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On the Road with JMB: Jax to Naples

Located about two hours south of Tampa, Naples is a beautiful city on Florida’s west coast. While it can be a solid six-hour drive from Jacksonville, it is definitely worth the trip. Beautiful beaches and plenty of kid-friendly activities make it a fun place to visit for everyone. When to Go Naples has a “season” […]


On the Road with JMB: Jax to Gainesville

When you think of a weekend getaway location with kids, a college town probably isn’t your first choice. But located just 90 minutes southwest of Jacksonville, Gainesville has a lot of family friendly activities that parents and kids are sure to love. When to Go Do not, I repeat do not visit Gainesville on a […]

Sliding in Centennial Park

On the Road with JMB: Jax to Atlanta

We had the opportunity to tag along with my hubby for a conference in Atlanta. We turned his work trip into a family road trip to our neighboring state’s capital city. I soon realized that even with its traffic, Atlanta is a fantastic family car trip from Jacksonville. We planned a 3-day trip–leaving Sunday afternoon (when […]

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Road Tripping :: 10 Hours in a Car with Toddlers and How I Survived (and thrived)

I took on an ambitious task this past weekend–driving with my four and two-year-old to visit Daddy in New Orleans where he lives during the week. Usually, my husband is the one commuting, flying in every weekend, but the opportunity arose for us to visit him. I’m always up for an adventure and what an […]