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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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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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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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The Struggle in Watching them Grow

With the holidays around the corner, the hustle and bustle is real. So are those warm tinglies you get when smelling turkey and playing Christmas music. This has always been my favorite season and now that I’m a mother there’s so much more to anticipate. The cookies, the pajamas, the holiday cheer. It all excites […]

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Why Every Mom Needs a Guilt Free Getaway

I recently read an article about how women, in particular, moms, bear the brunt of the “emotional labor” (I’ve also heard it referred to as “mental load”) in our families. The basic premise is that, even when it appears on the surface that our spouses or partners are equally sharing the household responsibilities, the reality […]

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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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How to Experience “The Great American Eclipse” Right Here in Dayton!

Thanks to TimeandDate.com for all this awesome information about the upcoming solar eclipse! Check them out for even more great images and videos, plus some incredible history.  On August 21st “The Great American Eclipse” will be taking place and we’ll be lucky enough to see this phenomenon right here in the Dayton area. Here, at […]

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