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Guest Blog Posts about Parenting, Family and Kids

Mystery of the Mayan Medallion at the Boonshoft

Mystery of the Mayan Medallion at the Boonshoft

  An archeological team has mysteriously disappeared while investigating rumors of a priceless jade medallion buried in the ruins of Palenque, deep in the rainforest of Mexico.  Can you help solve the Mystery of the Mayan Medallion? You can now at the Boonshoft Museum through January 6th!  Follow the clues the team of explorers left(…)

DisneyLive! Mickey’s Music Festival

DisneyLive! Mickey’s Music Festival

Mickey Mouse and friends rock the world with the stars from The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story in their new touring show Disney Live!Mickey’s Music Festival.   Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today featuring hip hop, pop, swing, reggae, rock, country and much more!  The irresistible lineup of performers, including Mickey, Minnie, Donald(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Funnybone Toys

Holiday Gift Guide: Funnybone Toys

Our family has a tradition that every Friday night, it’s pizza and game night.  What a thrill to add Funnybone Toys to our repertoire.  SpecTrix – a classic card game designed for color lovers of all ages and Array – splice, slice, splatter, and slam your opponents right out of the game are now family(…)

Ingenious Mom Ideas – Hug-a-Bib and Clippy Cloth

Ingenious Mom Ideas – Hug-a-Bib and Clippy Cloth

If there is one thing I know my way around, it’s the spit cloth aisle at most major stores.  Both my children were “spitty” babies.  At one point I took to wearing only outfits that included at least one terry cloth item.  It was the dead of winter and I would be walking around the(…)

Adventure at the Market

After 12 years of living in Dayton, we finally made it to the 2nd Street Market.  What an adventure.  I had no idea that such a treasure was in our own backyard. This market is one of 25 outstanding public facilities operated by the Five Rivers MetroParks system (something else I didn’t know!).  The market(…)

5 Tips to Becoming a Resilient Military Family!

5 Tips to Becoming a Resilient Military Family!

Guest blog post by Raven, aka Ms. MommyHH6 “Hurry up and Wait”, “PCS orders came down”, “Countdown to Deployment” and countless other phrases are all too familiar to military families.   The need to be resilient and the ability to “bloom where you are planted” are essential to every single one of us.   How?  The exact(…)