Guide to Lakeland

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If you’re new to Lakeland or Polk County, new to being a mom in Lakeland, OR just new to Lakeland Mom, our Guide to Lakeland is a great starting point.

All of our year-round posts are listed right here so you can find anything and everything you’re searching for!  With information on indoor fun, local playgrounds, education options, seasonal fun, and much more, we’ve got the scoop on events and activities for families and kids in Lakeland. Check back regularly, we are adding new info weekly!

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Hurricane Preparation Tips – Lakeland & Polk County Florida

August 28, 2019|Motherhood & Parenting|

Another year, another hurricane season here in Florida. Hope for the best and prepare for the worst is our motto! Find out how to stay informed, local resources, emergency shelters, plus a huge list of tips to prepare your house for a possible hurricane.

Get FREE TICKETS to visit Explorations V Children’s Museum OR Bok Tower Gardens on Sept. 21

August 23, 2019|Family Friendly Events, Freebies & Deals|

Visit Explorations V Children's Museum in Lakeland, Cracker Country in Tampa, or Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales for FREE on Saturday, September 21 as part of Museum Day Live hosted by Smithsonian magazine.

Pregnancy, Childbirth, & New Mom Guide

August 8, 2019|Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting, Pregnancy & Babies, Support Groups & Social Groups|

Are you expecting a new baby? Or are you a pregnant mom who has recently moved to the Lakeland area? Start your parenting journey with our resources for a healthy and happy pregnancy. Find hospitals, OBGYN's, midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, baby stores, pediatricians, and more.

Crossroads Christian School provides a Personalized Education Focus for Grades K-12

July 20, 2019|Education, Special Needs, Sponsored|

With low student-teacher ratios and and an encouraging, nurturing environment, Lakeland area kids with special education needs are finding success at Crossroads Christian School, and your child can too!

Ask the Experts: Q & A with Lakeland Regional Health Pediatricians

June 20, 2019|Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting, Pregnancy & Babies|

“What would you ask your pediatrician if you could sit and have an extended chat with them?” We asked, you answered, and now we are getting answers for you! Read our Q&A session with Dr. Janelle Lee and Dr. Maria Martinez-Ramos, pediatricians from Lakeland Regional Health.

10 Fun & Free Kids Car Games for your next Family Road Trip

June 17, 2019|Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Motherhood & Parenting, Summer Fun, Travel|

Taking a road trip of any length with your kids can really, well, drive you crazy! Check out our ideas for kids car games that are free and require very little in the way of preparation or supplies.

Florida Attraction Discounts & Deals – Theme Parks, Family Activities, Dinner Shows, & more

June 13, 2019|Freebies & Deals, Fun Around Florida - Day Trips, Summer Fun|

Find deals on top attractions such as Busch Gardens, Sea World, Aquatica, Blue Man Group, LEGOLAND Florida, Bok Tower Gardens, and more.

Summer BreakSpot – Free Meals for Kids 18 & under during the Summer

May 29, 2019|Freebies & Deals, Summer Fun|

The Summer BreakSpot Program provides free meals to kids under 18 while school is out for the summer — no registration required! There are over 40 locations just in Lakeland plus many others throughout Polk County. Find a location near you.

Scott Orthodontics – The Smile Specialists in Lakeland & Winter Haven

May 22, 2019|Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting|

Is a visit to the orthodontist in your future? Whether you have concerns about your child’s teeth or jaw alignment, or are considering treatment as an adult, Scott Orthodontics can provide you with the compassionate and individualized care you and your family deserve.

Center for Fetal Care at Lakeland Regional Health: Providing specialized care for high-risk pregnancies

May 21, 2019|Health & Fitness, Motherhood & Parenting, Pregnancy & Babies|

For expecting women who are more likely to develop problems during pregnancy, the doctors at the Center for Fetal Care at Lakeland Regional Health can provide the reassurance and additional care you need to help guide you through a healthy pregnancy and delivery.

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