It’s coming. My daughter’s first birthday is just a couple of months away. The Pinterest board is already teeming with ideas. Cute crafty decorations, snacks that are almost too cute to eat, a perfectly themed outfit – the works. I love it! Seriously, I do. But there’s the other side of kids’ party planning. The […]
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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 […]
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 […]
March is finally here and we can’t help but be excited because it means signs of Spring will come to thaw us out. It also happens to be the time to celebrate some pretty exciting stuff, like National Craft Month! It was started in 1994 by the Craft & Hobby Association to help people rediscover […]
I have been to exactly two ‘public’ Easter Egg Hunts in my entire 40 years of life. Once as a small child and once as an adult. Both have left me traumatized and I have vowed to never attend a public egg hunt again! My life and sanity is not worth a half dozen plastic […]
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 […]
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, […]
This post is presented in partnership with Duck Donuts. We are grateful for their support in helping us bring this resource to local families.Here at DMB, we believe that donuts deserve their own food group… so we built this guide in support of that belief!
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 Panera to keep your family eating healthy and delicious no matter the month/season! If you are spending your Saturdays on the sidelines at […]
When you hear the phrase “Mardi Gras,” the first thing that probably comes to mind is “boobs, beads, and booze,” right? You’ve heard all the stories and seen all the movies that portray the infamous debauchery that occurs on Bourbon Street. While some of that may be true, there’s actually another side to Mardi Gras […]
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! […]
It’s building and you can feel it. Non-stop, unbridled balls of energy. Little adorable bulls in a china shop. However you want to describe it, we all know it when we see it. Time to take the kids outside. They need to expend their energy in the fresh air. They need to test the limits […]
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 […]
Presenting your 2017 guide to holiday events in and around Dayton!