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When I found out my oldest child was going to be a girl, I had visions of ballet class and glitter dancing in my head. I am a very "girlie" girl, and I couldn't wait to share these things...
When kids are young, it’s easy to tell when they are too old for a toy. They stop playing with it and move on to something else or their bodies quite literally will no longer fit. But what about...
It was the last Friday of September 2016, a week since our visit with the geneticist. I had not thought much about the impending results of Eden’s skeletal survey. I had prayed, and in my life, prayer had always...
I didn’t realize our son was “different” until he was in preschool. Because he was our only child, I had nothing to compare his behavior to as I wasn’t an experienced mother. I rarely babysat growing up. He was...
My first pregnancy was full of surprises, including finding out that-- SURPRISE! Ten days before my wedding--my nausea wasn’t wedding nerves, but morning sickness. At my last wedding-dress fitting my boobs were spilling out the top, not because it...
New Year's Eve for mamas isn't quite what it used to be. Despite the fact that you probably won't be staying up all night (unless you're dealing with a sick kiddo or a non-sleeper) and your champagne has been replaced...
Hi Jacksonville moms! Homeschooling is on the rise, especially in our city. This is due to many factors. Some of them include: Families with children who have special needs like ADHD, giftedness, dyslexia, etc  -and they find that homeschooling suits...
It's coming. Fall in Jacksonville. The season doesn't officially start until September 22 but the moment September hits stores break out the fall decor and Halloween costumes, Starbucks begins brewing Pumpkin Spice Lattes (I hear it's Sept. 8 this year)...
It enters a young mother’s mind sooner than she thinks. Her child starts to walk early, and their cooing turns into “Mama” and “Dada” before others in the playgroup. Mom mindlessly starts comparing her child to others, and before...
Dear Mom Sending Your First Child to Kindergarten: I am writing to you as a mom who was in your shoes not so long ago. I want to somehow ease your anxiety about this milestone that you are about reach....
I was 18 weeks pregnant when my high-risk OB (advanced maternal age and conceived by IVF) saw it on the ultrasound. He pointed to the screen and said, “This thumb appears to be wider than the other one. It’s...
Well, my baby girl is finally out of diapers! I dare speak too soon as we went through potty training once before, but this time, I think it is going to stick because I waited for HER to be...

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