Even if you have only lost sight of your child for 20 seconds, you know the feeling. The panic, anxiety, and worst-case scenario thoughts that flood your mind. For me, it lasted about 20 minutes. Last month at Adventure...
Nurse Jessica Hamm remembers the first time she laid eyes on the 14-month-old girl admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Wolfson Children’s Hospital with horrific injuries. Suffering from a skull fracture, brain bleed, broken femur and fractured wrists,...
So many things about the devastating news out of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School upset me: a mass shooting in a school, the senseless loss of lives, parents dealing with the unthinkable. As a mother of two teens, I...
“I only stepped away for just a few seconds…” It's the beginning of every parenting disaster story. Busy is an understatement when describing the life of a mother, and sometimes you feel as if two eyes is not enough...
Just over a week ago, we watched as frightened teens ran for their lives out of a South Florida high school. A school. A place where we send our kids for the day in hopes that they return when...
Let me preface this by saying my family loves Peter Rabbit. The books, the cartoons, the little stuffed plushes. He is mischievous, quirky, and loves a garden as much as we do. The antics of that little bunny are delightful...
You see the color PINK filling up the city. You catch a quick mention about it on the news or see a Facebook post from a friend running and training for the big race. But you think, "I'm not a...
It's a sad reality, but only 4 percent of the adult and child population in the 32208 and 32209 ZIP codes of Jacksonville has seen a primary-care doctor. Wolfson Children's Hospital and Baptist Health are combating the situation  by...
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, failed Facebook friendships — you...
Britax knows how to party. Ok, there's also unparalleled safety and idiot-mom proof installation--but also, yeah, cupcakes. It's Child Passenger Safety Month and, last week, Britax and City Moms Blog Network got together with Jacksonville Moms Blog to introduce a group...
I remember the first time I actually thought my child went missing. It was during the summer several years ago. We were on vacation at a water park, my son was about two years old. I let go of...
Staying up-to-date on current events can seem hard when you are a mom. Those little humans take up a lot of time and effort and in my case, I feel like they have sucked the intelligence right out of...

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