Tag Archives | Jacksonville Moms


The Light at the End of the Pregnancy Tunnel

I can never talk about the struggles of motherhood or pregnancy without starting out by saying I absolutely love and adore my children. Their precious existence outweighs any hardship this chapter of life may entail. Quite frankly, when I find myself starting to rant on the difficulties of motherhood, I feel somewhat selfish. I chose […]


Hey, Supermom! You. Yes, YOU!

“Wow, you’re Supermom!” You know you’ve heard that phrase — muttered under someone’s breath, as a direct and outright compliment, in a begrudging admiration — at some point or another throughout your motherhood journey. Because we know all about Supermom. Supermom changes two poop diapers, gets three kids dressed, makes 10 baby bottles and an […]

Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller :: Jacksonville’s Gold Medal Mom

Shannon Miller remains the Most Decorated Gymnast in American History with 7 Olympic medals! She is the only American to rank among the Top 10 All-Time gymnasts and is the only female athlete to be inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame – Twice! (Individual (2006) and Team (2008)) She is the only US gymnast […]

I'll tell you one thing, he doesn't smile like that for Beef Pouches!

Team Veggie :: Raising Vegetarian Kids

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month- as are most months, in our house. I’ve been a Vegetarian for the majority of my life; beginning Thanksgiving Day the year I turned 13. The last meat I ate was chicken in the form of a sandwich from Chick Fil A- so don’t worry, Carnivores, I went out with a […]


Turning (Not Quite) Trash In To Cash :: Reselling Your Used Kids’ Gear

Each time Mac outgrows another pair of tiny, expensive, never-touched-the-ground-because-this-kid-can’t-even-walk-yet shoes, I simultaneously vow he’ll go barefoot and make a mental note to check Zulilly in the morning. When I was pregnant, I made up my mind that we were going to try our best at simplicity parenting: Want, Need, Wear, Read Christmases, present free first birthday […]

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When Mama is the One Crying

I was sailing through this motherhood thing. I had a boy and then a girl 15 months later. I loved staying at home with them. Sure, there were bad days, but I really loved being a mom. I have always enjoyed babies and children and felt that I was made for this. So when I brought home […]