Vicky Lane

Vicky Lane is the co-owner and co-founder of Jacksonville Mom (formerly Jax Moms Blog). Since 2012, she has been overseeing the content and technical side of Jacksonville Mom. In this role, she manages over 30 writers and works closely with the managing editor to provide the most relevant content for the Jacksonville parenting community. In her previous career, Vicky obtained her Masters in Education and served as University Registrar at the University of North Florida. Wife to adoring husband John, her love for all things “Mom” began in 2010 when their son Brendan was born. Vicky chose to put her full-time career in higher education on hold to spend time with her new baby, giving her a new respect for motherhood and parenting. In June 2012, John and Vicky welcomed sweet Audrey to the family. Vicky has created an amazing circle of Moms who are continuously seeking new ways to enrich their children’s lives in and around Jacksonville. Being part of the creation of an online parenting resource and small business that serves the great Jacksonville area has allowed her to flourish in a successful career while remaining present for her family.
First Day of School Free Download

Free First Day of School Printables for 2021 – 2022

The first day of school is right around the corner and whether your kids will be venturing back to the classroom or starting the year at home, this is certainly a memorable year to...
Gaylord Palms Resort Summer of More

Why Visiting Gaylord Palms Orlando Is a Must This Summer

When it's summer, we road trip! What better way to beat summer boredom than to explore all that Florida has to offer? Whether it's the Florida springs, theme parks, or family-friendly resorts where you...

LEGOLAND Jacksonville to Open on the Northside Fall 2021 – April Fools!

How long have Jacksonville residents been waiting for a big-name theme park in their backyard? Finally, no more driving to Orlando! LEGOLAND will begin construction on the Northside of Jacksonville this summer with a...

The Ultimate Guide to U-Pick Blueberry Farms in Jacksonville

Blueberry season is right around the corner here in Jacksonville. Typically the farms open at the very end of May and stay open through the beginning of July, but weather conditions and the amount...
Spring Break Camps in Jacksonville

Spring Break Camps In & Around Jacksonville

It's almost time for spring break! And whether you're a stay-at-home mom looking for a break or a working mom needing extra help, there are spring break camps in and around Jacksonville you'll love....

Free SeaWorld Admission for Preschoolers

Free admission for children 5 years old and younger Parents, have you heard the news? Now through December 31, 2021, Florida kids ages five and younger can enjoy all the excitement of SeaWorld Orlando for...
Strawberry Farms in Jacksonville

U-Pick Strawberry Farms & Festivals in North Florida

Strawberry season is right around the corner here in Florida. Typically the farms open at the end of March and stay open through April, but weather conditions and the amount of rainfall we received...
Top 10 Posts of 2020

The BEST of Jacksonville Mom: Top 10 Blog Posts of 2020

As we (finally) wrap up the blazing dumpster fire that has been 2020, we continue to be amazed and humbled at how much Jacksonville Mom has grown and evolved over the years, even during...
ShopJax Gift Guide - Jacksonville Local Shopping

ShopJax: A Locally Sourced Holiday Gift Guide

Calling all busy moms and families! Ready or not the holidays are here and the JMB elves are ready to help. Let the stress go, gift-giving should be fun, and we're making it easy...
Winter Breaks Camps in Jacksonville

Winter Break & Holiday Camps In Jacksonville

Somehow, it’s that time of year again. The time when we are supposed to spend time with family, build gingerbread houses and deck the halls. How did it get so busy? The shopping, the...
Kids Free November Main Event

Jacksonville’s Kids Free November

After last year’s huge success, Visit Jacksonville and Jacksonville Mom are excited to announce the 2020 return of… Kids Free November! Jacksonville’s Kids Free November is a month-long event involving some of the most popular attractions on...

Skin Cancer is NOT ‘Cancer Lite’: A Q&A with Local Mom + Cabana Life...

"It's the best cancer you can get if you're going to get cancer," was what the dermatologist told me when my first biopsy tested positive for basal cell carcinoma. I can't say I was...