Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum Inc. offers Nostalgic Fun for All Ages

Kids can play all day for $14.

Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum Inc. offers Nostalgic Fun for All Ages Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum Inc. offers Nostalgic Fun for All Ages

Fantastic Gymnastics Offers Mommy-and-Me Gymnastics Lessons in Yulee

Check it out 10 a.m. Thursday mornings.

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Swim Amelia Swim Offers Affordable Private Swimming Lessons in Fernandina Beach

Looking for private swimming lessons at an affordable price on Amelia Island? Swim Amelia Swim may… [more]

Swim Amelia Swim Offers Affordable Private Swimming Lessons in Fernandina Beach Swim Amelia Swim Offers Affordable Private Swimming Lessons in Fernandina Beach

Meet Fernandina Beach’s Mermaid Jenna!

Mermaid Jenna attends parties, does photo sessions (and brings tails for kids!) and more!

Meet Fernandina Beach’s Mermaid Jenna! Meet Fernandina Beach's Mermaid Jenna!

This Week’s E-Newsletter

Mamamelia's Events Newsletter Features Family-Friendly Events in and near Amelia Island.

Amelia Island Kids’ Events: September 21-27

This week, you can get into a number of great museums at no cost, pick sunflowers at a favorite Hilliard farm, go to the movies in a baseball stadium … [Read More...]

Reviews

Though the old coin slots remain, you don't need tokens here. Your entry fee gives you unlimited access to all machines.

Fernandina Beach Pinball Museum Inc. offers Nostalgic Fun for All Ages

Tim Trickett didn't know what a fateful decision he was making when he purchased his first pinball … [Read More...]

Amelia River Cruises' green and yellow tour boats are easy to spot at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Marina.

See Sea Creatures on Amelia River Cruises Eco/Shrimping Tour!!

  My 4-year-old held a spraying sea squirt, eyeballed a blue-eyed sea robin … [Read More...]

Spider.-Man in action.

Review! Marvel Universe LIVE offers families an action-packed, kid-friendly show

Remember wishing as a kid that you could be teleported into those exciting Marvel superhero movies? … [Read More...]

Christmas lights at the Rothwell Home at the intersection of Diane Drive and S 14th Street in Fernandina Beach, FL.

Best extreme Christmas lights in Fernandina Beach, Hilliard and beyond

Driving around to check out Christmas lights is a tradition for many families, and there are some … [Read More...]

Dreamie Nails has a special chair for kids while they get their pedicures.

Yulee’s Dreamie Nails: Just the Place for a Mother-Daughter Date

I grew up in a small country town where manis and pedis just didn't happen. Even as a high schooler, … [Read More...]

Swim Amelia Swim offers lessons in this pool on Amelia Island.

Swim Amelia Swim Offers Affordable Private Swimming Lessons in Fernandina Beach

Looking for private swimming lessons at an affordable price on Amelia Island? Swim Amelia Swim … [Read More...]

Mermaid Jenna offers photo sessions, providing tails for kids to wear, too! / Photo courtesy of Mermaid Jenna and Boston Photography

Meet Fernandina Beach’s Mermaid Jenna!

What better place than our beautiful island to have a mermaid  business? Mermaid Jenna LLC is a … [Read More...]

Knowing some Disney travel tips can make your experience in the parks a lot more rewarding.

A Brunswick Travel Agent’s Expert Tips on Visiting Disney World as a “Local”

Ginger Joiner is the lady to talk to when you have questions about planning a Disney World … [Read More...]

Dr. Keith Tyre

Yulee chiropractor explains how his field can boost a child’s overall health

Dr. Keith Tyre, owner of Coastal Community Chiropractic, isn't just in the business to help … [Read More...]

Jr. superheroes show off how tough they are at a recent Jazzercise kids' camp.

Jr. Jazzercise Classes Offered in Fernandina Beach

There's just something about fun, peppy music and choreographed "dance" moves that can make just … [Read More...]

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Baby News!! Angolan Colobus Monkey born at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens is celebrating a brand new baby in its population: an Angolan colobus … [Read More...]

