Hi there! I'm Kristi, the owner of Orlando Mom Collective, and I'm so glad you're here! Since 2013, Orlando Moms Blog has provided a positive voice for motherhood by connecting moms to resources and parenting perspectives unique to their communities. Our goal...
Have we lost the art of watching each other's kids? Kristi here. 👋🏼 I fully admit I'm an older mom in this mom blog world. My kids are in highschool and college, and the pitter patter of little feet running across the...
Potty training can be quite the journey. The day after my daughter turned two I plopped her on her little princess potty. My goal was to get her potty trained right away! After a week of her fighting potty...

Dear Broke Mama

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Dear Broke Mama, I see you flipping through your Instagram feed, admiring the white granite countertops and freshly highlighted hair of the mama bloggers you follow. I see the way you then look at your small home, longing for...
It's day 12 of 14. There is currently $29.66 in the account. Two more days until pay day. Two more days of trying to make it stretch. Is there gas in my car? Is there gas in my husband's...
For years I have put my kids first. I have made sure that they made it to their doctor appointments on time (mostly), they have all of their school supplies, and that they have a memorable birthday complete with...
  It's true. Six years ago, as new parents, my baby daughter was accidentally left in the car. And I am bravely coming out to speak about it, publicly, so that I might inspire some awareness and compassion. So now...
My child went missing. I pride myself in being a safety and emergency manager. Never in a million years would I imagine finding myself in need of someone rescuing my family, yet even me, the mom who is prepared for...
You've heard of the 7 year itch in marriage? Well, there's a 7 year twitch in parenting. Ages 11 - 18. I'm halfway through death valley, seasoned in dodging the eye roll but still learning the slang and technology....
Just a few weeks ago I was standing in front of a group of ladies I had just met moments before at a fun blogging event and the microphone was handed to me. "Tell us a little bit about...
Don't judge me. I have never made up an activity for my kids. We have never finger painted, or gathered leaves for an art project, or made molecules out of marshmallows. I have never searched online for a new...
Is there some mean fairy that sends out secret messages to all kids on their second birthday? It really seemed like a switch flipped after my daughter turned two. Everything was a battle from what I made for dinner to...
It happened again. I was watching my 12 year old twins ride motorized animal scooters at Artegon Marketplace when two ladies sitting on a bench struck up a conversation with me. “Are those your granddaughters?” one asked. “No,” I said...
I held my one year old on my hip and sipped from my beer. Of course I forgot to bring my wrap today, I thought. I shifted her weight and she nuzzled her nose into my shoulder. “It’s gorgeous out...
  The weather in Florida can be confusing. Rain every day? Seriously? Here's a quick explanation if you are visiting Florida to understand our weather! We recently received an email from one of our readers asking, "I'm a fellow Mom in Illinois...

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Orlando Theme Park Guide

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