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Flea Markets: 7 Reasons To Go This Summer

Flea Markets. I have come to understand that there are basically three different people on the flea market stance: you love them, you hate them, or you know nothing about them. Wherever you are on the flea market spectrum, here are 7 reasons why you must go this summer! I grew up walking the aisles […]

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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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DMB Reads: What Dayton Mamas are Reading this Fall 2017

This post contains Amazon affiliate links.‘Tis the season for pumpkin picking, hayrides and chilly nights spent on the couch with a good book in hand. If you’re looking for your next great read, we’ve got some recommendations for you! Here’s what the DMB Team has been reading: FICTION The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugoby Taylor […]

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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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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm: Perfect for Moms at Every Stage!

Just North of Dayton lies a complete treasure trove of educational children’s activities: Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. In their own words, “As an environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society in western Ohio, Aullwood promotes the protection of birds, wildlife and the habitats on which they depend. Aullwood offers […]

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Breakfast Fun for Back to Schoolers

Breakfast Fun for Back-to-Schoolers

Going back to school can be a bummer after weeks of summertime fun, so I want to offer a few playful breakfast ideas. In addition to being fun, they are quick to prepare and nourishing. To make sure breakfast is wholesome I always try to check off these 3 boxes: Whole Grains Produce (Fruits and/or […]

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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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