Summer is almost here and that means the kids will be out of school and looking for things to do. Luckily, Jacksonville has tons of free or cheap activities to keep the kids busy. It doesn’t matter if you have little kids or teenagers, our Summer Bucket List: 100 Free & Cheap Things to Do […]
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We are a family who loves to travel. Local or international, weekend getaways or week-long adventures. We’re in for it all. The memories are priceless, and the chance to escape the distractions of day-to-day life can help reset and recharge our family. As much as I love traveling with my kids, there have been a […]
Looking for some cheap summer fun? A great way to escape the heat this summer is to take advantage of $1 summer movies by Regal Cinemas. All Jacksonville theatres participate in one of JMB’s BEST Summer Bucket List items! Regal Jacksonville Beach, Regal Avenues and Regal River City Market Place. See below for the 2018 movie […]
With a playroom full of toys and more board games than we can count, I still sometimes find myself competing with electronic devices and TV shows, looking for new ways to keep my children entertained and intellectually stimulated. Luckily, scavenger hunts to the rescue! I was reminded of these greatly under-utilized adventures during a recent […]
Blueberry season is right around the corner here in Jacksonville. Typically the farms open at the very end of May and stay open through the beginning of July, but weather conditions and the amount of rainfall we received during the year can always impact exactly when the crops will be ready. Lucky for us there […]
You asked and we listened! We have compiled a list of KIDS EAT FREE restaurants in Jacksonville! Our goal was to find a place for your children to eat free every night of the week and we have done just that. Why? Because some nights, us Mommas just don’t feel like cooking! We think it […]
As Florida residents we have lots of perks that make Disney more enjoyable (and affordable)! Here are six tips for taking on Disney as a Florida resident.
Leaping leprechauns — it’s that time of year again! March is here, and the leprechauns are roaming free. It is your responsibility as a parent to help your child properly trap those little green rascals. Now you may be thinking, how does one catch a teeny, tiny leprechaun? Why, with a leprechaun “trap,” of course! […]
We LOVE to SURF! Check out our list of places to surf, paddle board, and take surf lessons down the Nort Florida Coast!
I held on too tight. When my kids needed to fly, I snipped their wings and pulled them back into the nest. Not because they weren’t ready, but because I wasn’t ready. I then turned around and let them fly when they were only ready to walk, and I forced them to walk when they […]
So many things about the devastating news out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School upset me: a mass shooting in a school, the senseless loss of lives, parents dealing with the unthinkable. As a mother of two teens, I couldn’t help but think what if. The idea that it could’ve been my kids’ school, that […]
Thank you to Dau Family Eye Care for providing a great Q&A on children’s eye care! When I found out my son needed glasses in kindergarten, I had a thousand questions. Even though I wear contacts and glasses, I didn’t get them until I was in 5th grade. Having a child that needed them at a […]