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From Newborns to New Moms: Bay & Bee By the Ages

From Newborns to New Moms: Bay & Bee By the Ages

Thank you to Bay & Bee for sponsoring this post on child-led play. Children can be rather particular tiny humans, and what interests them one day can completely change the next. Whether your mini-me prefers balls over blocks or trains over toy trucks, child-led play (giving children a choice and following their lead in regards to […]


Guide to Child Care, Preschools, & Schools in Jacksonville

Disclosure :: We are frequently asked about education programs and recommendations for child care, preschools and schools in the Jacksonville area. We understand that picking a school or child care center that fits your child’s and your family’s needs can be an overwhelming task. Whether you choose private, public, religious affiliation or otherwise – we are thrilled to provide [...]

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 […]

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 […]

Why WE are Repeating VPK {And It’s OK if You Aren’t}

Why WE are Repeating VPK (And It’s OK if You Aren’t)

Summer birthdays, I’ve decided, are officially the worst. Sure, my almost 5-year old son, Landon, will still celebrate with his friends this summer with a Ninja-themed birthday party in an air-conditioned facility.  And although his actual birthday is in late July, we’ve officially confused his toddler brother by singing “Happy Birthday” to Landon in his classroom […]

Big Kids Status: Another milestone - learning to pose for a picture, sort of

Big Kid Milestones I Never Expected

A few months ago, I made the startling realization that I suddenly have “big” kids. They are 4 and 5 years old, so not exactly packing for college, but the days of diapers, naps and nursing are a pretty distant memory. Everyone can speak for themselves, and short of a few indiscernible tantrums, both kids […]