6 Reasons Moms Need to Develop Their Creativity

To succeed as a parent, you need to be pretty structured. You need daily schedules and routines. Your kids thrive on routines and you need them to keep your sanity. It’s so easy to get so caught up in the routines of daily life that you lose your creativity. You might be so busy, you don’t […]

Family Camping within 1.5 Hours of Columbus


Maybe your family has enjoyed camping for years or maybe, in the light of social distancing and canceled activities, you’re looking for a way to get out of the house with your family and do something new and adventurous that doesn’t include small enclosed spaces or frequently-touched surfaces.  For our family, it’s a mix of […]

Racism: What Do You Know?

I am not a professor of history or Black culture. I am not an expert on racism in America. I am a suburban mother concerned for our society and our future. Can you relate? I will be honest, I naively knew racism existed in our country and thought that equality was a hopeful arm’s length […]

5 Things Every Parent, Coach and Educator Needs to Know About Superspecs

Many thanks to SuperSpecs for providing this contentBat: check, Glove: check, Superspecs: CHECK! Finally! To many kids’ (and parents’!) delight, some youth baseball organizers around the state have decided to begin the season amid decreasing COVID-19 restrictions. If your son or daughter has missed sports terribly, we completely understand. We have too! And we’re just […]

Random Acts of of Ice Cream for Our Neighborhood Heroes

Many thanks to Hudsonville Ice Cream for sponsoring this post.We were inspired by Hudsonville Ice Cream’s Random Acts of Ice Cream which thanks essential workers all across the country with their Random Acts of Ice Cream. Instead of shipping ice cream to all our neighbors, we decided to give them a sweet summer moment with a […]

Columbus Moms Blog Guide to July

July Events and Activities in Columbus Many thanks to our partners at Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians, who made this guide possible. The physicians of Ohio ENT & Allergy Physicians are all highly trained and specialize in the care of pediatric patients. Does your child have asthma, allergies, ear infections, or a sore throat that […]

Fourth of July at Home


Fourth of July may look a little different this year but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Here are 20 quick ways to celebrate at home: Paint rocks: set out rocks, paint, paintbrushes, and water and have the kids decorate their patriotic rock. Set up your own photo booth prop: this is surely […]

4th of July Fireworks and Festivities: In and Around Columbus


Although many communities that normally offer fireworks and festivities aren’t doing anything to celebrate the Fourth of July this year, there’s still lots going on around Columbus. There are lots of creative and different ideas this year. So here is your list of ways to celebrate! *Be sure to check the city websites listed below […]

Dear Baby About to Be Born in a Global Crisis Situation, I’m Here for You


Dear Baby #2, I’m sorry that we haven’t had as much time for you lately. Since you’re still on the inside and haven’t been born yet, sometimes it’s easy for other people to forget about you at least. It’s not easy for me to forget because I can’t move without being reminded that you’re still […]

Places to Visit Near Columbus While Social Distancing

When the stay at home order began, my husband and I were fearful of what was going to come. Like other families, we were struggling with our new normal of being home and engaging with our kids without socializing and burning off energy at our usual indoor and outdoor facilities. We realized very quickly that […]



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Places to Visit Near Columbus While Social Distancing

When the stay at home order began, my husband and I were fearful of what was going to come. Like other families, we were...
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