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 […]
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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!
I’ve lived in Dayton and vicinity for over 4 decades, and other than 4 college years in the “Queen” City, Dayton has been my home. Now as an adult I am continually amazed at the new and old treasures that I find in this great city. I have so many memories growing up of Dayton […]
Just North of Dayton lies a complete treasure trove of educational children’s activities: Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. In their own words, “As an environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society in western Ohio, Aullwood promotes the protection of birds, wildlife and the habitats on which they depend. Aullwood offers […]
It was a hot summer day and I was running some errands around town when it happened… My toddler spotted the splashpad through the back window of the car. His little voice began to squeal, “Mommy! Mommy!! Go park, Mommy!! Please, please, please? Really, please?” Any other day I would have listed off reasons why […]
The leaves are changing and falling to the ground leaving beautiful colors, scents and that crunchy sound the kids love when they step down! In case, your yard is lacking those big beautiful trees that have leaves to rake up and jump in, we created this list of awesome events that are kid friendly and […]
I used to LOVE to travel. Trains, planes, automobiles, all of them. (Although I get car sick if I try to read in the car, so that is definitely my least favorite mode of traveling long distances.) I’ve always been able to sleep while traveling, and I love to experience new places and adventures. Then […]
This guide is presented in partnership with the featured businesses. We are grateful to them for their support in helping us provide these resources to local moms.Are you hoping to enjoy some family apple-picking fun this season? Then this is the guide for you!
The kids are back to school now, and I think we are all trying to figure out where the summer went. Amiright?!?! It’s all good, Let it Go (the cold never bothered me anyway) and dive into these fun events that September is bringing our way! 1) Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Show @ USAF […]
Thanks to TimeandDate.com for all this awesome information about the upcoming solar eclipse! Check them out for even more great images and videos, plus some incredible history. On August 21st “The Great American Eclipse” will be taking place and we’ll be lucky enough to see this phenomenon right here in the Dayton area. Here, at […]
When I was younger, my parents always tried to have family time and as a teenager, I found that to be annoying, (even if I did have fun). However, now that I’ve surpassed those lovely teenage years where you think you’re right about everything and too cool for your family, I reminisce about many memories […]