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June Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family Friendly Events {2018}

Dayton Moms Blog is grateful to our Kettering Parks and Recreation for their partnership on our June Dayton Dozen. It’s time to get outside and have fun with your family! Gorgeous weather is FINALLY here and festival season is starting! WooHoo!!! Check out some of our picks for June below and be sure to tag […]

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5 Spring Trends from the “Gem City” Mama

As temperatures start to rise our clothing choices start to reflect those changes. Like many people, I like to take this time to evaluate my closet. The changing of the seasons is a chance for me to reinvent myself and purge things…especially clothing. Here are a few trends I’ve spotted while out and about recently […]

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Autism Awareness Month

We all hear about it and we all likely know someone or a family affected by it. However, how many of us actually know what Autism is? What causes it? What can we do as parents/family/friends to help individuals and families affected by the disorder? These are questions I asked myself upon learning a member […]

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The Do’s and Dont’s of Talking to your Pregnant Friends

Pregnancy is a roller coaster ride to say the least and is something we all handle differently. Some women love it, some loath it, and others fall somewhere in between. However, one thing that affects us all is how others speak to us during this time. While most things are said without cruel intentions behind […]

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Tips for “Kid Sharing” During the Holidays

My daughter’s father and I aren’t together and we haven’t been since before she was two. It’s taken years of negotiation, compromise, and fighting to get to where we are today, but we’ve made it. However, despite the fact that a general ease of sharing her has set it, it doesn’t make it any easier […]

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This Pregnancy Has Made Me a Bad Mom and Spouse

While I’m forever grateful to be carrying a perfectly healthy baby and having a healthy pregnancy I can’t help but feel bad about my mom/wife skills, or the lack thereof. Despite all the good, there is a darker side. A side of me that I don’t like, that keeps making her presence known day in […]

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