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The Last Christmas

When I started writing for Jacksonville Moms Blog, my little people were 4 and 2 years old. Or, as I like to call it, “Prime Christmas Age.” PCA is the absolute perfect age where everything is magical this time of year. The smallest things — like the decorations on light poles in the parking lot […]

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When Your Kid Starts to Doubt the Magic of Santa

I knew this day would come — the day my son would start questioning Santa’s authenticity. He’s 7 years old and in second grade. Someone in his class (who has older siblings) told him Santa was not real and that parents wrap and hide presents under the tree, not Santa. WHY would another child deliberately […]

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Sensory Friendly Santa! | Coastal Pediatric Therapy Center

Space is limited! Reserve your spot today! Call 904.372.4070 or email [email protected] to meet with Santa!

On December 8th, Santa is stopping by the Coastal Pediatric Therapy Center! We are excited to provide a sensory friendly environment for children with speech & language, sensory processing, and physical limitations.

Please bring your camera! You can have your child’s photo taken with Santa in a family friendly environment with no lines. Our friendly staff will be available to help parents get that perfect holiday photo. We will also have holiday craft stations set-up for your kids to enjoy before meeting with Santa one-on-one in a calm and comfortable setting. This will be a fun and festive event for the whole family!

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Polar Express & Santa | IMAX Theater at World Golf Hall of Fame

Join us on Saturday, December 8 from 9am to 1pm for Polar Express and Santa!
Bring your kids for a fun-filled holiday celebration. Enjoy holiday activities and experience the magic of Polar Express 3D with a special appearance from Santa!

8:30am:   Check-in begins outside the theater (bring your email confirmation for check-in)9:00am:   Activities begin and Santa arrives10:30am: Polar Express 3D begins1:00pm:   Santa departs and Activities conclude

All activities are included in the ticket cost! Don’t forget your camera to get a picture with Santa. The Polar Express and Santa event tickets are $15 for non-members (adults and children) and $10 for Movie Club Members. Price includes movie ticket, visit with Santa and activities. Pre-purchased tickets are required! NO priority seating, refunds or exchanges for this special event.

About Polar Express 3DThis holiday-themed film, based on the classic Caldecott medal-winning children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg, is directed by Oscar® winner Robert Zemeckis and stars two-time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks. Using state-of-the-art CGI and performance capture technology to create a unique blend of realism and fantasy, The Polar Express tells of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole and embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

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Polar Express 3D in IMAx

This holiday-themed film, based on the classic Caldecott medal-winning children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg, is directed by Oscar® winner Robert Zemeckis and stars two-time Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks. Using state-of-the-art CGI and performance capture technology to create a unique blend of realism and fantasy, The Polar Express tells of a doubting young boy who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole and embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

General admission: $10
Movie Club Members: $5

Visit www.worldgolfimax.com for showtimes and tickets.

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Rewarding Myself This Holiday with SE Grocers Rewards

Thank you to Southeastern Grocers for sponsoring this post and for rewarding all of us busy moms this holiday season.‘Tis the season to go overboard and stress yourself out by going out of your way to deck the halls and try to make the holidays more magical than any of those Hallmark movies. Why are […]

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Why I Decorate for Christmas BEFORE Thanksgiving

Picture it: You’ve chased your kids from door to door for a bounty of treats, the costumes are finally put away, and all you want to do is hit up Target for clearance candy. Imagine your surprise then, when you find yourself surrounded with all things Christmas. Everywhere you look is another festive decoration, another […]

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Over 50 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids

Christmas is just a few weeks away and the more I think about the toys that will be invading my house, the more I start to twitch. I know that grandparents and other relatives mean well, but after the carnage of Christmas morning my house looks like a Toys R Us exploded in our living […]

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‘Tis the Season to Experience Jacksonville’s Enchanted Christmas Village

Jacksonville Moms Blog is proud to partner with the Enchanted Christmas Village for this year’s Holiday Events Guide. It truly ’tis the season to experience the magic of Christmas — literally, as of this week, unless  you’re one of the Christmas-tree early birds (and hey, no harm in that). We gave you a sneak peek […]

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