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dreams of being a cool mom

Cool Mom Wannabe

I consider myself new to this “Mommy Chapter” in the book of life. I had always wanted to be a mom. I had as many baby dolls as my bedroom could hold, I had...
Raising young teens

Demystifying the Teenage Transition: Four Ways to Support Young Teens

As parents of three children, including two teenagers, we know the challenges that come along with raising future adults. Fluctuating social circles, first-time romances, bullying, and all kinds of outside influences can make this...
talking with your doctor

How To Encourage Your Child to Respond During a Doctor’s Visit

Who does the talking when you take your child to see the doctor? You, your child or both? Hopefully, your child does more of the talking. Children who are verbal enough to speak should be...

A Mommy Dentist’s Timeline to Caring for Your Child’s Teeth

As a Mommy Dentist I often get asked by parents “When should I begin to bring my child to the Dentist?” My quick response to them is when they have teeth! My recommendation, as...
Dublin, Ohio

Family Fun Day in Dublin’s Bridge Park

Dublin’s Bridge Park  Dining out has always been one of my most favorite things IN THE WORLD to do. My husband and I both love taking advantage of the amazing culinary scene that Columbus has...

The Benefits of Being a Goldfish Swim School Grammy

Thanks to our friends at Goldfish Swim School-Dublin, Goldfish Swim School-Westerville, and Goldfish Swim School-Lewis Center for sponsoring this post and providing an opportunity for such a great way to learn to swim. The...

5 Tips to Help Moms Enjoy a Worry Free Summer Outing

Summer means life outside for many families. The children are out of school, the sun is out in full and the pools are open to enjoy. Summer outdoor activities make the best family memories...

Get in the Picture

My personal social media feed is filled with photos of my kids. I have photos of them eating. I have photos of them sleeping. I have photos of them dressed in every costume and...
intentional purchases

I’m A Terrible Minimalist

I have an Earth Day confession. I’m a terrible minimalist. For as long as I can remember in my adult life, I’ve been “decluttering.”  April and Earth Day are AMAZING right?! We’re all feeling good...
National Adoption Month

November Is National Adoption Month: Our Journey with Adoption

The Journey to Motherhood My journey to motherhood was long. After seven years of failed fertility treatments, miscarriages and depression, I almost threw in the towel. All I ever wanted to be when I “grew...