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Because You See Me, I Exist

Difference is what makes us unique and beautiful. Our differences can cross all sorts of social and cultural experiences, and that sometimes requires reaching out of our immediate circles to find ways to embrace and learn to support communities that you may not otherwise be a part of. For a long time, tolerance was touted […]

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JMB Fall Family Day at Celestial Farms

Jacksonville Moms Blog is excited to host our 2nd Annual Fall Family Day at Celestial Farms sponsored by CareSpot! Conveniently located near Jacksonville International Airport, Jacksonville Moms Blog readers and their families are invited to join us for a private event at Celestial Farms to enjoy the perfect family day out. Families can explore the farm, sensory and […]

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‘They Were Meant to Be Mine’

Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital with horrific injuries. Suffering from a skull fracture, brain bleed, broken femur and fractured wrists, malnourished and with a fresh handprint-shaped pattern of bruises on her little face, baby Delilah […]

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The Harlem of the South: Black History in Jacksonville

Two weekends ago, my family and I visited the Through Our Eyes 2018 exhibit in the Ritz Theatre and Museum’s gallery. After perusing the exhibit, which I highly recommend, I strolled through the museum with my aunt. I was taken aback by Jacksonville’s history. For example, while the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s was happening […]

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Baptist Health Brings Healthcare Clinics to Schools in Underserved Areas of Jax

It’s a sad reality, but only 4 percent of the adult and child population in the 32208 and 32209 ZIP codes of Jacksonville has seen a primary-care doctor. Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Baptist Health are combating the situation  by bringing much-needed healthcare to school children in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. In a news […]

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