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Little Boys and Little Toy Guns

Disclaimer: This post contains the thoughts, experience and parenting style of the author and will not reflect the perspectives and choices of all moms. Dayton Moms Blog encourages respectful discussion and varied opinions in the comments. Chances are, if you are a mom to a boy, you’ve had the following phrase shouted at you: “Bang! […]

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To the Mom Who is Trying to Lose the Baby Weight...

To the Mom Who is Trying to Lose the Baby Weight (and finding it really difficult…)

I see you in your yoga pants. The ones you’re wearing because you’re coming from the gym because they’re all that fits. I see you looking at yourself in the mirror, wondering who that wider, smooshier, flabbier person is staring back at you. The look in your eye very close to disgust and discouragement at […]

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Sharing my secret: a personal story of being proactive with postpardum.

Sharing My Secret: A Personal Story of Being Pro-Active with Postpartum

  Let me tell you a secret. I’m about to be vulnerable and share a secret about myself that not many people know. As you read about this secret, so do some of my family members and friends that will be hearing this information for the first time. Why is it a secret? Because it deals […]

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The Time Is Now

The Time Is Now

Another busy evening filled with youth sports left my husband running with our son and me running with our daughter. Before leaving the house, we agreed we would fend for ourselves for dinner. Challenge accepted! I love dine out night – no clean up required! #MomWinning After my daughter’s dance class, we decided to stop […]

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Family Photo Shoot FAQs

Family Photo Shoot FAQs

As we watch the weather warm up (then cool down and warm up..then snow) and our inboxes fill with Spring’s new clothes lines, family pictures may pop into your mind. Maybe your Facebook feed is starting to be sprinkled with ads for Family photo sessions. I wanted to share with you some common questions photographers […]

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Kale

My Kid Doesn’t Eat Kale

If you made a beautiful stir fry for dinner last night and your child ate half a piece of carrot and three bites of rice, this post is for you. If you scour Pinterest after the kids go to bed frantically searching for new and creative ways to “hide” nutrients in your child’s meals, this […]

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15 Lessons I Learned from our Battle with Infertility

The journey through infertility is one of the hardest, most exhausting, heart wrenching emotional rollercoasters one could find themselves on. I was 1:8. We were 1:8.   We were one of the couples that struggled through both male and female infertility. Infertility knows no race. No gender. It does not discriminate amongst religion, sexuality or economic […]

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