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Heart of DMB: Miami Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Disease. It affects an estimated 5 million Americans.  With numbers that staggering, it’s no surprise that the Alzheimer’s Association exists to provide resources, advocacy, and support for families affected by this disease. As an elder law attorney, I regularly interact with people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia, and I’ve witnessed […]

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Earth Day Choices for Everyday

Earth Day provides us with an opportunity to evaluate our current practices and assess ways to improve. This is a day that is close to my heart. I challenge you to pick ONE thing to address this month! Forgo plastic straws Americans throw away an estimated 500 million plastic straws a day, according to treehugger.com. Despite […]

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My Heart Belongs to SHOES!

This Dayton Mom Blogger’s heart belongs to SHOES…..Shoes 4 the Shoeless that is. In 2011, I had the honor of meeting Kris Horlacher. Kris is the director of Shoes 4 the Shoeless. She is a woman on a mission and one that you will never forget. Soon after meeting her our church hosted an event […]

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Celebrate Courtesy

Google defines courtesy as the showing of politeness in one’s attitude and behavior toward others; a polite speech or action, especially one required by convention. September is National Courtesy Month, which is the perfect time when school is back in session and stress levels start to rise to take the time to pause and focus […]

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May Dayton Dozen – 12 Family Friendly Events

    This month’s edition of the Dayton Dozen is sponsored by our friends at Goldfish Swim School in honor of National Water Safety Month. Goldfish Swim School is devoted to WATER Safety Awareness and work to keep families (especially toddlers) safe in and around the water. Specifically, instructors use integrity, compassion and trust to teach kids […]

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The Thankfulness Project

I love this time of year. Even though we know that winter is coming, autumn paints a perfect metaphor for allowing ourselves to let go of the things that no longer breathe joy or fulfillment in our lives in order to prepare and make room for new seasons in our lives. I am feeling particularly thankful […]

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November Dayton Dozen

November is here! November is here!  This is absolutely my favorite time of year!  Bonfires, crisp nights & mornings, reflection on the year…THANKSGIVING!  The Dayton Dozen will focus on all those being thankful & Thanksgiving-ish events in the month of November!  1.Helping Hands of Dayton Charity Auction – Vandalia ***DMB Tip – This is actually […]

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