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Pregnancy and Exercise: Myths Debunked!

Until recently, it seems as though the overriding thought regarding exercise during pregnancy, was that women should decrease, cut out, or even avoid exercise all together. Whether it be because they were advised to do so by their health care provider, influenced by friends or family, or dissuaded by fear & uncertainty, it was the […]

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Whole Foods Market: Quality at a Reasonable Price

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored partnership between Dayton Moms Blog and Whole Foods. We are excited to endorse local businesses we feel bring value to our readers and all opinions expressed are authentic. I recently had the chance to step into Whole Foods Market in Centerville for the first time. I immediately fell […]

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My Cold & Flu Season Survival Kit {from a wanna-be natural mama}

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored partnership with Hyland’s 4 Kids, however we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers. Opinions expressed by our writer are 100% authentic and she is only one of several moms on our team who regularly use and enthusiastically endorse […]

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Flavorful {Fall Back} Fuss Free Feasts

Fall back. Gah. If you are not aware, we fall back into the land of 5pm blackout come November 6. Yup. Set those clocks back an hour the night before to ensure you enjoy one more hour of peaceful sleep (I just choked on my sparking water), while anticipating a soon to be earlier sunrise. It all […]

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How I Got My Kids to Eat Kohlrabi… and Other Weird Vegetables

As I type, my husband is peeling and chopping beets for dinner. We will serve these beets, along with other winter root vegetables, as a side dish to our three 7-year-olds. Before you think I’m lying or that perhaps my kids were deposited here from another planet, let me assure you that such culinary exploration was not […]

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5 Things To Know About Food Allergies

Families with children who have food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities are everywhere. Most families either have a child with food allergies or have a family member or know of  friends that are walking this daunting path. When Cooper our oldest son went through testing and was diagnosed with quite a few food allergies and intolerances, […]

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2016 Family Fun Run

Fun Run & Food Truck & Shopping – OH MY!

2 Great Causes  *  3 Killer Food Trucks  *  Tons of Fun for Kids What : Whole Family Event 5K Run/Walk Kids Race (<1 mile) Food Trucks :: Zombie Dogz + C’est Cheese + Pulled Pork Bounce House Face Painting DJ Shopping :: Local Love Roaming Boutique When : May 14 Register Before May 1  |  $25 + Tee-Shirt […]

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Jumping, Twirling & Tutus – Why We Dance & Balance

I grew up participating in multiple activities. I was a busy girl, exploring gymnastics, ballet and jazz in the 80s & 90s (yes. there was a lot of hairspray and timely perms utilized), followed by years of grade school, high school, and college sports. I was ‘that kid’ who was in a different sport each […]

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Sleep in or Work Out?

This is the end of the second month that I have worked out each morning with the Fit Chicks Bootcamp. I have grown to love so many of the women there and our fearless leader Katie Ly. I’ve pushed myself farther than I thought I could and reaped the benefits from that. Recently, however, my morning outlook has shifted from […]

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