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Picky Eaters

3 Tips to Make it FUN for Picky Eaters to Eat Healthy

When I ask a mom what her biggest challenge is when it comes to kids and food I hear the same reply over and over. My child is such a picky eater. He/She will only...
Natural Life 2015

Community First Natural Life Music Festival 2015

The Natural Life Music Festival began in 2001 as Crafternoon, a community crafting event led by Natural Life Founder & CEO Patti Hughes. The festival raises funds for charity and offers a FREE, family...
MOSH

JMB Featured Birthday Party: MOSH!

While the thought of browsing Pinterest for hours in order to come up with the best possible theme and decorations for your child’s birthday party sounds like fun to some, others may find the...
V Day Card

Valentine’s Day Cards: Free Printables by Pink Coffee Photo!

Oh, I love Valentine’s Day. Mainly because it's the one time where it's acceptable to wear pink and red together and eat candy all day. Yep. What's not to love? So, in celebration of one of...
Wood Heart

Valentine’s Day Decor: Wood Hanging Heart

Christmas is over and the decorations are back in the bins for another eleven months, before we pull them out again. Lights are put away for next Christmas as well. Or….. maybe they are...
Grief

How to Support Your Grieving Child

As a new mom, I want to protect my little girl from all the hardships that may come in life. I logically know that I cannot do this, but the instinct to protect my...

New Law Allows Emergency Allergy Treatment for Children

Ask your young child what his or her favorite part of the school day is and you’ll probably hear “lunch” or “recess.” For parents of children with allergies, however, those are the times of...
Birthday at Bay & Bee

Bay & Bee Birthday Party Review

Our daughter, Zoë, turned two on September 28, 2014. Already an outgoing and cheerful child, Bay & Bee has allowed her to expand her social interaction exponentially. She adores her Monday music time with...
Connecting with Grandparents

Long-Distance Grandparents? Four Ways to Shorten the Miles

As so many of us Jacksonvillians are transplants from other cities and states, it's safe to assume that a lot of us maintain long-distance relationships with our parents. This makes it hard for our...
Fertility

A Story to Tell :: Fertility in my 40’s

Part One: Getting Pregnant When given my history, finding a good man and becoming a mother was really a 20 year ordeal, but I’ll just start where my life truly began. I was 43 and married...
Native Sun Beach Opening

Native Sun Natural Foods Market to Open New Store in Jacksonville Beach

Native Sun Natural Foods Market, North Florida’s largest local organic grocery retailer is coming to Jacksonville Beach. The family-owned business plans to open its third store in the Jacksonville area at the corner of...
Allergies

Tips for Managing Your Child’s Allergies

It seems we're hearing more frequent conversations about kids' allergies these days. It's a big topic, ranging from life-threatening food allergies to occasional, minor irritations from seasonal allergens. Most kids probably fall somewhere in...