It was about six years ago that my family moved from Seattle to Florida. I can't say I was thrilled about my new home state based on its odd reputation, but I've grown to love it and all of its quirkiness ... or at least most of it.
You'd think that one state couldn't possibly be that different from another, but it's definitely a whole different world down here -- especially when it comes to raising children. Here are 10 ways you know you're a Florida mom.
What things are particular to your state when it comes to raising kids?
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We throw babies in the water down here, y'all. Seriously, it's called ISR (Infant Swimming Resource), and it's an effective way to keep kids safe around water, but it's bizarre to watch.