Jena Pugh

Jena Pugh
Jena Pugh is a stay-at-home working mom, a wife to her adoring husband Paul, and mama to two spunky girls. She currently writes daily blogs for Entertainment Benefits Group, a travel company that sells discounted tickets to Orlando theme parks (, and Las Vegas ( shows and attractions. Her blogs include happenings in both Vegas and Orlando as well as celebrity sightings in Sin City. Jena also teaches group fitness classes with Jacksonville Stroller Strength and is certified as a nutrition coach.
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Care Give Grow: Join the 11th Annual Virtual McKenzie’s Run

If ever there were a time for positivity and community, it would be now. The McKenzie Noelle Foundation will spread its Care Give Grow spirit across the city and around the country during the...
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Paying it Back and Looking Forward with Florida Prepaid

A few months after my first daughter was born my husband stunned me when he brought up the idea that we needed to begin paying for her college. “What?” I slurred as I looked...
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McKenzie’s Run Celebrates 10 Years With New Mission

The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation has a track record for bringing impact locally and globally. One way they do this is through the annual McKenzie’s Run right here in Jacksonville. This year marks the...

Making an Impact with the 9th Annual McKenzie’s Run

IMPACT. That is what you create when you lace up your shoes every November for the annual McKenzie’s Run at TIAA Bank Field. Created to bring awareness to the McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation, McKenzie’s...

So Fresh and So Clean Clean: Simple Plumbing Upgrades to Make Life Easier

Have you been persuaded to get "Charmin clean" by the adorable family of bears on those Charmin commercials? Despite the fact that the commercials make me giggle every. single. time, Charmin has recognized a...

What I HATE About Being a Parent

"We're 38.8% done with raising Isla," My husband said to me just after we celebrated my oldest daughter's 7th birthday. I was mid dinner bite when he casually threw out the stat. "What?!" I...

Charity Spotlight: Care, Give, Grow with McKenzie’s Run 2017

The 8th Annual McKenzie’s Run will take place on Saturday, November 18th! 1-Mile Fun Run at 9:30 a.m.  |  5K at 10 a.m.  |  EverBank Field The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation was founded in memory of McKenzie...

The Quick & Easy Way to Strengthen Your Postpartum Abdominal Muscles

What if I told you that you could strengthen your postpartum core without a single plank hold, sit up or bird-dog pose? What if I also told you that instead of doing those exercises...

Labor in Luxury at the UF Health North Labor and Delivery Unit

The birth of your baby is one of the most cherished moments in your life. Whether you’re a first-time or seasoned mom, you want every part of the day to be perfect. And while...

High on Social Media: When Somebody Doesn’t Like Your Post

We all love Facebook, right?! Except for when we don't. One minute it's all smiles and laughs and nodding in agreement to somebody's post. The next it's feeling bad about yourself, getting angry at a...

I’m Done Having Kids, Hallelujah

“We’re done having babies,” I said through gritted teeth the moment I felt that first wave of morning sickness. “I know, I know,” my husband said almost guiltily as if he had forced me...
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The Topic of Death and Your Child

My child likes to talk about death. Wait, that's not right. "Like" isn’t the correct word. She is interested in death — what happened, where they were when they died, where they are now, etc....