Blog & Newspaper

  • February 2018

    February 2018

    We hope 2018 has gotten off to a healthy and happy start! In this, our annual Health & Safety issue, we are bringing you valuable information to help keep your family safe and healthy. Do you have a First-Aid Kit? If so and you haven’t checked the contents to make sure medicines haven’t expired, the new year is a good time to do that. If you don’t have a kit, turn to page 13 for a list of what to stock. If you have pets, turn to page 29 and program the after hours emergency vet center near you into your phone.

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  • January 2018

    January 2018

    Happy New Year! We hope the peace and joy of the holiday season is yours throughout 2018. There is so much family entertainment to look forward to this winter! Marvel Universe Live will be on stage at the Veterans Memorial Arena January 19th through the 21st. Turn to page 4 for details on how you can save $5 on tickets.

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  • December 2017

    December 2017

    Happy Holidays! To help you get prepared and make the most of the holiday season, we’ve assembled gift ideas for the kids in your life (page 11), where to find a Christmas Tree Farm (page 13), Holiday Events (pages 19 and 20), Hanukkah Events (page 16), Ways to Give During the Holidays (page 10), Winter Camps (page 15) and much more throughout this issue.

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  • November 2017

    November 2017

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year and in this issue you will find a Holiday Guide to help you plan for the season! On the cover, our friends with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra have some great family-friendly programs for you to enjoy! One of our family’s favorite traditions is the Holiday Pops concert. The movies have become really popular. They are shown on a giant High Definition screen and the orchestra plays the score live with the film. This holiday season, they’ll be showing Home Alone on November 25th and It’s A Wonderful Life on December 22nd. For a complete and always updated list of holiday events, visit us online and

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  • October 2017

    October 2017

    It’s Fall and that means Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches, Halloween events and all the fun that goes with it. This issue is a great guide for the busy Fall season!

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  • August/September 2017

    August/September 2017

    The new school year is here and we are helping you get ready for it with this, our Back to School issue. For many students, the beginning of the school year is a time of apprehension. To help your child, we have included expert advice and tools.

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  • June/July 2017

    June/July 2017

    We hope this summer will be filled with great family time together and we are here with the resources to help you do just that! In this Guide to Summer you’ll find places to go, things to do, deals and much more. We begin with Summer Deals on page 12 including coupons to Adventure Landing, Kids Bowl Free, free admission to the Cummer, free donuts, ice cream, and smoothies.

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  • May 2017

    May 2017

    The countdown to summer is on! Have you made travel plans? Booked summer camps for your children? Found activities to do with your kids for Mother’s Day? This issue is full of ideas and useful information. You’ll find lots of Summer Camps and helpful information on pages 17 – 21.

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  • April 2017

    April 2017

    Spring is a wonderful time of year - summer is just around the corner, there are lots of spring time events happening around our city, Easter is April 16th and we celebrate Earth Day this month. This issue of Jax4Kids’ newspaper is filled with useful information on these and many other topics.

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  • March 2017

    March 2017

    The countdown to summer has begun and it’s time to start planning. If you’re considering a Summer Camp for your kids, from this issue through the June issue, we will bring you articles and resources to help you find a camp that’s best suited to your child. In this issue, we’re covering the benefits of camp for both parent and child (page 15), what to look for and ask about to ensure the camp you send your child to is safe (page 6), tips for helping anxious kids enjoy summer camp (page 18) and summer camp tips and tricks (page 16). You’ll also find ads throughout this issue with information about many area camps.

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  • February 2017

    February 2017

    I can’t imagine a topic more important to a parent than the Health and Safety of our children and so, with that in mind, we bring you our annual Health and Safety issue, filled with information to help you keep your children and family healthy and safe.

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  • December 2016

    December 2016

    This is our “Best” issue of the year – it’s the issue where we present your picks for the Best businesses in North Florida for Families. Turn to page 16 to find out who this year’s Winners are. Congratulations to all of the winners on the high honor of earning the praise and recognition from you, the parents of the children they serve.

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  • November 2016

    November 2016

    The holiday season begins now! Turn to page 13 for our annual Holiday Guide and start planning where to go and what to do to make memories with your family this holiday season.

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  • October 2016

    October 2016

    October is a busy month with school and sports, Fall Festivals and Halloween. We wanted to bring you a few highlights of the season, beginning with our cover featuring the Jacksonville Zoo and Garden’s Spooktacular!

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  • August/September 2016

    August/September 2016

    It’s time to shift gears to Back to School! Mark your calendars for these dates in August.

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  • November 2015

    November 2015

    The month of November is full of great family-entertainment opportunities! The 60th year of the Jacksonville Fair kicks off on November 4th.

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  • December 2015

    December 2015

    We’ve arrived at the most wonderful time of the year and some of the year’s best events to bring families together to make memories. One of our favorites is ZOOLights which graces the cover of this month’s issue.

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  • January 2016

    January 2016

    Happy New Year! We are kicking off the year with an issue filled with great information to make 2016 a happier, healthier year for you and your family.

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  • February 2016

    February 2016

    It’s the time of year that many of us turn our attention to planning for the next school year. With this in mind, we dedicate this issue to Education.

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  • June/July 2016

    June/July 2016

    Another school year ends and another summer of fun begins. You’re holding your guide to a summer of fun!

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  • May 2016

    May 2016

    Summer is in sight and you are likely thinking about what you would like to do this summer. How about a cruise?

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  • April 2016

    April 2016

    Summer Camp planning is in high gear and Jax4Kids has you covered! Our Summer Camps Guide will to help you easily find summer camps for your kids.

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  • March 2016

    March 2016

    It’s March and Spring and Summer Camp planning is underway!

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  • October 2015

    October 2015

    Ah, Fall! Festivals and Halloween events are here and in this issue and online at, we bring you events, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals!

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  • August/September 2015

    August/September 2015

    In this month’s issue, we help you ease back in to the new school year with tools and tips including great Apps for your students to download, establishing a strong study routine at home, beating the lunch blues and much more.

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  • June/July 2015

    June/July 2015

    This issue is one of the most fun issues of the year to put together for you. It is FILLED with free and discounted things to enjoy all summer long.

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  • May 2015

    May 2015

    In just a few short weeks, the school year will end and summer will begin. This issue of Jax4Kids’ newspaper is to help you start planning for a summer filled with fun and memories including summer camps, ideas for places to go and things to do and tips for traveling.

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  • April 2015

    April 2015

    April is Autism Awareness month and in this issue Dr. Ozdemir of Pediatric Associates of Jacksonville helps us to understand Autism. In our Tidbits this month, read about how you can help shine a light on Autism.

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  • March 2015

    March 2015

    It’s time! Time to start planning for summer camps that is, and we want to help you. Throughout the pages of this issue, you’ll find information on a variety of camps.

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  • February 2015

    February 2015

    This issue is packed with information and resources to help you with the education of your children including topics for every age from preschool to college bound.

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  • January 2015

    January 2015

    I think we would all agree that an important part of parenting is setting your kids up for success in the future and this includes in the area of their health. This issue is dedicated to the health and safety of your children.

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