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10 Ways Starting a Business is Like Having a Baby

10 Ways Starting a Business is Like Having a Baby

My blogosphere musings have been lacking the last 2 months.  A lot of other things have been lacking the last few months as well. Quality time with my family and friends, my patience (where did that go?), my self-care (haircut…don’t know how long its been and eyebrows – yikes), my wardrobe (atrocious), my reading (none), […]

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SECRET

Secret Supply Lists: What your child REALLY needs on the first day of school.

Back to school supply lists are everywhere.  2 glue sticks, 2 highlighters, pencils, NO MARKERS  (why such hatred for markers these days?), hand sanitizer, etc.  We become obsessed with purchasing the items from our lists.  We make sure they have the perfect backpack, the perfect lunchbox, and the ever coveted back to school shoes. Upon […]

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2nd Street Main

Mom’s Quick Guide to the 2nd St Market

I return home, after my Saturday morning hour of solo sweat, to my little sweet humans running laps around my ankles and my husband sipping his coffee on the couch. Soon thereafter I hear, “mama, I wanna go to the market!” Oh yes. Those ever so familiar 7 words coming from the sweet lips of my […]

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Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression This is a much lesser known or talked about issue than post-partum depression. In fact, the DSM-IV doesn’t distinguish the two diagnoses, I suppose since it is for the most part the same physiology. Here’s what happens:  Post-partum, there is a huge dip in the amount of oxytocin produced after the spike […]

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You may have to milk yourself

You May Have to Milk Yourself…

15 Tips Your Lactation Consultant Failed to Tell You There are some amazing lactation consultants out there, no doubt. However, your time in the hospital is limited and post-discharge consults are great but typically only happen when someone is desperate.  Here are some specifics I wish my lactation peeps would have made clear. **Note – […]

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Mompreneurs Glossary

Mompreneurs Glossary

There has never been a better time to be your own boss – especially for mamas!!!  Mompreneur (noun): The umbrella term for women who are both moms and entrepreneurs/biz owners/side hustlers/etc. I just call these ladies badasses. If you’ve got the guts and you’ve got the ideas – GO FOR IT.  Here are some classifications […]

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July 24_26

DMB Weekend Roundup :: July 24-26

So the weather outside has been amazing this week! Finally, we have some “real” summer weather!  Great news is that the weather looks to be awesome through Sunday…before the rain visits us AGAIN! Let’s get on to our recommendations…Have an awesome weekend friends! HIT THE POOL | Dayton This is our #1 pick, because…to be frank…we haven’t had […]

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Step AWAY from the Goldfish

Step AWAY from the Goldfish

Back away from the goldfish crackers mama…put them down slowly and no one gets hurt!! There are better options…but what they heck are they? Check out some Toddler Tips for Clean Eating. We’re not looking for perfection, but improvement. Plus, when you eat all the leftovers or extras thrown at you- you’ll be eating clean […]

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Photographer Guide

Coming Soon :: 2015 Guide to Dayton Photographers

A one-stop, online guide to local family photographers throughout the Dayton area. Launching August 2015 Newborn • Children • Maternity • Family • Studio Special Events • Engagement • Wedding If you are a local family photographer and are interested in being listed in this guide, please send an email to [email protected] for more information.

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