"Kids Rule"

IT’S OFFICIAL: BOCA IS BOWL TOWN

November 25, 2016

­ IT’S OFFICIAL: BOCA IS BOWL TOWN From the excitement of its first local lead-in “fun and fan” raising event -— the 2016 Boca Raton Bowl Great Chefs Tailgate Showcase…

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Butter Cake, a California Pizza Kitchen imitation by Spotlight Kid Julianna Nicholson

November 23, 2016

Have you ever had the butter cake from California Pizza Kitchen? If not, you should. Then, if you love it as much as I do, you should make it at…

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How to Stop Tears in 60 Seconds by Spotlight Families Contributor Sarah Greene

November 22, 2016

Meet the Deep Breathing Dragon, an art project to do with your children which will significantly decrease tears in a stressful situation. All children have the ability to learn how…

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Light Up Downtown Boca

October 5, 2016

CONTACT: Joanne Polin 561-350-8784 Becky Self 561-393-7073 Hillary Reynolds 954-815-1186 LIGHT UP DOWNTOWN BOCA KICKS OFF WITH ANNUAL HOLIDAY FESTIVAL ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 FROM 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M….

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Spotlight Families Kids Corner Review: On the road! (Madison and Mallory Barrass)

August 26, 2016

The Gaylord Palms By: Madison Barrass YOU WILL LOVE THE GAYLORD PALMS! Staff: They didn’t really pay much attention to us, but when they did, they were nice. Amenities: They…

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How Alice Greene, Inc. comforts South Florida parents on date night

August 21, 2016

By Christina Nicholson   Last year, 27-year-old Sarah Greene had no intentions of starting her own business. The former pre-school teacher was nannying for a South Florida family, but the…

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Are your babies hooked? Food companies are making junkies out of your babies.

August 21, 2016

By Jennifer Parker Nutritional Therapist & Food and Nutrition Policy Consultant Author of EdiblePolitics.org Snickers Bars, M&M’s, Crispy Cream Donuts, hot chocolate fudge sundays – All very tempting and loaded…

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Camping Season is Here! By Jennifer Parker

August 19, 2016

Camping season is here, and what a better way to bring the family together, take in some fresh air and get some exercise. However, trips like this can make it…

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South Florida Teen Taking Over The Music Scene One Track At A Time By Christina Nicholson

August 15, 2016

By Christina Nicholson   At just 14-years-old, Alex Ariete is infiltrating the music industry in South Florida. What started as a hobby and something fun to do at camp, has…

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Advanced Medica

July 6, 2016

It’s a new year, so who else is thinking: New Year, New You?! Well, if you’re feeling motivated, Advanced Medica has you covered. The medical spa has been making people…

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White Smiles of Boca

July 6, 2016

Smiles are contagious, but they are the one thing you want to catch. That’s Kerri White’s motto at White Smiles of Boca. “It really makes a difference in peoples lives…

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Twirling to the Top with a Lifelong Anchorette by Christina Nicholson

April 12, 2016

Twirling to the Top with a Lifelong Anchorette by Christina Nicholson   What started in the late 1970s has turned into quite the extracurricular program for a group of local…

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White Smiles of Boca

January 25, 2016

Smiles are contagious, but they are the one thing you want to catch. That’s Kerri White’s motto at White Smiles of Boca. “It really makes a difference in peoples lives…

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A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY, A LITTLE BIT ROCK ‘N ROLL

January 22, 2016

By Christina Nicholson   As a teenager, she received phone call numerous times a week. The person on the other line threatened her life in a disguised voice. Social media…

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Get Healthy This Summer!

December 14, 2015

  Fit Food Fresh: A Culinary Concierge Service By Christina Nicholson   Do you want to live a healthier lifestyle without the inconvenience of shopping, cooking, and washing dishes Boca…

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The Purrfect Holiday Gift!

December 14, 2015

Furever Family Rescue by Christina Nicholson What started as the sad death of a puppy named Phoebe, has turned into a non-profit animal rescue to save hundreds of others.  …

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Shark Tank Entrepreneur Alex Furmansky of Budsies!

December 2, 2015

Take Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, then mix in a colorful kids play center and you’ve got the ‘FUN’-tastic office environment at Budsies! Budsies is a Florida-based company headquartered right here…

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Helping Ensure a Beautiful Smile by Shawn Sherlock

October 16, 2015

If you haven’t noticed, braces are kind of…dare we say…. “cool” these days. Gone are the days of thick metal contraptions many of us parents still have nightmares about! Picking…

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Premier Bounce n Fly

October 6, 2015

As a family was starting to grow, so was a business. Adrienne Natan got the idea of Premier Bounce N Slide at her baby shower, where there was a bounce…

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Teen Yoga Sensation – 14 year old Yoga Instructor

September 24, 2015

Teen Yoga Sensation 14 year old Yoga Instructor   Going into high school, Lexi Hidalgo feels calm, relaxed, and stress-free. It’s not how most freshmen start the school year, but…

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Tip Top Organizing by Christina Nicholson

August 31, 2015

Tip Top Organizing for Spotlight Families It goes without saying there is one thing in this world that makes life easier for all of us regardless of your job, family…

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Putting “Me” Before “Mommy” By Stephanie Sarkis PhD NCC LMHC

August 16, 2015

Yesterday, I saw a commercial for a “Mom” show on a major cable network. The hosts were describing (and showing in graphic detail) all of the things that frazzle them…

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Keeping Our Children Safe by the Boca Raton Police Department

August 10, 2015

August marks the transition from summer fun and family vacations to heading back to the classroom. Keeping our children safe while traveling to and from school is a priority for…

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Kids Think Better with IMACS by IMACS Contributors

July 26, 2015

When it comes to providing their children with the lifelong benefits of genuine learning, South Florida parents know where to go — IMACS! For over 20 years, the Institute for…

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Indoor Gym Provides a Place for Special Needs Children to Play

July 11, 2015

Finding safe, fun play activities outside the home for a special needs child can be daunting. Frustrated by the lack of options available to autistic children, Gail and John Fields,…

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High Energy Kids Camp at East West Karate

July 9, 2015

High Energy Kids Camp at East West Karate  By Shawn Sherlock  If you are looking for a wonderful combination of fun, athletics, discipline, focus, respect, attentiveness, and confidence, and many…

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It’s our Grand Prize Cover Kid Winner: Karina Kopacz of Boca Raton!

July 9, 2015

It’s our Grand Prize Cover Kid Winner Karina Kopacz of Boca Raton!     Eight year old Karina Kopacz of Boca Raton had us at those dimples. This fun, fearless…

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Our New Kids Corner Section By: Aiden Sherlock

June 15, 2015

Hi! I’m Aiden Sherlock, your newest Junior Editor for Spotlight Families Magazine! I guess you could say I love what my parents are doing at Spotlight and wanted to be…

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Swimming Safety – Spotlight Families By: Christina Nicholson

June 5, 2015

It’s important anywhere you live, but I believe in Florida, it’s vital to teach your child how to swim. As a former TV reporter, I covered so many drownings. One week,…

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STEM and Robotics Concepts…Coming Soon to Advent Lutheran School!

June 1, 2015

Advent Lutheran School is a Christian school that dedicates itself to nurture the whole child – heart, mind, soul and strength in partnership with the parents and the church. We…

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