• April Guide
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High on Social Media: When Somebody Doesn’t Like Your Post

We all love Facebook, right?! Except for when we don’t. One minute it’s all smiles and laughs and nodding in agreement to somebody’s post. The next it’s feeling bad about yourself, getting angry at a friend’s comment and just feeling icky, either about yourself or somebody else. It’s a roller coaster of emotions. Even the most seasoned […]

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Why Every Mom Should Get Their Babies Vaccinated

Each year in April, the CDC partners with health professionals, community leaders, and parents to promote vaccination, improve health of children ages two and under, and encourage greater access to life-saving vaccines through National Infant Immunization Week. Unfortunately, vaccines have become controversial among many parents. This is largely due to a now-discredited report from a doctor who […]

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I Get Knocked Down… But I Get Up Again

Two years ago, I trained. I trained REALLY hard. I had my will tested the entire race. In the end, I felt like I failed… remember this? The sweet lady in the med tent tried to cheer me up in between my tears, but the nagging voice in my ear let me know I needed […]

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Weekend Roundup(3)

Weekend Roundup, April 21 – 23

It's going to be another great weekend in Jax! Head over to YMCA's Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, their official start to the best summer ever! If you're looking for an exciting outdoor event, camp out with the big cats at Catty Shack ranch's Spring Roar 'n Snore Campout. Earth Day Celebration is also this [...]
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Screen Safety: What Every Parent Needs To Know

Protecting our children is every parent’s most important job, but many feel outmatched when it comes to the virtual world. We struggle to keep up with all the apps available, let alone the updates that seem to be released the second we finally understand something. We try to be vigilant about snooping through our children’s tablets and phones, only […]

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Whole-y Moley… I Survived a Whole100

In January, I decided to finally make some real changes to my eating habits, and I accepted the challenge to complete a Whole100. I would follow the rules of the Whole30 program for 100 days. While it was extremely challenging at times, I’m glad I did it. I learned about my relationship with food, became a […]

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The All-in-One Home Gym Every Mom Needs

This post is brought to you by Ultimate Workout and Recovery.Constantly being around rambunctious and energetic children remind us that no matter how healthy people are, they can still get hurt or develop an illness. At any time as a mom, we can find ourselves injured and limited from activity and required to stay home, too. Or […]

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