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The Day I prayed for death

The Day I Prayed for DEATH

“You never know how strong you are, until your only choice is to be strong.” I read this quote when we lost my Abuela to the debilitating disease of Alzheimers. Amongst other things I read and heard, this one resonated with me. Why? Because this is exactly how I’ve felt and it was the only […]


Local Parents Calling for Recess for DCPS

You may recall efforts by parents across the state of Florida to have recess mandated for all elementary school students. The measure passed nearly unanimously in the Florida House of Representatives. But one Senator blocked it, refusing to allow it to be heard in the Senate. He was the Chair of the Education Committee, and […]

weekend roundup

Weekend Roundup, Weekend of August 26 – August 28

We can tell it's getting closer to Fall because our calendar is starting to fill up! It's that transition time of year where we slowly phase out of summer and into a new season. This weekend enjoy last minute summer activities like numerous movies in the park, the Skate Station Back to School All Night Bash, [...]
Guide to Fitness

Guide to Fitness In & Around Jacksonville

Disclosure :: This guide is brought to you by the First Coast YMCA and our many local fitness sponsors and partners. Thank you to those that participated in this guide, now time to GET FIT!  As busy moms, we often put everyone else's needs first, and many times our own health and fitness needs become last on the to-do list. [...]
On the Road Jekyll

On the Road With JMB :: Jekyll Island

When vacation calls where do you go? This is what my husband and I were trying to figure out the moment school ended in May. With a 5 and 2-year-old we had two criteria: It had to be fun for everybody It had to be relatively close Enter Jekyll Island. As we researched the island we learned […]

Halloween and Fall Events in Jax

Halloween & Fall Events In & Around Jacksonville

It’s coming. Fall in Jacksonville. The season doesn’t officially start until September 22 but the moment September hits stores break out the fall decor and Halloween costumes, Starbucks begins brewing Pumpkin Spice Lattes and we begin to wish for a break in the weather. Because Jacksonville offers so many Fall Festivals and Halloween events we’re bringing you our Ultimate [...]
Farms & Mazes in Jax

Guide to Fall Mazes and Farms in Jacksonville

It may still be warm here in October but you will certainly feel the fall season when you visit one of our nearby farms! Enjoy hay rides, pumpkins, corn mazes and more! Amazing Grace Crop Maze 2899 Wisteria Farms Road Green Cove Springs, FL 32043 Amazing Grace Crop Maze is open to the public Fridays [...]
Fall Festivals in Jax

Guide to Fall Festivals in Jacksonville

Fall is in the air and that means it's festival season. Whether you're looking for good food, music or even a free kid zone these Fall Festivals are sure to have something the entire family can enjoy. City of Atlantic Beach Fall Festival Oct 8 :: 11am-3pm Family fun for all ages! Join the City [...]
Trick or Treating in Jacksonville

Guide to Trick or Treating in Jacksonville

It's the spookiest time of the year! Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special events to go trick or treating in Jacksonville! These are kid-friendly events that include trick or treating as well as trunk or treats around town. Isle of Faith Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Alternative October 30 6 pm to 8 [...]