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What I've Learned as PTA President

What I’ve Learned as PTA President

When I was first approached about becoming PTA President at my son’s elementary school, my initial response was, “Heck no!” I didn’t think I was the right person for the position, as there were other PTA board members I felt were more suitable. Then, I engaged in conversations with the current President who was finishing her […]

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Don't You Dare Call My Daughter Bossy

Don’t You Dare Call My Daughter Bossy

When I was in third grade, one of our school assignments was for the class to break into groups and complete a project together. The project was simple, but it required each person to take on a portion of the task in order to complete it in the allotted time. After a few minutes of our […]

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Why We LOVE Our Faith-Based School

Why We LOVE Our Faith-Based School

For parents, how to educate their children is one of the most nerve-wracking decisions they will make. There are so many choices, it can make your head spin: public school, private school, homeschool! How do you know which one is right for your family? It doesn’t help matters, either, that how you educate your children […]

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Saving for College: Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment Ends Soon!

Saving for College: Florida Prepaid Open Enrollment Ends Soon!

This post on saving for college is brought to you by Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans. For the past few months, Jacksonville Moms Blog has been bringing you information on Florida Prepaid College Savings Plans, which gives parents the opportunity to invest in their child’s future through a variety of secure options and payment plans. […]

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school lunch

Why My Son No Longer Eats School Lunch

I remember back when I was in elementary school, being rushed through the lunch line to make my selection and keep moving. The ladies behind the counter wearing their hairnets and rubber gloves were not the most pleasant to deal with. To a youngin’ like me, I just figured they were cranky from being in […]

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Wolfson Brings Healthcare Clinics to Schools in Underserved Areas of Jax

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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