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Normal? What’s Normal These Days Anyways?

Our family is fairly “normal”. Two parents. Both work outside the home. Three kids. Two dogs. Ballet. A love of parks and fun. But in a lot of ways, that’s where our “normal” ends.  You see, my husband and I have jobs and work schedules that allow for one of us to always be home with […]

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Our Summer Bucket List

“I’m bored!” “It’s hot!” “I just want to play on my tablet!” Ahhhh.. the sounds of summer!  Well, not exactly the sounds we want to hear.  I don’t know about you but I’d much rather hear birds chirping, kids laughing, water splashing, and fires crackling.  One of the ways we combat boredom and well as […]

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Low Budget Pinterest Party

I am known for my creativity and it’s true. If I could make a living off party planning, I totally would!  But when you’re a full time working mom and have a walmart-sized budget – Pinterest parties are a bit of a stretch!  I first discovered Pinterest when I was planning my oldest daughter’s first […]

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The Heart of DMB – Artemis Center

The mamas and little ones in the Dayton area are very close to our heart here at Dayton Mom’s Blog. And when someone is hurting we want them to feel safe and be protected. We want them to have the knowledge and resources needed to make it on their own. For this reason, I have chosen […]

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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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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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