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Miami Valley Moms – Part VII: Angie

Welcome to Part II of the Miami Valley Moms series – where we moms get to know each other and the Dayton area.  Here we will interview moms all over the Miami Valley to get their opinion on everything from their favorite place for a date night to great parks in the area. Name: Angie […]

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A new baby! Tips for helping your child adjust to a sibling.

When my husband and I decided to have a second baby, one of the reasons we decided to do so was our desire for our son to have a sibling. We really felt like it would be beneficial and enjoyable for him to be a big brother and to have a playmate growing up. The picture perfect images of them […]

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What I really want to write in your baby shower card..

What I really want to write in your baby shower card…

    Instead of “Congrats! You guys will make great parents!” or “So thrilled for your new bundle of joy!” how about we write what that mom-to-be needs to hear: I’ve talked to several girlfriends about this. Right before you have a baby, you rationally and consciously know that “your life is about to change forever,” […]

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Disciplining 101 and 5 Tips for Moms

Disciplining kids is a challenge for most parents. Duh, right!?!?! By profession, I’m a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who primarily works with kids with disabilities. It can be hard as a professional to know the most appropriate way to respond and I have a ton of experience and training, however it’s even harder as a […]

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Moms & Mindfulness: 5 Tips to Reduce Stress

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ~ Jon Kabot-Zinn As moms, it’s often hard to live in the moment. To really be present and mindful of what is happening within us and around us (especially with babies and toddlers underfoot). Our minds constantly churn with thoughts and judgments about ourselves and others. […]

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