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Party by the Pool!

Party by the Pool: Planning an Event at Goldfish Swim School

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Goldfish Swim School. The opinions and recommendations are those of the author and are genuine.Birthday parties. As a mom of four children, two of whom share a birthday, those words alone strike a massive sense of dread deep into my soul. Hats off to the Pinterest […]

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The Holiday You Didn't KnowYou Were Missing (21)

September Dayton Dozen: Family Friendly Events!

The kids are back to school now, and I think we are all trying to figure out where the summer went. Amiright?!?! It’s all good, Let it Go (the cold never bothered me anyway) and dive into these fun events that September is bringing our way! 1) Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Show @ USAF […]

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Moving Day

One Mom’s Guide to Surviving Moving Day

Our family of five recently moved. Moving is a very stressful endeavor for the whole family but quite often an eventual part of life. We’d been renting a home in Kettering for almost five years and while we loved the neighborhood and were very comfortable there, we decided to make the jump to home ownership. […]

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The Holiday You Didn't KnowYou Were Missing

The Holiday You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

I bet none of you have exchanged gifts, sent cards, had flowers delivered, or even called to wish someone well in honor of today’s national holiday. I haven’t. Because who knew that today, July 26th, is National Aunt and Uncle Day? (It’s also national All or Nothing Day, Bagelfest Day, and Coffee Milkshake Day, so […]

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Lessons From the Climbing Rope

I recently enrolled my daughter in gymnastics. We were encouraged by her teacher to get her involved in extracurricular activities to support interactions with other children. Ella-Grace, for lack of better terms, is an only child. This isn’t by choice, but as the result of us losing her brother and the elected tubal ligation during […]

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Dog Bath

Coffee Should ALWAYS Come Before Bathing the Dog

Why on earth would anyone bathe their dog before their morning coffee? Simple – Emma. If you’ve met Emma you’d understand. You would probably laugh and need no further explanation. Emma is our wild child! But if you haven’t, here is what happened this morning. Most mornings, Emma, my sweet and sassy two year old, […]

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4th of July (1)

4th of July: Parades, Fireworks and Family Fun {2017}

Happy Birthday, America! This July 4th will be The United States of America’s 241 birthday! We will celebrate by honoring those who have and continue to fight for the freedom of this incredible place we are lucky to call “Home.” Some will have family picnics, host friends for a barbeque, or simply stay home and […]

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