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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in her lifetime. To put this into perspective, approximately every 60 seconds a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, and every 13 minutes breast cancer will be the cause of death for one woman. Should these facts cause […]

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The Child You Lost – A Remembrance Wall

The month of October is designated as pregnancy and infant loss awareness month. October 15th, specifically, is pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day.  At Gainesville Florida Moms Blog, we walk with and support mothers in all stages of motherhood, as we are all walking different paths in this journey.  Twenty-five percent of pregnancies do not […]

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Breastfeeding Advice and Tips

As you may have heard throughout your whole pregnancy, breastfeeding provides the most nutrition for your baby. From your first prenatal appointment to the time you give birth, you will be asked constantly if you’re planning on breastfeeding. Nobody mentions the hard truths about how difficult it truly is for mom and baby, or how […]

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Free, Printable Halloween Banner

Halloween has become one of my favorite holidays. I mean, what is not to love—getting to spend an evening with your kids and neighbors, dressing up in fun costumes, and, of course, the candy? We love to decorate, but finding cute, age-appropriate decorations for a 7- and 2-year-old can be difficult. I am all about […]

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Trick or Treat Events – 2017

Gainesville is chock full of events to satisfy your Halloween sweet tooth! Below, you’ll find a wide variety of family friendly trick-or-treat events. At each location, you’ll find fabulous fun with friends in our community while providing a safe way for the kiddos to enjoy their costumes and special treats. Don’t see your favorite event listed? […]

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Honoring Tom Petty

Early this morning, it was confirmed that Gainesville, Florida lost one of its own—Tom Petty. Yesterday, social media was buzzing with news of a medical emergency and unconfirmed reports of his death. Many moms—and others—within our community began sharing their thoughts, condolences, and memories of his music on social media. This morning, his death was […]

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Fall Farms, Corn Mazes, and More – 2017

You’ll certainly get in the fall spirit when you visit one of our nearby farms and mazes in Gainesville! Enjoy corn mazes, hay rides, pumpkin patches, and more. Don’t see your favorite farm listed? Email us at [email protected] to share. Keep checking back for updates as we learn about exciting new locations! Rogers Farm Octoberfest Corn Maze and […]

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Mom-Friend Dating: It Should Be Easier Than This

Before becoming a stay-at-home mama, I would’ve laughed at the idea of comparing making mom friends with dating someone new. However, if you’ve ever tried to make a new mom friend, you would’ve laughed at my naiveté. I’ve been fortunate enough to find a built-in Mom Tribe at my church, but I know not everyone […]

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