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Surving the Snack Attack

Surviving the Snack Attack

It’s the dreaded “s” word moms don’t want their child to say. No, it’s not a profanity. It’s the word, “snack”. Kids will ask for it at all hours of the day, but particularly in the evening, right before bed (at least in my house). My personal favorite is after taking as minimal bites as […]

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Heart of DMB: Brigid’s Path

In every newborn’s room at Brigid’s Path, you’ll find a heart. Helping is at the heart of the organization’s mission – one of the first of its kind in the nation to provide inpatient care for infants who were exposed to drugs in the womb. According to the Ohio Department of Health, from 2011-2015, there […]

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5 Love Languages – For Kids!

I’ve heard about the five love languages for many years, but it wasn’t until I attended a Mother of Preschooler’s (MOPs) meeting that I really honed in on them and how they not only pertained to my life, but my children’s lives. The five love languages are summarized as follows: Words of affirmation Acts of […]

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I Love You, But…

“I love you, but…” it’s something we could easily say to our kids throughout the day. “I love you, but, I wish you would pick up your toys.” “I love you, but, I wish you would go to sleep.” “I love you, but, I really need you to be quiet right now.” As a mother, […]

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Why Dayton is a Great Place to Raise a Family

Recently, Wallethub.com named the best and worst places to raise a family in Ohio. Their methodology looked at factors including median family income, violent-crime rate, school systems and playgrounds per capita. Here is where Wallethub.com ranked Dayton in some categories out of the 185 Ohio cities examined: 181st – overall ranking 52nd – percent of […]

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More Than a Hashtag

The famous Fiona of the Cincinnati Zoo, turns ONE on 1/24/18. #TeamFiona is more than a hashtag or obsession of a now 600-plus-pound hippopotamus for me. Growing up in Cincinnati, and now living relatively close to the city, we’ve made it a point to be members of the zoo for the last couple years. It’s […]

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