016
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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.

New Balance Tampa- Girl's Night Out on Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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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
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Guppyween on Saturday, October 29, 2016
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