* Orlando Mom Collective

* Orlando Mom Collective

Unwrap your creativity to upcycle your halloween candy stash!

We'll keep things short and sweet (see what happened there?) today, since many of you are still trying to figure out what your little ones are dressing up as this week. Don't feel alone...

Start a Local Moms Blog in Your City

Ever wonder where we got started? How did our passion and dream for Orlando Moms Blog turn into what it is today? Let me tell you a little more about the network that launched...

{Giveaway} Enchanted Face and Body Art

If you are looking for an exciting addition to your child's next birthday party, let your imagination run wild with face painting from Enchanted Face & Body Art! With staff comprised of internationally award...

Chalkboard Toy Box Tutorial

Hello everybody! I'm so happy to be visiting Orlando Moms Blog to share this toy box tutorial with you. It's one of my favorite projects from my little girl's nursery and continues to be...

{Giveaway} MacroBaby: The Baby Store With a Heart

MacroBaby, located near the Florida Mall, is a one-of-a-kind retail experience for babies and little ones. Founded by a dad, who was dissatisfied with larger baby stores and the lack of knowledge shown by...
Lake Lily Park, Maitland

“Stroller date,” anyone? Perfect parks for mom meetups

by Kim Hays former OMB contributor I must have "fall fever." You know, that "sickness" we Floridians get this time of year that can only be cured with a big dose of the great outdoors. Now's...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day

Remembering Our Children: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day

by Elisabeth Myrick former OMB Contributor About a year ago, I wrote about my miscarriage experience for Babyourself magazine (now The Moms Magazine). The article focused on how telling my closest friends and family about the...

Family-Friendly Fall Fun!

Looking for some family activities to put you in the fall spirit? Look no further than this list! We've rounded up some fun activities, appropriate even for the littlest members of your family. If there's...

{Giveaway} Orlando Home Show

DIYers get ready! This weekend marks the return of one of the season’s most exciting events – The Orlando Home Show! This three-day (October 4-6 ) home improvement extravaganza takes place at the Orange...

Nature 101: An easy family-friendly hike at Trimble Park

by Kim Hays former OMB contributor If the great outdoors isn't really your thing, but you want your children to grow up with a better relationship with Mother Nature than you have, then Trimble Park, a...

It Started with a Stork…Our Adoption Story

I’ve always felt a certain kinship with Captain Hook. While a mean and menacing man, he and I have something in common—the tick-tock of a clock is most unpleasant. Which is why I’ve always...

{Giveaway} My Gym Children’s Fitness Center

Looking for some healthy, weatherproof fun for your kids? Look no further than My Gym! When it comes to capturing the interest of active toddlers and teens (and parents too!), My Gym Lake Mary...

Educator Tips: Working With Your Kid’s Teacher

It's a new school year. You've met the teacher and might have already had Open House at your kids' school, now what? Becoming a partner in education goes beyond becoming the PTA president. As...

{Giveaway} Green Meadows Petting Farm 25th Birthday Party

These days, it’s rare to find educational and entertaining activities that appeal to a wide range of ages, but Green Meadows Petting Farm delivers in the form of good, old fashioned family fun. Ideal...

Remembering 9/11 and Teaching Our Children

For many of us, September 11 is a "where were you" moment of our generation, and is perhaps one of the hardest dates to explain to a small child. Last year, as I was watching the news...