Guide to Spring In & Around Jacksonville

Spring time is the BEST time in Florida! The weather is warm and the evenings perfect. It’s the greatest time to get outside and enjoy what our city has to offer! Below are our best resources for enjoying spring 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 […]

2020 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 […]

10 (MORE) Kid-Friendly Day Trips from Jax!

We’re not even quite to July yet, and my kids are already chanting “I’mmmmm bored” on a daily basis! Last year I came up with 10 kid-friendly day trips from Jax, […]

Live Like a Local: Jacksonville by Water

Jacksonville is often referred to as the “river city,” and for good reason. With the St. Johns River flowing through Downtown Jacksonville, the banks of Ortega, San Marco and into […]

10 Parks To Visit This Spring In & Around Jacksonville

Temperatures are warming up, Spring is in the air, and it is time to head outside! One of our favorite activities to do when the weather is nice is to […]

The Ultimate Guide to Spring Festivals in Jacksonville

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for some outdoor fairs and festivals. Jacksonville, and the surrounding areas, will be hosting many family friendly events over the next […]

Explore Our Forts of the First Coast

Are you looking for places you can take your kids that you don’t need to constantly say “no, no…don’t do that, don’t climb on that, don’t go over there, don’t touch […]

Kennedy Space Center: A Refreshing Alternative to Theme Parks

One thing I love about our area is how close we are in all directs to so many great family destinations. Our family is always looking for quick weekend getaways […]

Mom’s Guide to Jacksonville’s Kid-Friendly Hiking Trails – With PRINTABLE

Have I mentioned that I love the fall? Yes, I think I have! Besides all the fun activities like visiting pumpkin patches and enjoying great family traditions, the beautiful weather […]

10 Reasons to Visit Fort Clinch

Tell me if this ever happens on your weekends… Wake up on Saturday morning, veg for awhile (’cause you need it), then look at your husband at around 9:30 and […]

Jacksonville Parks: A Review

Last week’s temps may not have felt like spring weather, but it is, in fact, springtime! And while we may still have a chilly day or two here and there, […]

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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.


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