Jacksonville Mom’s “Mom Crush” Monday

We all know “momming” isn’t easy. Motherhood is hard and should be celebrated, recognized, and rewarded! Jacksonville Moms Blog wants to hear from you! In our new series, “Mom Crush Monday,” we want you to nominate your “Mom Bestie.” Someone who is killing it at the hardest job in the world! We want to recognize […]


Mother’s Day: Lessons Learned About What Matters Most

As I approach my second Mother’s Day without my mom, I feel like I’m in a better position to reflect on some of the most important lessons she taught me. These include lessons about my family history, lessons about faith, and hard lessons about love. Not surprisingly, the ones I reflect on most often lately […]


Pediatric Care Without the Trip: A New Mom Q&A with Blueberry Pediatrics

Thank you to Blueberry Pediatrics for providing this new mom (and other families) with much-needed peace of mind from the convenience of their own home! It seems like just yesterday I was with my son as his very first pediatric appointment. The past seven months have flown by, and as a new mom, I frequently […]


Dear Husbands: Mother’s Day is Not About Your Mom

Dear Husbands, It’s not much of a surprise that relationships between married women and their mothers-in-law can be… well, complicated. And perhaps the holiday that encompasses that the most is Mother’s Day. And guys, we know: You’re really, really caught in the middle. Your mother expects you to do something for her. Your wife wants […]


Charity Spotlight: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Perfectly healthy humans get blood cancer. You cannot predict it or prevent it. When I learned this, it was all I could do not to burst into tears. That reaction was immediately followed by anger. How unfair! And to top it off, it is very much a “kids cancer.” Seriously? Luckily, amazing philanthropic organizations like […]


Chasing Normal

Throughout our five years of marriage, my husband and I have shared a running joke. After my many attempts to make things from scratch or purchase unique items from the grocery store I thought he would enjoy, he would always reply, “I just like normal.” I learned not to slave over a cake, because boxed […]


De-Stash Your Beauty Stash for Summer

We all have it. The beauty stash clutter. The trial sizes of products we’ve accumulated from all those great gift-with-purchases. That impulse buy you just never got around to really wearing — even though that YouTube person told you it was a MUST BUY! I’m here to tell you, I’m with you. But I’m also […]