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Beat the Heat Without a Splash in North Dayton

Summer is in full force, friends. Say hello to tank tops and tan-lines, muggy nights and lightning bugs. And sweaty armpits (that natural deodorant isn’t so great right about now). Unless you stay indoors in a climate-controlled, constant 73 degrees, let’s all just admit that being outside is going to require at least a small […]

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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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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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June Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family Friendly Events {2018}

Dayton Moms Blog is grateful to our Kettering Parks and Recreation for their partnership on our June Dayton Dozen. It’s time to get outside and have fun with your family! Gorgeous weather is FINALLY here and festival season is starting! WooHoo!!! Check out some of our picks for June below and be sure to tag […]

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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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February Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events {2018}

February is already here! Chances are, it’s still pretty chilly out, but we’ve got a great list of activities this month that are sure to warm your heart! DMB Bonus Pick of the Month! Yee-haw! Cirque Éloize, Saloon is the perfect show for kids – high-energy, astonishing acrobatics, live music, lots of laughs, and only 80 minutes! […]

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January Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events {2018)

  It’s cold out and your kids haven’t been off school long enough to be fighting ALREADY, have they? The best way to keep your sanity is to get them out of the house, keep them busy and count the days until spring. We hope these ideas will help you do just that. Here are […]

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#GetToTheBC: The Best of Butler County Food

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however, we are thrilled to be able to help spread the word about the amazing local businesses and destinations included in this post.My family and I recently had the privilege of traveling to Butler County and trying out some of the best that they have to offer. […]

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