Families find out about options at Summer Camp Expo

Parents dropped by information booths to learn about all sorts of summer options for their kids at the second annual Family Friendly Summer Camp Expo on March 24. While parents found out more about potential summer camps and activities for their kids, the kids took advantage of the event, too. Children could get an Easter egg from the Easter bunny, pick up treats at various booths, or … [Read more...]

Expo offers families summer options for kids

It’s a perennial challenge for families: Finding the best way to keep their child, or children, occupied during the summer months. That’s why Miriam Cook, founder of Family Friendly Tampa Bay, organized an expo that aims to bring parents and providers of summer camps, and other activities, together. “My whole goal is to arm people with information, with resources, so that they can make … [Read more...]

Expo offers summer camp lowdown

The season of summer camps is just around the corner. That means parents are facing a daunting task of sifting through dozens of options to settle on the summer camps that work best for them and their children. This year, Family-Friendly Tampa Bay is launching its first Family-Friendly Camp Expo on April 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will be at Florida Hospital Center Ice, at 3173 … [Read more...]

Local mom’s website highlights family friendly fun

As a mother with two young children, Miriam Cook wanted to find inexpensive, family friendly things to do. The Land O' Lakes resident would search the Internet for fun places to go, but was frustrated that it wasn't as easy as it should have been. "I was watching online and couldn't really find anything that was what I wanted, with events and stuff like that," Cook said. "So I thought, I have … [Read more...]