The dog days of summer are here, and we are typically in our swimsuits ready ...
Summer has barely started, and I just turned in registration forms for my kids to ...
One fall day, in 2009, my phone rang. “Are you sitting down?” the caller asked. ...
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Here’s the thing: I love summer. I always have. I love hot weather, I love the beach, I used to love wearing bathing suits and strappy sundresses (before two kids), and I love ice cream. Even as a grown up, I love summer. Easier work schedule, suspect office footwear (they’re not flip flops if they’re made out […]
The First Coast dances and sings its way into the weekend with two fun-loving dance parties and two concerts, one of which is Carrie Underwood! Plus, the weekend will also let you relive the excitement of the World Cup with the Fulham F.C. vs D.C. United on the new score boards at EverBank Field. For […]
If your summer plans include a trip to the beach, then I’ve got some great crafts & activities for your kids. Perfect for a rainy Jacksonville afternoon, these crafts just require a few things from around the house and a couple of items you can collect directly from the beach. Paper Bowl Jellyfish This […]
As a fitness professional for the last several years, I’ve seen a lot of things during my classes or inside of a gym, and not all are good. What I have noticed is a certain condition from which many women suffer (myself included because it takes one to know one). Women have gone “cardio crazy!” […]
I’m no expert. It felt important to officially establish that up front, since I’m about to address something that all parents are either dealing with, or will deal with, at some point in their parenting careers. Social Media. It’s everywhere. Between Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and all the other avenues I’m not cool enough to fully […]
Join Jax Moms Blog and Community First as we continue a fun summer with Park Hopping play dates. Let’s Chill Out and Relax at Southside Park in San Jose at 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 23rd. We will enjoy playing on the playground and cooling off with an ice cream treat with Three Moms Ice Cream Truck. We will also […]
“How much money did I make?” This was the question my son asked his father this weekend while working in the yard. This was the question my five-year-old son asked after only three minutes of “work” – grabbing a few sticks and holding open a trash bag for grass clippings. Naturally for my frugal accountant […]
This weekend the First Coast invites you to shop local, adopt a pet, create art, sleep with sharks, and enjoy a classic flick for a fun-filled three days that will entertain everybody in the family. If you haven’t yet made plans for the weekend, make sure you check out one of these exciting events and […]
It is time ladies…time to run like a diva!! Ultimate Racing knows that many of us want to run a 5k but aren’t sure which race is a good one to try. September 13′s Run Diva 5k in Nocatee is the race for you. First, this race is fun. They encourage you to dress up so […]
Join Jax Moms Blog and Community First as we continue a fun summer with Park Hopping play dates. I Spy a Fun play date at Mandarin Park at 10:00 am on Thursday, July 17th. We will have an action packed scavenger hunt for all age levels, an easy craft, some water play, climbing and swinging on the playground and cool off […]
Childbirth. Such a simple concept right? Baby in… baby out. Like most other important life events, there are many decisions to be made along the way. Not only are you planning the biggest DIY project you will ever do, but you are also navigating the unfamiliar territory of the ever-changing medical world and are sometimes […]
Not much can top the fireworks, freedom events and fun from Fourth of July Weekend, except maybe Jazz at the beach, park hopping with Jax Moms Blog, and snow at the Jacksonville Zoo! It may not be the Fourth of July, but that doesn’t mean this weekend on the First Coast won’t be explosive! Friday, […]