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My first daughter was born at 10PM on a Monday. We had planned for a peaceful, natural birth – no drugs, no interference. I had been in labor only about seven hours when my doctor checked my dilation and realized that my daughter was breech and would have to be delivered via Cesaerean section. I […]
The hot summer movie season is right around the corner, so we’ve put together a list of the top family movies you won’t want to miss! Please note the MPAA ratings because some of these are exclusively for your tween/teen set and the rest will be an all-family affair. The summer fun includes everything from […]
When you hear the word triathlete you probably think of the elite athletes that train for hours every day, endure miles of running, swim in the open ocean and own those really expensive bikes. Well, you’re right. Triathlons are an extreme sport for the super fit endurance athlete but they can also be for the beginner […]
Awesome brands. Loads of giveaways. Lots of chitchat. A Moms Night Out from the comfort of your couch. Do we have your attention yet?! You’re invited to join City Moms Blog Network and our 35+ Sister Sites for a fun Twitter party where we’ll chat about 20+ of our network’s favorite products. After hearing about each of the products, […]
Dessert might as well be my middle name. I know, I know. I am a fitness instructor so people have their doubts about my sweet tooth, but those that know me well can vouch it is legit. I will admit that when I indulge, I try to find something with nutritional value…like eating a handful […]
Being a mom is tough and it’s always nice to hear that you’re doing great job. Do you know an amazing mom? Nominate them for Jacksonville’s Amazing Mom!
The biggest misconception about gifted children is that they are always a joy to teach and are typically successful in the classroom. This is untrue. Gifted children can be obstinate, confusing, too emotional, too energetic, and too talkative. They oftentimes do not find success in the classroom because of boredom, lack of follow through, slow […]
Farm to table is a movement sweeping the food nation. This simple concept is catching on because of the enormous benefits. Here’s what you need to know.
Having professional photos taken is a big deal and it gives me a lot of anxiety! I stress over getting coordinating outfits that are not too matchy yet match just enough. I hope my kids will act nice, cooperate and look cute. Finally, that I will be able pick out some great pictures and know […]
My mother was a teacher, and as far as I can remember summer was what it was “supposed” to be – trips to the beach and long afternoons reading or playing. But when you work in an office, summer vacation is…nothing but a headache. It’s just one more thing to figure out: childcare that won’t […]
Imagine a huge science fair downtown Jacksonville where you pick the winners! One Spark is a perfect opportunity to show kids that dreaming big can pay off!
I have a strong-willed daughter. I often joke that she came out fighting (see previous posts about her condition at birth), and she never stopped. My daughter and I share many interests, but our personalities I admit are rather different. Where I was the child that aimed to please… my daughter has no qualms about demanding things […]