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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm: Perfect for Moms at Every Stage!

Just North of Dayton lies a complete treasure trove of educational children’s activities: Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. In their own words, “As an environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society in western Ohio, Aullwood promotes the protection of birds, wildlife and the habitats on which they depend. Aullwood offers […]

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Six Year Scars: The Result of Domestic Violence

As a mom, we all have some scars. Whether it’s the stretch marks from our pregnancies or the healed cut of a C-section, we’ve learned to live with them. Some have been expected and others have come from trials. Most times we become proud of them. We know they have made us into who we […]

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I Am One in Four

According to the CDC and Mayo Clinic, approximately one in four women experience pregnancy ending loss from miscarriage, ectopic, or stillborn birth. One in Four. I once visited a newly married friend just days after she discovered the loss of her first pregnancy. It was painful. sad, and awkward. I felt awful. Helpless. I had […]

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Easy Choices for Picky Eaters at Whole Foods Market

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Whole Foods Market, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers.Like most first-time parents, I was naive. I’d hear friends and family talk about their picky eaters and I’d think about all the ways that I’d make […]

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10 Things NOT to do When Interacting with New Moms

If you’re a mom, then you’ve probably been in a situation where a family member, friend or a random stranger [who, for some reason, thinks they have a right to tell you how to live your life] says something about or advises you on being pregnant or being a mother. It can be awkward, annoying […]

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The Always Late Mom

We’ve all heard about the different types of moms out there. The Crunchy Mama. The Cool Mom. The Helicopter Mom. Me? I’m the Always Late Mom.   You know my kind – always dropping their kid off to classes or practices after everyone else is already lined up stretching. The mom you hear screeching “hurry […]

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Halloween Fun in and Around Dayton

Are you unsure of what to do this year for Halloween? Look no further! Aside from the typical “Beggars Night” trick or treat, there are also family friendly fall festivals, pumpkin patch extravaganza’s, indoor and outdoor family fun events and even some events fun for your older children. Do you have older children who prefer to […]

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Tales of a Traveling Mom: 5 Lessons I Learned About Traveling with Kids

I used to LOVE to travel. Trains, planes, automobiles, all of them. (Although I get car sick if I try to read in the car, so that is definitely my least favorite mode of traveling long distances.) I’ve always been able to sleep while traveling, and I love to experience new places and adventures. Then […]

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