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I don’t feel as though my nakedness and my children’s nakedness is inappropriate, nor is it sexual in any way. I am in the privacy of my own home, with my kids. Clothes are restricting, and sometimes things are just easier for a toddler to do without a shirt, such as playing with a water table or finger painting.
One Sunday three years ago I watched my husband carry pieces of my daughter’s crib to the end of our driveway for the trash crew. Months before, we had moved Mattie into a “big girl” bed. The crib had been recalled because it had a dropside, and there was no fix for it. The recall […]
Happy Earth Day Jacksonville Moms!! It recently occurred to me that the way we maintain (or not) the health of our planet has so many parallels with how we maintain our bodies and the resulting outcome. My son is beginning to have greater awareness of how what we eat affects our health. He recently said to me “Mommy… […]
In the middle of the night, I hear our oldest son, Garrett, 15, scramble into the bathroom. I worry he is not sleeping. He’s been sick for a few weeks, on and off with fever, weight loss, diarrhea. I go to check on him, take his temperature. It’s 101. I give him some Tylenol and […]
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! Be sure to bookmark this page so you will be ready for a summer of movie theater fun!
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.