Debbie Martinez is a Miami Dade resident and Travel Editor for The Florida Villager. She can be reached at debbiemartinez1@mac.com..

Author: Debbie Martinez

Traveling with a Special Needs Child

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School is coming to a quick close. Graduations and summer vacations seem to be the topic in every Facebook post I see. While most of us are...

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The Art of the Bug-Out Bag

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As a journalist, no matter where I am or what I am doing, I am always looking at things from the perspective of, “Would this make a...

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Creating Two Homes for Your Child: Working with a Co-Parenting Coach

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Let’s be honest: Raising children can be a challenge for parents who live under the same roof, so imagine the challenges that arise...

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Spring Break Plans: Be Realistic

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It seems like I’m rushing things to be discussing spring break right after 2021 came to an end, but you really need to start thinking...

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New Year, New Frame of Mind

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No matter where you are in your divorce journey, start this year off with positive thoughts and change your frame of mind. Thinking...

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Dust Off Your Suitcase

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It’s a well-known fact that part of the process of welcoming in a new year is putting together a vision board. However, the focus...

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Divorced with Children and the Holidays

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Well, it’s that time of year newly divorced and single people dread — the holidays. What used to be a joyous time of year has...

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5 Top Halloween Travel Adventures

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Ghosts and goblins are gearing up to visit a neighborhood near you. Every year, costumes are bought with much deliberation and candy is...

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My Little Red Caboose

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Have you ever thought how cool it would be to stay in a caboose? One day I was driving around Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, and took a...

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Dealing with the Fear of Divorce

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There are so many emotions that one feels when dealing with a divorce, but to me, fear is the main one that needs to be addressed and...

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