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Flea Markets: 7 Reasons To Go This Summer

Flea Markets. I have come to understand that there are basically three different people on the flea market stance: you love them, you hate them, or you know nothing about them. Wherever you are on the flea market spectrum, here are 7 reasons why you must go this summer! I grew up walking the aisles […]

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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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The Ultimate Gem City Summer Bucket List {with Printable}

Adventure Reef Water Park Adventure Reef Water Park is a MUST for every family’s summer bucket list and thanks to our sponsors at Play Kettering, we’re giving away FOUR passes to this awesome summer oasis! To win, all you have to do is be the first person to email us your completed coloring sheets (printable […]

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The Dayton Area guide to Local Splash Playgrounds

Splash Playgrounds are the perfect balance when the kids (ahem, you) want to cool off on a hot summer day but don’t have time to commit to a full pool day! They create the perfect atmosphere for a play date and offer options for kiddos of all ages. Here are a few Splash Playground suggestions to consider when you visit […]

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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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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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May Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events

This local events post is presented in partnership with Panera Bread. We are grateful for their partnership in helping us provide this resource to local families. What do Moms love even more than Panera Bread? That’s easy… a day off from cooking! Fortunately, for all of the kids and significant others out there, Panera Bread makes […]

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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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