Swim Lessons and Swim Schools In & Around Jacksonville

Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of death among children ages 1-4 in Florida and Florida’s drowning death rate is the highest in the nation? Summer is soon approaching, and living in the “Sunshine State” means that swimming is a year-round option for us. Having your child (or even yourself) as prepared […]


Guide to Spring In & Around Jacksonville

Spring time is the BEST time in Florida! The weather is warm and the evenings perfect. It's the greatest time to get outside and enjoy what our city has to offer! Below are our best resources for enjoying spring in Jacksonville! .vc_custom_1419240516480{background-color: #f9f9f9 !important;} Egg Hunts In & Around JacksonvilleHippity hoppity, bippity boppity here comes [...]

Daughters, Please Know This…

In light of much that has happened in the last few years for women and girls, the good and the bad, I want my daughters to know a few important things. We have so many strong, amazing women in the public eye to look at as heroines. Celebrities, politicians, survivors, athletes, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, […]


Prepare for Spring and Summer Fun in the Water

Thank you to Orange Park Medical Center for preparing families for fun in and around the water this summer! One-year-old Claire Milter was rushed to Orange Park Medical Center’s emergency room two years ago after she was found unresponsive in her home pool. Upon arrival, the emergency team acted fast and were able to quickly resuscitate and stabilize […]


Graduation, College, and Saving… Oh, My!

This information on investing in your child’s future is brought to you by Florida Prepaid College Plans. As the mother of two high schoolers, the talks about post-graduation plans, colleges, and future careers are prevalent in our home. My sophomore daughter receives daily mail from colleges and universities after taking the PSAT encouraging her to […]


Getting a Mammogram: When Your First is the Worst!

I thought I knew what to expect… until I didn’t. I turned 40, and I scheduled my first mammogram. My friends who had gone before me told me how nice the experience is, all things considered — think fuzzy bathrobes, pretty waiting rooms and lots of kind and caring nurses. They were right about all […]