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4 Family Friendly Activities on Jekyll Island During Holly Jolly Jekyll

4 Family Friendly Activities on Jekyll Island During Holly Jolly Jekyll
​Our kids are now 4 and 6 and are totally up for adventure! We're excited about this because we feel like we've been on hiatus from our long trips since they were born, yet we're still scared to take them on long car rides or airplane trips. That's why we were looking forward to heading to Jekyll Island after Thanksgiving! We were heading off on a ...
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10 Family Friendly Activities on St. Simon's Island from the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort

10 Family Friendly Activities on St. Simon's Island from the King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort
That moment when you leave our beautiful beach side community and visit another beach side island community, yet it is so different and ultimate heaven! A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting the historic King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort on St. Simon's Island, Georgia just an hour and forty five minutes north of Jacksonv...
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Kids FREE November Jax

Kids FREE November Jax
Fun4FirstCoastKids.com is excited to partner with Visit Jacksonville for Kids FREE November 2018!!! We love November in Jacksonville! The weather is changing, festivals are in full swing, the holidays are coming, and for the fifth year in a row we can enjoy this neat opportunity to explore our wonderful city...at a discount!!! This year is eve...
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5 Exercises to Help Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy

5 Exercises to Help Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy
This blog is sponsored by guest blogger, Fitness By Patty. We are thrilled to have her share how to get your body back after having a baby!It's one of the most common questions I get asked.. "How can I tone up, lose my leftover baby-weight/fat?" We're all looking for the easiest, fastest way to seeing results, especially when you don't have (or don...
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Corn Mazes Near Jacksonville :: Fall Farm Family Fun

Corn Mazes Near Jacksonville :: Fall Farm Family Fun
If you're like us, you LOVE getting the kids out on the farm to experience farm animals, farm life, farm stores, and farm crops! There's nothing like being able to run around in the open air and experience life on a farm! Even better, there's nothing like experiencing a corn maze on a farm in the fall! There are usually pumpkin patches, fall activi...
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Boy Scouts :: Why I Signed My Daughter Up

Boy Scouts :: Why I Signed My Daughter Up
This blog is sponsored by Boy Scouts of America and was created by guest blogger, Sara Phipps. This blog is not a reflection of fun4firstcoastkids.com opinions.My daughter, who is two years older than my son, is in Girl Scouts. When she was a Daisy, they met twice a month, camped once a year. So when my son was in 1st grade and came home with a she...
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Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Jacksonville :: A Family Guide

Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Jacksonville :: A Family Guide
​It's time for back to school and that means pumpkin spice lattes, fall festivals, corn mazes, and Halloween fun are right around the corner! And maybe cooler weather will be close behind? A Floridian can hope, right?! Scroll down for all the events around town and check back as more and more organizations have their plans finalized because we...
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First Day of School Photos FREE Printables

First Day of School Photos FREE Printables
​Monday is the first day of school for Duval County families and Tuesday is the first day for Clay County! We love seeing the first day of school photos!!! Our child care center started school last week so we just went through the first few days of school and the attempt at trying to get the best first day of school photos. We're here to tell you: ...
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Home Organization in Jacksonville :: There Ain't No Shame in My Mom Organizing Game

Home Organization in Jacksonville :: There Ain't No Shame in My Mom Organizing Game
This post is sponsored by Clarity with Kayleen Kelly who helped organize my home this summer! My opinions in this blog have not been influenced by this sponsorship.I was scrolling through my mom's group on Facebook and I hit a post: "I need a home organizer - please help!" What is a home organizer, I thought, and why would anyone need som...
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7 FREE Things To Do In Downtown Jacksonville With Kids

7 FREE Things To Do In Downtown Jacksonville With Kids
​Yah yah we've heard it all before. Jacksonville is just a city on I-95 that slows you down in traffic as you head into or out of Florida. Oh, and something about the beach. But, ah contraire, mon frere! Jacksonville is much more than a congested highway that's been under construction since we were in elementary school (and I think we're done with ...
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Pacifier Use While Breastfeeding :: Yes or No?