Bunny Rice Krispie treat complete! And, yes, that's chocolate on her cheek.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier Amelia Island offers yummy chocolatier classes

Peterbrooke Chocolatier on Amelia Island is truly a special place that offers exceptional chocolate … [Read More...]

In ISR, the instructor teaches a child life-saving skills in the water. / All photos courtesy of Kristi Garber

ISR teaches critical water survival skills to infants and up in Fernandina

No one wants to talk about it, but it's a scary reality: in a community so close to the beach, where … [Read More...]

Yes, that's a hair bow, and it's just the beginning of the intricate designs a local teacher is creating. / Photo Courtesy of Bow and Apple Hair Bows by Heather

Bow and Apple Hair Bows By Heather: Custom bows made in Fernandina

You can't just pop in to a big box store and find delicate shrimp-shaped hair bows for Shrimpfest, … [Read More...]

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Ideas

Oldie but goodie: a couple years ago, a local mom gave us these fun recipes that will help you get through the first weeks of school.

Kid Friendly Back to School Meal Ideas from Mrs. V

The back to school rush can be tough on all of us - and figuring out what's for breakfast, lunch and … [Read More...]

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Recipe Time with Mrs. V: Red, White and Blue Desserts!

There's something so charming about red, white and blue-themed dishes during our patriotic holidays. … [Read More...]

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Recipe Time! Make this Father’s Day feast full of bacon!

What dad doesn't LOVE bacon? I know the dad in our house sure does, and so does the dad married to … [Read More...]

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Recipes! How to make a kid-friendly Cinco de Mayo dinner

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and we're so fortunate to again have an amazing series of … [Read More...]

Make your children this fun "Bunny Brunch" for Easter morning. Get more great ideas at http://domesticadventuresofmrsv.com. / All photos courtesy of Marissa Velasquez.

How to host an Easter “Bunny Brunch”

Is your mouth already watering for the delicious-looking, kid-friendly Easter "Bunny Brunch" in the … [Read More...]

Yum! Just looking at this pic inspires me to bake another batch!

O’ Henry Bars: A No-Bake Dessert that Your Kids will Love!

The rich chocolate topping on these no-bake peanut butter cookies makes them a hit. They keep well, … [Read More...]

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Features

One of the first Mommy and Me classes stops wiggling long enough for a group photo at Fantastic Gymnastics. / All photos courtesy of Fantastic Gymnastics.

Fantastic Gymnastics Offers Mommy-and-Me Gymnastics Lessons in Yulee

If you think your toddler is good at gymnastic stunts at home, just wait until Fantastic Gymnastics … [Read More...]

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Accomplished Music Professor Offers Piano Lessons in Fernandina Beach

A Nationally Certified Master Teacher is accepting piano students in the Fernandina Beach/Amelia … [Read More...]

Colleen Kelly introduces Amelia Island to her audience from the balcony of her beachfront lodging, Katie's Light. / All photos courtesy of Family Travels with Colleen Kelly

PBS’s “Family Travels with Colleen Kelly” visits Amelia Island

Traveling with kids can be tricky when you don’t know where to go and what locations are truly … [Read More...]

St. Marys Aquatic Center water features

St. Marys Aquatic Center Now Open

The beloved St. Marys Aquatic Center has opened its doors again for the summer. This small, … [Read More...]

Marina Moffett

Talented piano teacher accepting students in Amelia Island-Yulee area

Marina Moffett hasn't had to seek out students for her piano lessons in a very long … [Read More...]

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Parenting

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Healthy Eating for Kids, Even When You’re Eating Out?

Kids can be picky eaters, but don't they deserve better than a plate full of fried food every time … [Read More...]

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The Awe-Inspiring Power of a Chore Chart

I never realized how often my son got away with having a messy room until he cleaned it … [Read More...]

My son's meltdown at story time was a sure sign he needed a social life.

Aha Moments: I Learned a Lot From My Son’s Public Meltdowns

I recently saw a little boy have a public meltdown, and his parents looked mortified. It's a tough … [Read More...]

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