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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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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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