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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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The Best Natural Beauty Buys

Clean Eating. Detox. Organic. Superfoods.   It’s no secret that healthy buzzwords are alive and well in 2018. As a society, we seem to be more and more careful about diet and nutrition. The majority of the time I, too, am conscious about what I put into my body in terms of food. But what about […]

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I’m not Treasuring any More Moments.

“You HAVE to babywear or your child won’t learn to bond properly and will never know how to love!”         “Let the baby cry itself to sleep or it won’t learn to sleep ever in its entire life!”   “If you use anything other than all organic everything, you’re basically a monster.”  […]

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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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This Pregnancy Has Made Me a Bad Mom and Spouse

While I’m forever grateful to be carrying a perfectly healthy baby and having a healthy pregnancy I can’t help but feel bad about my mom/wife skills, or the lack thereof. Despite all the good, there is a darker side. A side of me that I don’t like, that keeps making her presence known day in […]

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The Dangerous Lies of Self-Care: When Self-Care is Destructive

Raise your hand if you have ever heard the advice about putting on your own oxygen mask before assisting someone else. I’m guessing we all have our hands raised. It’s used all the time, and it goes something like this: “If you are on a plane that loses pressure and the oxygen masks falls out […]

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