Becky Gonter-Dray:  Children’s Medical Center Blogger

Becky Gonter-Dray: Children’s Medical Center Blogger

Becky Gonter-Dray, RD, CSP, LD- Dietitian and “Activities to Zucchini” blogger Tell us about your family. Me and my husband Alex, have 3 boys: Patrick (8 years), Matthew (6 years) and Edward (3 years).  We live in Troy, Ohio. The older boys are already active in a variety of sports. That with school keeps us busy.(…)

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

ERIC KAHN GALE INTRODUCES KIDS BOOK ABOUT BULLYING

Eric Kahn Gale will introduce his new children’s novel, The Bully Book, on Wednesday, January 9 at 7 pm at Books & Co. at The Greene, 4453 Walnut Street, Beavercreek. Books & Co. is sponsoring a book giveaway along with Mom-Spot.com.  Comment below about why you would like to win this book.  We will draw(…)

Today is National Drinking Straw Day – Let’s Have Some Fun

Today is National Drinking Straw Day – Let’s Have Some Fun

Drinking straws are so much fun with many activities from drinking through them to crafting with them.  We’ve even got some fun facts for you today.  How about commemorating this day by drinking everything through a straw. The straw was invented in 1888 by Marvin Chester Stone.  He took a piece of paper from the factory he(…)

My Daughter Is Wrestling (Watch Out Boys!)

My Daughter Is Wrestling (Watch Out Boys!)

Guest Post By Crystal Sprowl When you think about sports and having a daughter, wrestling is not the first one you think of, except in our house! My youngest daughter, Kivrin, has chosen to wrestle. The 2 day a week practices have become a normal routine in our house. She gets ready like every other(…)

Dr. Ramey:  Children’s Medical Center Blogger

Dr. Ramey: Children’s Medical Center Blogger

    I began working at Dayton Children’s as a child psychologist in 1979, and was always interested in how to use media to better communicate a psychological perspective on child development. While seeing patients individually is very rewarding, I began doing numerous workshops and presentations to various groups on the latest research concerning effective(…)

Sci-Fi Books for Kids

In honor of Science Fiction Day, here are some recommended reads: Elementary Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino  In this sweet, simple story, a boy and a robot become friends.  When the robot seems sick (his power button toggles off), the boy cares for him with applesauce, a story, and a(…)