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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.

Guide to Spring Festivals In & Around Jacksonville

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for some outdoor fairs and festivals. Jacksonville and the surrounding areas will be hosting many family-friendly events over the next few months. Most of the 30 festivals listed are geared for the entire family and many of them are FREE! So what are you waiting for? […]

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Valentine’s Day Events In & Around Jacksonville

Now that we’re parents, Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly “only for lovers” like it once was for us all in the past, but it doesn’t mean we can’t still celebrate! Now we just get to share the holiday and all of that love with our little humans, too. Whether you are in the market to celebrate […]

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Calling all Foodies! 4th Annual Family Foodie Fare

Jacksonville Moms Blog is thrilled to bring you our 4th Annual Family Foodie Fare on Sunday, February 24th from 12:30 – 2:30 PM at Engine 15 Brewing Taproom and Biergarten Downtown in partnership with Jacksonville Magazine. We will have some of the top restaurants in Jacksonville competing Top Chef-style for the best adult and kid food […]

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Discover Fun, Adventure & Learning Through Scouting

Thanks to Boy Scouts of America for providing opportunities for boys and girls to discover fun, adventure, and learning through Scouting! “I am proud to have my kids in Scouting. My husband is an Eagle Scout, and I realize how much Scouting means to him and the importance of our children learning the values that Scouting teaches. We started our 7-year-old […]

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How to Plan a Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Party

The way you celebrate New Year’s Eve typically changes once you have kids. Your options get cut down quite a bit unless you’re planning on hiring a sitter for the night. Our oldest turned 5 this year, so you’d think we would have figured out some kid-friendly NYE traditions and activities by now, but sadly […]

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Why I Celebrate Kwanzaa

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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