I have fond memories of celebrating Kwanzaa as a child. We celebrated Kwanzaa because my mother thought the principles were important building blocks for promoting good stewardship while also emphasizing others and promoting character building immediately following the focus of commercialization of the Christmas holiday. (Let’s be honest, the true meaning of Christmas is sometimes […]
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If you’re like most moms in addition to being a chauffeur, chef, tutor, and house cleaner you are a planner. And since making sure your kids are entertained is part of your job description you probably like to get a jump on activities early. Thankfully Jax Moms Blog has done some of the leg work for you so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the fun with your family.
Do you have that one holiday movie that puts you in the spirit? If it’s the Polar Express we’ve got you covered. (If not, see it anyway!) The IMAX theater is showing it in 3D until the end of the month. Cheer on the Jacksonville Jaguars at their last home game of the season and take […]
Thanks to Boy Scouts of America for providing Scouting programs for the whole family to enjoy and grow together! It seems that many people have an opinion on Scouting these days and what it should and shouldn’t look like. I remember counting down the years before my son could join and become a Tiger with […]
The Jacksonville and North Florida area offer many tree lightings every year! Starting early in November, through Thanksgiving and up until Christmas, there’s sure to be a tree lighting event to amaze the whole family. Holiday light displays are fun for kids of all ages. Whether a holiday season event or collaborative neighborhood light display, […]
Jacksonville offers many opportunities to see Santa, whether for a timeless holiday photo or for a special meal or storybook tea. Special events feature Santa all around the First Coast this holiday season, so be sure to make a visit to the jolly old elf this season!
Who doesn’t love dressing up in holiday dresses and heading out on the town for dinner and a show? We have an incredible list of holiday shows, including several Nutcracker options, and theatre in Jacksonville! Check out our list below and plan your holiday!
Thank you to Bolts & Bytes Maker Academy for sponsoring this post and giving kids the opportunity to explore their creative side! There are a lot of things to take into consideration when choosing an after-school activity for your child, and finding something they love (as much as you do) can be tricky. We’ve tried […]
It’s the spookiest time of the year! Get ready for Halloween sweets and treats with our list of special events to go trick or treating in Jacksonville! These are kid-friendly events that include trick or treating as well as trunk or treats around town. Looking for more Halloween and Fall Events? Click here for our […]
One of my favorite holiday traditions is cruising around checking out the Christmas lights. We go with our good friends, wear our fun glasses that make the lights look like snowmen, Santa, and snowflakes, and rock out to a mix of our favorite Christmas songs. It is quite an event that my kids always look forward to! Christmas Lights […]
Join Community PedsCare for the 14th annual Halloween Doors & More, a gala of a different sort for all ages presented by THE PLAYERS Championship. The event will take place on Saturday, October 20th from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds Exhibition Hall. This event features a spin on the average trick–or–treating experience […]
It’s true — this Southerner LOVES Boston! We moved from Jacksonville to Boston in 2007, and I went kicking and screaming. I did not want to leave Florida and its sunny weather for what I imagined as a dreary, cold Northeastern town. Surprisingly, it didn’t take long for me to fall in love with Beantown. […]