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Love is in the air this month for our littles and us moms alike! While it can be easy to pick out gifts for the moms and other galentines in your life (think chocolate, coffee, self-care products, comfy sweats,...
Looking for a flexible, affordable child care solution that provides a cultural exchange experience for your family? Look no further than au pairs! Here are the top 5 reasons Dayton families choose au pairs for child care: Helping Hands:...
I am nearing the anniversary of my mother's death.  She has been gone 6 years and the grief does not get easier, just different. I miss her every day and wish for one more afternoon to sip tea and talk...
Not All Poop & Spit Up A podcast for the moms. Presented by Dayton Mom Collective! Listen to audio versions of our blog posts, and tune in for special guests and conversations about any and everything motherhood. Don't have time...
Every kid experiences temper tantrums at some point in time (adults, too). So just how do you help to de-escalate the fits when they happen? While many moms have their own methods, I will take a quick dive into...
Baby number 3 is on the way! As nesting season is upon our household (thanks to yours truly), I’ve been making both mental and physical checklists. One of our checklists includes a few more traditional ways we’ve greeted a...
I never met Mim. I DO know that had I met her, I would have loved her. I have heard so many things about how she loved my daughter-in-law so well. Mim was her grandmother and this past Thanksgiving,...
Are you ready for a mom's version of Jingle Bells? This hilarious parody of what it's really like behind all those charming Christmas photos will have you laughing all the way! Dashing through the mall Trying to avoid All the crazy stores With...
Holidays are wonderful. They are magical and bring with them so many opportunities for making memories. They are also stressful, full of anxiety and expectations, and overwhelming, especially if you happen to have sensitive or neurodiverse children. Holidays mean...
Parenting can be the most rewarding thing in the world, but it also comes with many challenges. Those challenges can double when you have disagreements with your partner on how to parent. Having discussions before these things come up...
Holidays are always a joy-filled time with family. So much fun, so much food, and so much turmoil. I always have struggled with where to go each year and what family to celebrate what holiday with. My mom had a...
As an Orton-Gillingham Practitioner, I will give some of my thoughts on what might work for your family if you are concerned about dyslexia. In my opinion, early intervention is best. Don't be dissuaded against doing anything if the educators in...
I’ve seen mixed reviews from parents after their Amazon Prime toy catalog came in the mail. This year, my only review is that I’m bummed we didn’t get one! Personally, I’m a fan of toy catalogs, but I can...
Motherhood is hard. Everyone is doing their best and just trying to survive some days. The beauty of parenting is that there isn’t one right way to do things and no two kiddos are exactly the same. For some...

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