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Top Parent Gathering Spots In South Florida

Meet up with your gal pals to have a night on the town while your children watch a movie together in their pajamas. Have a spa day complete with a fashion show and turn mommy-daughter day into a pampered paradise. There are so many opportunities in South Florida that allow parents to escape right under their child's nose.

Mommy & Me Spa

8200 W. Hialeah Gardens Blvd.
Hialeah, FL 33018
(305) 392-0503

Being a mom is hard work and often mothers neglect themselves in favor of their children. Now mothers and daughters/sons can go to the Mommy & Me Spa and get pampered with their little one. Mothers can get their hair and nails done while the children get their hair styled, nails painted and even get fake glitter tattoos. The adventurous child can also get fun spray colors in their hair, dress up like a princess and walk an indoor catwalk. Spa packages are available for children, parents and parties but gal pals can use this as an excuse to have a spa day.

Muzart Creative Art Studio

1946 Harrison St.
Hollywood, FL 33020
(954) 924-1133

Muzart isn't just an art studio where parents and children can discover their creative genius. Parents or friends can drop off their kids dressed in pajamas for a night full of movies, popcorn, activities and dinner while the adults go out on an actual date. The cost is $30 for one child or $35 for non-member children. Siblings are an additional $10 to $15. The Date Night program lasts for three hours and is held the first week of every month. It's the perfect escape for parents who need a break.

Atlantis Naturals

Double Tree Grand/Marriott Plaza
1717 N. Bayshore Drive, Suite 218
Miami, FL 33132
(305) 379-2722

Atlantis Naturals has a variety of mommy and me and daddy and me classes. Parents can choose between yoga, ballet, cooking, dance, art and more. It's a great way for parents to meet other parents and learn a new skill with their child. Classes are $20 to $25 and schedules vary depending on class. Most classes are held at the Double Tree Grand/Marriott Plaza. Get your gal pals together today to experience art in a new way.

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Baby Stars

3565 N.E. 207 St., Suite A-9
Aventura, FL 33180
(305) 466-1886

While most meetups encourage time away from children, Baby Stars Mommy & Me classes encourage bonding. These classes cater to mothers with babies three to 40 months old. Each class teaches new mothers how to respond to their babies while stimulating their child's intellect with interactive games. Prenatal and motherhood classes are also available to assist new moms in the most important job in the world. The best part about this meetup is that mothers can bond with others through the shared experience of new motherhood.

Little Java's Family Fun Center

2750 Glades Circle, Suite 100
Weston, FL 33327
(954) 888-6488

Mothers and fathers of young children will love Little Java's Family Fun Center. Small children can run amuck in the toddler area with inflatables while teens partake in the ropes course as parents discuss their day in the cafe. The cafe serves grownup food like panini, wraps, muffins, cookies and gourmet coffee and kids can eat Purdue chicken nuggets and mac-n-cheese. This place provides more comfort than a typical park meetup and weather is never a factor. Visit this 12,000-square-foot space as often as you like and trick your children into thinking it's for them.

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Niema Hulin was born in Newark, NJ but raised in Lexington, South Carolina for the bulk of her formative years. In 2002, she moved to Miami after graduating from the University of Florida. Since then, Niema has worked in film, television and commercials as a Production Assistant and Production Coordinator. Some of her films have included Bad Boys II and I Am Number IV. Her work can be found at
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