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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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Pregnancy

I’m Done Having Kids, Hallelujah

“We’re done having babies,” I said through gritted teeth the moment I felt that first wave of morning sickness. “I know, I know,” my husband said almost guiltily as if he had forced me into having this third kid. “This is awful,” I lamented and the worst part was I knew it wasn’t going to […]

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The Topic of Death and Your Child

My child likes to talk about death. Wait, that’s not right. “Like” isn’t the correct word. She is interested in death — what happened, where they were when they died, where they are now, etc. It’s not surprising she has so many questions. In her short life, she’s had two relatives die. When she was just 18 […]

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Kid Friendly NYE Jax

The Ultimate Guide to Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Jacksonville

New Year’s Eve for mamas isn’t quite what it used to be. Despite the fact that you probably won’t be staying up all night (unless you’re dealing with a sick kiddo or a non-sleeper) and your champagne has been replaced with a juice box there is still a ton of fun ways to celebrate this December 31. We’ve […]

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Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup, Weekend of November 11 – November 13

Happy Veterans Day early to all of the men and women who have and are currently serving our country. In honor of your service several Jacksonville establishments are offering special discounts including the Jacksonville Zoo, Adventure Landing, Publix, Krispy Kreme, and more. Make sure you high five, hug or shake a veteran's hand this Friday. In addition to Veterans [...]
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Body Armor

BodyArmor :: Superior Hydration For the Entire Family

Thanks to BodyArmor for partnering with Jax Moms Blog and City Moms Blog and allowing me to review their product! All opinions are still my own! When you’re training for something as vigorous as a marathon, you need proper nutrition. When you’re training for a marathon in the hot Florida heat in the dead of […]

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Farms & Mazes in Jax

Guide to Fall Corn 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 [...]
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