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What ADHD Looks Like for Mom

When you think about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you most likely envision a highly emotional or irritable young boy who is bouncing off the walls, unable to sit still, blurting things out, interrupting conversations, and easily distracted (‘squirrel!”). ADHD historically affects more boys than girls, because symptoms are more easily identified. In girls, ADHD […]

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Hey Ladies, It’s Time for YOUR Checkup

Thank you to Dr. Cara Prier, MD with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Ascension for her time and sponsoring this post. I am (mostly) on time with every one of my kids doctor’s appointments, their vaccinations schedules (relax, this isn’t one of those posts), and anything in between. Managing to make sure they are as healthy as possible […]

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I Don’t Want To Be The Angry Mom Anymore

I’m sure this is something plenty of us can relate to: Your kids are misbehaving. Maybe the first 10 times, you calmly tell them over and over again to stop. But your frustration builds and builds, and finally, you explode — and then you immediately crash into remorse and regret. There are countless funny memes […]

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Moms Doing More in the 904: Donna Deegan, Founder of The DONNA Foundation

If you haven’t already met Donna Deegan in person, you probably know her as a Jacksonville celebrity and inspiration to so many in our community. Award-winning journalist, philanthropist and marathoner, Donna is the founder of The DONNA Foundation, a nonprofit that provides financial assistance and support to local families living with breast cancer. The three-time […]

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Is Feeling Run Down The ‘New Normal’?

Thank you to Anderson Longevity Clinic for delivering hope and wellness to those who wish to improve their quality of life. I just want to feel good. I jokingly say, maybe it’s because I haven’t slept in six years (well, not since pre-kids), but does anyone else feel this way? I wake up every day […]

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Buyers with Babies, Beware

Thank you to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for providing such helpful safety information on popular products for infants! When preparing for a baby, new parents invest time and money into baby proofing their home so their little one is safe as they learn and grow in their new environment. They install covers for electrical outlets and […]

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Come Find Your Fitness With Jacksonville Moms

REGISTRATION CLOSED! Jacksonville Moms Blog wants to help you look and feel your best by hosting our first ever FINDING YOUR FITNESS Challenge! This six-week challenge is open to all fitness levels, all ages, working moms, stay-at-home moms... any JMB reader who is ready to change their life for the better! Throughout the six weeks, [...]
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