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Mother’s Day: My First Without My Mom

I remember walking through the drug store with my eldest kiddo looking for my favorite shampoo when it caught me totally off guard. If I had known, or been prepared about my reaction, maybe I would have avoided the trip altogether, but that’s the thing about emotions..they can be sneaky little jerks. I stopped dead […]

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Low Budget Pinterest Party

I am known for my creativity and it’s true. If I could make a living off party planning, I totally would!  But when you’re a full time working mom and have a walmart-sized budget – Pinterest parties are a bit of a stretch!  I first discovered Pinterest when I was planning my oldest daughter’s first […]

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Anxiety & Depression: From a Spouse’s Perspective

Anxiety and depression.  These two diseases affect countless people but so many suffer silently.  Our culture seems to have a stigma surrounding mental health and few people are willing to talk openly about their struggles.  If you search the Internet, there are plenty of blog posts from those brave enough to share their journey. But […]

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The Love Lock-In Challenge

I am notoriously and shamefully unaware of current events, but even I have heard about nationwide and local school violence/lock-down threats. The uncertainty of it all is enough to make this chronic over-reactor want to homeschool my kids in our own self-sustaining little commune. Instead of going all Howard Hughes, however, I’m going to propose […]

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Parenting 2.0

At 25, I welcomed my first bundle of joy into this world, and of course I had read everything I could get my hands on and KNEW everything there was to know about being a mom. At 29, I welcomed my second bundle of joy into this world, and I realized that I really didn’t […]

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Dayton Area guide to Pediatric & Family Dentists

This guide is presented in partnership with the businesses featured below. We are grateful for their support in helping us to provide this resource to the community.Preparing your child for that first trip to the dentist can be a daunting task. How do you set them up for success? At what age should they start […]

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