Tina Smithers Peckham

Tina Smithers Peckham
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Originally from Kansas City, Tina relocated to Jacksonville, FL with her dear husband, feisty cat and sweet-natured corgi mix in 2016. After eight years working various gigs in New York City from magazine publishing to digital marketing, Tina joined the world of freelance, writing and reporting for a variety of publications and websites including MTV News, ET Online, Glamour, Us Weekly and more. Tina has also assisted with social media, editorial and content strategy for brands and personalities such as Britney Spears, Jordin Sparks, Beauty Brands, truTV and WE tv. When she’s not plugging away on her laptop, she can be found exploring the Jacksonville beaches, reading a good book or enjoying a local coffee shop with her cherub-cheeked little boys, Archer and Austin.

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

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...

From Newborns to New Moms: Bay & Bee By the Ages

Children can be rather particular tiny humans, and what interests them one day can completely change the next. Whether your mini-me prefers balls over blocks or trains over toy trucks, child-led play (giving children a...

Why We All Could Benefit From FREE Mental Health First Aid Training

Confession: Several years ago, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, which is a fancy term for the fact that I worry excessively for (usually) no good reason. For instance, this is my brain on...

Memo to New Moms: It Gets Better (No, Really)

"I think we might have made a mistake," I whispered conspiratorially to my husband as we lay side by side in the dark, mindlessly playing on our respective smartphones, while our 3-week-old son, Archer, grunted...

New Mom Perspective: Motherhood is Vastly Under-Appreciated

I admit it; I'm guilty. I never truly understood it or appreciated it until now. No infinite number of mommy friends, parenting classes, self-help books or blog posts could have prepared me for what has been the...

Meet mumda: Jacksonville’s Premiere Prenatal & Postpartum Support for Women

Giving birth and the oftentimes stressful period of postpartum afterward doesn't have to be filled with uncertainty, anxiety and sheer terror — especially for first-time moms. Enter the birth specialists at Jacksonville's mumda: A...

Hello, Baby! UpScale UltraSound Provides a Chance to Connect with Your Little One

Confession: While my husband and I are expecting our first child next month, I haven't necessarily been "hashtag blessed" with oodles of excitement over our upcoming bundle of supposed joy. Don't get me wrong — at...

Give Back This Holiday Season With Gorgeous Gifts From Rethreaded

Looking for a way to give back this holiday season and knock out a few gifts while you're at it? We'll take your Random Acts of Kindness efforts, and raise you one more with a truly...

Jax Moms Blog’s 3rd Annual Breakfast with Santa (SOLD OUT)

'twas the 10th of December, and who did appear? Why it was Santa Claus himself, spreading Christmas cheer! In the Glen Kernan Dining room guests will be seated, and by Santa’s elves you will be greeted. We will dine...

Now That It’s Finally Election Day, Can We All Be Friends Again?

It's finally here (thank God). Election Day. More specifically, 2020 Election Day. Some are calling it the most polarizing presidential election in U.S. history. It has resulted in shouting matches, violence, breakups, estranged family members,...