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You CAN, But You Don’t HAVE To

One piece of advice that I received time and time again as I transitioned to becoming a new mom was that I didn’t have to give up the things I loved just because I had a kid. I could maintain my hobbies, my interests, my friends, my career, and anything that was important to me […]

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Dayton Area guide to OBs, Midwives, & Gynecology

Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing an OB/GYN who is Right for You Birth plan. Do you want to try for a VBAC, a water birth, or other natural birthing options? It is important to choose a provider who will work with you regarding any specific requests you may have. Hospital affiliation. If it is important [...]
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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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The Ultimate Gem City Summer Bucket List {with Printable}

Adventure Reef Water Park Adventure Reef Water Park is a MUST for every family’s summer bucket list and thanks to our sponsors at Play Kettering, we’re giving away FOUR passes to this awesome summer oasis! To win, all you have to do is be the first person to email us your completed coloring sheets (printable […]

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The Heart of DMB: New Life Clinic

Very dear to the heart of this Dayton Mom Blogger is the New Life Clinic.  Nestled right in the center of the town of Wilmington, OH is this amazing place that offers hope and help to so many.  The facility is right across the street from the Clinton county courthouse and it is beautiful inside.  […]

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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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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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10 Reasons a Costco membership should be on your list BEFORE the holidays!

This post is sponsored by our friends at Centerville Costco in advance of the upcoming Costco Mom Hour. DMB is thrilled to partner with them and believe that they provide a tremendous value for Dayton families! You know those friends you have who totally rave about Costco? And every time you ask them where that came […]

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“Gems” in the Gem City

I’ve lived in Dayton and vicinity for over 4 decades, and other than 4 college years in the “Queen” City, Dayton has been my home. Now as an adult I am continually amazed at the new and old treasures that I find in this great city. I have so many memories growing up of Dayton […]

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3 Tips for Less Scary Halloween Treats

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers.Getting kids to eat healthy can be a challenge on Halloween and throughout the upcoming holiday season because there are so many tempting sweets around. Since you probably won’t be able […]

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“Lessons For Life”- It’s More than just Swimming

This post is courtesy of our sponsor Aqua-Tots Swim School. We love the work they are doing in the community to help teach our little fish to be safe in the water!Finding the best swim school to fit your family’s needs takes careful research and consideration. It’s important to find a place that is family […]

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Perfecting the Mom’s Night In with Panera Bread

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Panera Bread, however, we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value to our readers. We love what Panera is doing to make the lives of moms more convenient (and delicious too.)Our friends at Panera Bread now offer both a rapid pick-up […]

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