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Her Divorce, My Life Lessons

I  woke up in the middle of the night to see an email from my good friend, Helena, and felt my heart skip a beat in my chest as I read the words. “He has decided that he would like to divorce me.” After more than a decade of marriage, creating beautiful children, not to […]

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Normal? What’s Normal These Days Anyways?

Our family is fairly “normal”. Two parents. Both work outside the home. Three kids. Two dogs. Ballet. A love of parks and fun. But in a lot of ways, that’s where our “normal” ends.  You see, my husband and I have jobs and work schedules that allow for one of us to always be home with […]

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The Mom Friends You’ll Have (and Need) in Your Life

As children, I think we all just assume that we will make a few friends and by the time we are Moms, those same friends will still be with us. We picture our lives intertwined while dating, getting married, having babies, and growing older. The reality is not quite so rose-colored, but it’s still a […]

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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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Mother’s Day: My First Without My Mom

I remember walking through the drug store with my eldest kiddo looking for my favorite shampoo when it caught me totally off guard. If I had known, or been prepared about my reaction, maybe I would have avoided the trip altogether, but that’s the thing about emotions..they can be sneaky little jerks. I stopped dead […]

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It Takes a Village

It takes a village to raise a child is a proverb which means it takes an entire community of different people interacting with your children in order for them to experience and grow in a safe and loving environment. Growing up I remember hearing people say this to new moms, experienced moms, and everyone in between. I never really […]

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Dayton Area guide to Moms Groups {2018}

  The Dayton Moms Blog team believes that community and support play a vital role in happy and healthy motherhood experiences. We strive to foster that sense of community both online and offline every day. This resource has some other great local resources to help you connect with other mamas in and around the Dayton […]

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