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It's a new year — 2022 is finally here! These last few years have been overwhelming and certainly taxing on my mental health. I think we can all agree that 2020 was a bit of a disaster, and 2021...
As we wrap up the craziness that has been 2021, we continue to be amazed and humbled at how much Jacksonville Mom has grown and evolved over the years, even during an ongoing pandemic. But most of all, we...
Prioritizing one-on-one time with my children daily has been fantastic for our relationship. I grew up the oldest of seven children, and I have very few individual memories with my parents. I have no doubt as a first child,...
JACKSON WHO?! Everything and everyone I’ve known is rooted in South Florida. Then my boss waltzes in, presenting my husband and I (yes, we’re crazy enough to work together) with an offer we couldn’t refuse. Long story short, my...
My husband travels off and on for six months a year. When he gets home from his work trips, I’m normally pretty spent. I work full time and have 3- and 10-year-old boys. By the time we get home...
"A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to perserve and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles." -Christopher Reeves When we received the diagnosis, I was silent. I heard what the doctor said and it took me a...
"Boys are just more... physical," she slyly said and grinned. "You’ll see." I was 1,000 months pregnant with my first child, a boy. Due any day, my friend Sharon, also mother to a son, was illuminating me on what having...
We could all use a little more love and kindness in our lives, especially now more than ever. One of the best ways to teach kids how to be kind is to take action and model it ourselves. Show...
Close your eyes and imagine your city without any small businesses. That includes hair salons, restaurants, coffee shops, retail stores, gas stations, repair shops, consignment stores, and so much more. All of those options are just gone, leaving the...
If there is one thing we all have in common as moms — no matter what our beliefs, parenting strategies, religion, skin color, food preferences, hair color, or favorite drink might be — it's that we get up again. And...
My entire life, I have dreamed of being a writer. I hand-wrote little books on construction paper and stapled them together in kindergarten, and I would stroll the aisles at bookstores like Barnes & Noble, just imagining the day...
Around the world, studies have shown that women apologize more often than men. This is not a total shocker for me. Do you find yourself apologizing about anything and everything, or do you know someone who does? I can...

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