Good Vibes Only? No, Thanks

You can’t walk down the aisles at Target without being smacked in the face with the latest trendy self-help feel-good platitude plastered on a mug or a sweatshirt. I’m all for gorgeous hand lettering, and Brené Brown is my homegirl, but this constant reminder to “stay positive” and to “manifest your destiny” is getting exhausting. […]

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Weekend Roundup | February 22 – 24

This weekend is all about the tastes and sounds of Jacksonville. Listen in on presentations with world-renowned authors: R.L. Stine and Mike Thaler at the Jax Book Fest or delight your ears with the sounds of the Jacksonville Symphony‘s “Listen Up” Chamber Concert at the Beaches Museum and History Park. Satisfy all of your senses by taking part in […]

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How Old Is Too Old for Toys?

When kids are young, it’s easy to tell when they are too old for a toy. They stop playing with it and move on to something else or their bodies quite literally will no longer fit. But what about with older kids? Where is the line between normal play and being the grown man living […]

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Art With More Heart

Thank you to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for sponsoring this post for American Heart Month. It’s creativity that brought Finn’s parents, Matthew Kelly and Marissa Kelly, together when they met as art teachers at a local Jacksonville school. Now, they create art with more heart than ever before, literally. The couple was elated when they found […]

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Living and Loving Our Real Lives (Not Our Best Life)

Mommin’ ain’t easy. We hear this often and we know it to be true, but our social feeds tell us otherwise. With cameras available constantly, we are blessed to be able to capture the everyday moments and memories like no other generation before us. Each everyday moment is often captured in four, five, six or […]

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