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The Day I Wanted to Quit

The Day I Wanted to Quit

I have been a stay-at-home mom for three years. I have sometimes loathed being stuck in a breastmilk-stained T-shirt with the scent of baby poo faintly on my hands, but most of the time I have loved being there for the good, the bad, and the ugly day in and day out. I know what […]

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Prepping for Preschool with Mini-Moments

Brought to you by Jacksonville Country Day School When talking with Christa E., proud mom of a 2-year-old little girl, who attended Mini-Moments at Jacksonville Country Day School last year, she shared some of her thoughts and experiences: “My daughter loved every second of Mini-Moments! Mini-Moments gave us a hands on experience and provided us with insight […]

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Breastfeeding Awareness: Moms Speak Out on Nursing in Public

Breastfeeding Awareness: Local Moms Speak Out on Nursing in Public

During National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, there are several issues fighting for attention — proper latch, support from health care providers, how mothers balance breastfeeding and work — the list goes on. Among that list is how mothers are treated, and how they feel, when it comes to breastfeeding in public. Every year, I photograph moms […]

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Tips to Help You Avoid Meltdowns With Your 'Threenager'

Tips to Help You Avoid Meltdowns With Your ‘Threenager’

These helpful communication strategies are brought to you by Paper Airplane Behavioral Services and Little Talkers Inc. Do you ever feel like you are struggling to communicate with your child? Are constant tantrums challenging your daily routine or interfering with your child’s ability to learn and function? In this big, fast-paced world full of distractions […]

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I Am THAT Friend With the Kid

I Am THAT Friend With the Kid

In my young adulthood, I have lived in various places in the South — Charleston, SC to Tallahassee, FL and now Jacksonville. So, I have acquired a lot of friends around my age (late 20s) whom I have grown to love and appreciate. As my friends and I became older, we started hitting milestones. Embarking […]

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