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5 Reasons to Attend the Duval County School Choice Expo

On Saturday, January 20th, Duval County Schools will be hosting their annual School Choice Expo at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. The Expo will be held from 11am-3pm and offers families a great opportunity to learn about the many different educational options in Duval County. Parents will have the chance to explore the many school […]

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The Year I Became Both a Mother and a Sister

The Year I Became Both a Mother and a Sister

I was at work when I got the call from my dad. My stepmom was pregnant! The news was a complete shock to me. At six months pregnant with my first child and after spending the last 30 years as an only child, I was getting a sibling. My family dynamic has always been unconventional. […]

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Homeschool & Beyond: Innovative Learning Options and Resources in a Digital Age

Homeschool & Beyond: Innovative Learning Options in a Digital Age

This post about online learning for public, private and homeschool students is brought to you by Florida Virtual School, a fully accredited public school for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. It’s a common question — can students learn and succeed in a virtual environment? As parents, we know our children crave connection and understanding, […]

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Charity Spotlight: Micah's Backpack Jacksonville

Charity Spotlight: Micah’s Backpack Jacksonville

As the director of Micah’s Backpack Jacksonville, I have the pleasure of working with a remarkable group of giving and caring volunteers. These volunteers reach out every week to help children they don’t know and will never meet. The only thing they know about the kids they help is that they are chronically hungry. In […]

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JMB Charity Spotlight: Safe Haven of Northeast Florida

JMB Charity Spotlight: Safe Haven of Northeast Florida

Safe Haven of Northeast Florida is a non-profit organization in the process of raising funds to open a center in Macclenny, FL, in an effort to aid abused and under-privileged children. Having first-hand knowledge of how the system works actually shows us how broken the system truly is. We are in the process of adopting six children […]

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