THE GREAT ESCAPE

Peace and Paradise at Captiva’s South Seas Island Resort By Pamela Jacobs   When it comes to travel, the word “luxury” is subjective. For some people, it means beautiful scenery; for others, it’s pampering and relaxation. For many, though, regardless of the destination, luxury travel is all about an escape—an escape from home and from…

SPLASHY NAPLES AT LA PLAYA RESORT

By Jennifer Pelaez. The eternal Sunshine State, so appropriately named, has consistently been a go-to destination for families and resort-goers alike, and for good reason. Florida’s glimmering gilded coastline boasts golden white sand beaches, sparkling blue waters and premier golfing and dining. While many travelers gravitate towards the lively city of Miami and other splashier…

Five Ways to Empower Your Kids This School Year

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Empowerment and Business Expert Entrepreneur, Author & Mom Jen Groover, Shares Her Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy, Empowered Children in New York City

The world children grow up in today is vastly different than the one many of us remember from our own childhoods – especially in New York City. As parents today, we want more for our children than just academic and career success, we want them to believe in themselves, lead positive, purposeful, rewarding lives and grow to become the best possible version of themselves. However, with their schedules jam packed with extracurricular activities, technology at their fingertips and a whole new breed of school bully, it is easy for a child living in New York City to feel powerless in their own life. It’s more important now than ever to empower children by giving them the tools they need to develop their own identity and the personal strength to achieve their goals and become their own role models for positive living.