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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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10 Kid Friendly Activities on Jekyll Island, Georgia

10 Kid Friendly Activities on Jekyll Island, Georgia
Thank you to Jekyll Island Authority for providing family passes for fun activities around the island and to Jekyll Island Club Resort Hotel for providing hotel rooms for our stay! We were not otherwise compensated and all opinions are our own!We're from Florida's east coast so we know the beach life and and our local beach fun and we rarely ventur...
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Healthy Eating for Kids (And You!) From a Fitness Professional :: With FREE Meal Ideas

Healthy Eating for Kids (And You!) From a Fitness Professional :: With FREE Meal Ideas
This sponsored blog was provided by guest blogger, Patty Soud, of Fitness By Patty, in Neptune Beach, Florida.Getting kids to eat healthy, or getting picky eaters to eat anything at all, is an ongoing conversation between Moms and Dads with kids of all ages. You may have a kid who won't stop eating, or one who takes forever...
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Summer Camps in Jacksonville: Fun4FirstCoastKids.com Top Picks for 2019

Thank you to the camps that helped sponsor this blog!Summer is almost here! School is out on May 31 for Duval County and May 24 (before Memorial Day!) for St. Johns County Schools. That means it's time to start thinking about summer camp plans. Families should register early to gain access to early bird discounts lowering the rate of camp each...
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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! The tournament is TWO months earlier this year, running from March 12 - 17. During that time, 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...
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Boy Scouts :: Keeping It In The Family

This blog is by guest writer Sean Deese. It is sponsored by Boy Scouts of Northeast Florida Scouting has become our family connection. My 16yr old son, Nathan has been in Scouting for 10 years and as a Life Scout, is rapidly approaching the rank of Eagle Scout. I have been his Scoutmaster, Den Leader, and Tent Buddy. The campouts, hikes, and p...
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Beech Mountain North Carolina :: Family Fun in the Snow A Drive's Distance from Jacksonville Florida

Beech Mountain North Carolina :: Family Fun in the Snow A Drive's Distance from Jacksonville Florida
This blog is in partnership with Beech Mountain Tourism and Development Authority. We were honored to be hosted by the businesses included, but this did not change our opinions in any way.It seems as though all kids have an innate sense of wanting to be in the snow! Even though we're from Florida and the closest thing we have to snow is our sa...
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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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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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5 Questions With The Amazing Mompreneurs From Finders Keepers

5 Questions With The Amazing Mompreneurs From Finders Keepers
*We are thrilled to promote the Finders Keepers Children's Consignment Sale! Having them as a sponsor has not affected our opinions in this blog.We all know: its not easy to be a mom. Add in a full time job, owning your own business, setting aside time to enjoy husband and wife time and what do you have? You have Kim and Margaret, owners of Fi...
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