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Daycare Blog

To Daycare or Not to Daycare?

Daycare saved me. Truly. As a first-time Mom, I wanted to do it all. I wanted my career while still being able to take care of my child during the work day. I didn’t desire to be a stay-at-home Mom unless it meant I could keep my career, because it’s more of a passion for […]

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DMB7MustReads

7 Must-Reads for 7 Kinds of Moms

The cold, winter months are upon us. It’s the time of year when not leaving the house never sounded so good. ‘Tis the season for cups of hot tea by the fire with a great book in hand. Here are seven must-read books for you and the Moms in your life: For the expectant Mom: Ina May’s […]

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All I Want is Sleep

All I Want Is Sleep

I was blessed with our first son, Logan just shy of two years ago. As we embark on trying for another, I prepare myself once again for the sleepless nights. I try to remember what those were like, as we are now used to getting plenty of sleep; more than I expected, but our little […]

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You'll Miss THOSE Moments

You’ll Miss THOSE Days

Feeding your baby should be fun, right? I mean, who doesn’t look forward to putting a curious baby in a highchair and spooning him or her foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, oatmeal cereal, and bananas. Before Jack was born I couldn’t wait for the food stage. I had high hopes of making all his food […]

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When Newborns Make the Rules

When Newborns Make the Rules

Like many first-time mamas, I may have slightly underestimated the amount of work required for taking care of a newborn. I’m a woman who has always seemed to just make things work, no matter the situation. Some may refer to this type of outcome as luck, but I prefer to look at it instead as […]

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Indoor Play guide

Guide to Indoor Play in Dayton & Surrounding Areas

The coveted days of tank tops and shorts have ended, and we are delving into the unpredictable fall weather soon followed by our Ohio winters…which have hit us hard the past couple of years! We went on the everlasting quest for the ‘perfect location’ where the kids can release some built up energy without braving the […]

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When Labor and Delivery Don’t Go as Planned

As I entered through the hospital doors, walked down the short hall to maternity, and headed into the labor and delivery room, I was filled with a million different emotions ranging from fear to excitement to anticipation. Sure I had borrowed informational baby books from the library and read countless birth story experiences written by fellow bloggers online, but as a […]

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What New Moms

What a New Mom Really Wants

There are times in mother hood when we need each other. Like really need each other. After having a baby is one of those times.  Maybe it’s the surge of hormones. Maybe it’s the tiny little human that is ever dependent on you. Maybe it’s the lack of sleep. Or likely it is the combination […]

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