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See You at the Fair: Guide to Southwest Ohio County Fairs {2018}

It’s finally summertime in Ohio, and with the arrival of July comes hours of sunshine, popsicles and watermelon, time spent outdoors, and COUNTY FAIRS!  The county fair is one of my favorite places to spend a summer day. It’s wonderful entertainment for all ages! There are booths and vendors, food, animals and livestock, entertainment shows, […]

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July Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family Friendly Events

Summer is officially here now and there’s no better way to spend it than with your kids. Try any (or all) of these family friendly events and let the good times roll and make those magic summer memories! If you are looking specifically for 4th of July events, you can find that list HERE. 1) […]

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Who Says You Can’t Go Home?

Five years ago, when I heard that my sister-in-law was moving to Centerville, I remember thinking that the idea of moving back home was so lame. Don’t get me wrong, I had a really nice childhood. I spent my summers running around Stubbs Park, my teenage weekends roaming the Dayton Mall. I had fond childhood […]

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Dayton Area guide to Farmers Markets {2018}

Spring has sprung in Dayton and it’s the nearly the season for leisurely mornings spent perusing our local farmers’ markets. The Ohio growing season runs roughly April-November and the Miami Valley is one of the best places to get fresh, Ohio-grown fruits, veggies, meat, eggs, honey and more! Check out our guide to find the […]

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Instead of Pinterest Perfection

If you follow me at all on Dayton Mom’s Blog , then you have read some of my past posts describing the busy season we call “holiday baby birthdays, anniversary, Christmas, my birthday.” In other words, what seems to be all of December and January by the time all of the celebrating has come to a […]

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April Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events

This events post is presented in partnership with Panera Bread. We are grateful for their partnership in helping us provide this resource to local families.We want to offer a special thank you to our sponsor for this month’s Dayton Dozen… Panera Bread. With Rapid Pick Up (and even delivery from select locations), you can count on […]

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The Underachiever’s Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

When it comes to St. Patrick’s Day, people seem to fall into three camps. There are the revelers who have March 17 circled in bold green on their calendar. They get dressed head to toe in green, eat ONLY bangers and mash, and even do some kind of intricate and magical craft for their kids […]

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5 Easy Ways To Encourage Music For Your Child

Since I was more coordinated and strong than I was graceful or fast, in those awkward middle school years I left dancing primarily to try a few sports. Turns out, I was embarrassingly slow. It was obvious on the court, field, and softball diamond. About this time, my dad convinced me to try golf. Mainly, […]

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February Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events {2018}

February is already here! Chances are, it’s still pretty chilly out, but we’ve got a great list of activities this month that are sure to warm your heart! DMB Bonus Pick of the Month! Yee-haw! Cirque Éloize, Saloon is the perfect show for kids – high-energy, astonishing acrobatics, live music, lots of laughs, and only 80 minutes! […]

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January Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events {2018)

  It’s cold out and your kids haven’t been off school long enough to be fighting ALREADY, have they? The best way to keep your sanity is to get them out of the house, keep them busy and count the days until spring. We hope these ideas will help you do just that. Here are […]

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