Pacifier Use While Breastfeeding :: Yes or No?
This blog is sponsored by Angel Kids Pediatrics with guest blogger Kimberly Bilsky, Lactation Consultant Manager.It's the middle of the night. The baby is crying, husband is sleeping, you just want some sleep. You see the pacifier on the side table and know it will soothe your child and you can get back to sleep. But will it confuse baby when ...
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THE PLAYERS Championship :: Family Guide to Fun

THE PLAYERS Championship :: Family Guide to Fun
It is spring in Jacksonville and that means it is time for THE PLAYERS Championship! During May 8 - 13, 2018, our city will turn into all things golf as the nation looks upon THE PLAYERS Championship at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach and that infamous 17th hole. We grew up going to the THE PLAYERS with our dad, and later on with our high school golf...
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FREE and Cheap Summer Fun in Jax With FREE Printable

FREE and Cheap Summer Fun in Jax With FREE Printable
School will soon be out for summer! That means you'll be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the fun and sun! But with kids out of school you might be tempted to spend more money on daily entertainment, eating out, and summer camps, to keep the kids busy, which can add up each week. Don't worry! We've researched ways to save money this summer, w...
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Camping Near Jacksonville :: Family Fun at Camp Chowenwaw Park

Camping Near Jacksonville :: Family Fun at Camp Chowenwaw Park
Our family loves camping!! This spring break we opted for a camping trip not far from our home for a fun adventure with little travel there and back. We had seen many photos of the tree houses at Camp Chowenwaw Park, the old Girl Scouts Gateway Council camp that is now owned and managed by Clay County and we wanted to check those out. We were ...
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Day Trips from Jacksonville :: Family Fun in Palatka

Day Trips from Jacksonville :: Family Fun in Palatka
Having heard about Ravine Gardens State Park in Palatka and having 80 degree February weather on a three day weekend, we thought we'd try a unique day trip to hike the ravines during peak azalea season. We found a remodeled St. Johns River downtown river front, a beautiful park, and a huge adventure at the ravines! Read on for a fun day trip idea w...
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Valentine's Crafts :: Valentine's Playdough

We love Valentine's Day! The chocolates, the cards for school, and the crafts. We are always stretched for time, but this Valentine's Playdough is an easy and quick craft that you can use more than once. Scroll down for an easy recipe and enjoy mixing it up with the kids and watching them play!​Ingredients:1 cup flour 1/2 cup salt 1 tbsp cream of t...
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Mom Shirts :: Duval Mom

Mom Shirts :: Duval Mom
We're thrilled to announce our very first t-shirts! We worked with Fresh Thread to develop shirt styles, graphic and fonts and we're honored to share them with Duval Moms and Duval Dads on the First Coast here in Jacksonville! Come on everyone, let's say it together: "DUUUUVVVAAAAALLLLL!" Wear them in the mornings when you've barely had any sl...
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Disney's The Lion King Musical :: Lives in Us

Disney's The Lion King Musical :: Lives in Us
It's been eleven years since Disney's The Lion King Musical came to Jacksonville and it's here again. We were thrilled to be invited to media night last night to see the show. It was so exciting to be there with members of the press and extremely excited members of the audience. People were clapping in anticipation for songs they were about to hear...
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Flu Symptoms :: When to Bring Your Child to The Emergency Center

Thank you to Wolfson Children's Hospital for providing this information.​Follow this link to find local emergency centers in Jacksonville.
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Swimming Lessons Prep :: Three Ways to Prevent Drowning

Swimming Lessons Prep :: Three Ways to Prevent Drowning
This blog is sponsored by Swim Lesson Club USA.It may be 30 degrees today, however swimming season opens in late March for Florida families. Therefore, it is important to think about swimming early in the year, and even year round. Swimming pools, lakes, streams, and retention ponds are located all throughout our state and many young swimmers ...
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