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Bumps, Babies and Brunch: Bloom Event Recap

Bumps, Babies and Brunch oh my! On Saturday, May 20, Jacksonville Moms Blog hosted 100 guests at the beautiful Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa for an event celebrating pregnancy and motherhood. Our guests mix and mingled with other moms, enjoyed a delicious brunch, a little pampering with a braid bar by Cortello Salon and […]

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The Cup Conundrum

Name that tune: “When I’m gone, When I’m gone, You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone.” Those lyrics are from Anna Kendrick’s rendition of “Cups” in the movie Pitch Perfect, in which she enhances the song with a beat of cups. It’s a beautiful tune, but if you’re like me, you have a different perspective […]

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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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Why I Walk for March for Babies

Jennifer’s story is brought to you by the March for Babies, sponsored by the March of Dimes.Growing up, I had heard of March of Dimes and my family always contributed when the envelope with the dime arrived in the mail. Little did I know that in 2011, my life would change in a way that put […]

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I’ll Always Want Another Baby, But I Don’t Want More Kids!

This weekend, I cleaned out my twins’ closet. My son is giant, 20 pounds at eight months, and pretty much skipped straight from six-month clothes to 12-month clothes. I missed a box, stored under the bed, of hand-me-downs that he had already outgrown, and there were things in the closet I knew didn’t fit him anymore. […]

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#WDSD17: Myths and Truths About Down Syndrome

I’m a mom in her thirties, and in the time I’ve been alive, incredible advancements have been made for people with Down syndrome. When I was born, in the 1980s, people with Down syndrome had a life expectancy of around 28 years old. When I was going to school, I never once encountered a single […]

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