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August Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events

Summer is winding down, but there’s still some time to make a few more memories! Check out these fun events around town before the school bell rings! DMB Bonus Pick of the Month Strong Kids Triathalon presented by the YMCA of Greater Dayton Y @ the Heights August 4th Start times vary based on age. […]

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Independence Day: A Resource Guide for Teaching Your Kids

Backyard barbeques, fireworks, and friends: the perfect recipe for celebrating the Fourth of July! But has your child ever stopped and asked you just why we celebrate Independence Day? Were you left feeling like your answer to that question fell a little short? (Don’t worry, I did too!) Here are some great resources and activities […]

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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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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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