Roots and Wings

Guest blog post by Angela Lewis The other day my four-year-old son, Braden asked me if being a parent was hard.  I smiled, and had a brief flashback to my twenties when I swore to myself and everyone else who would listen that I would NEVER have children.  And I mean NEVER.  In fact, if(…)

Kids Doing Good – William Bonner – Cans for Cans

Kids Doing Good – William Bonner – Cans for Cans

What inspired you to collect cans for the Life Enrichment Center? We only have one earth…I want to preserve it.  Recycling not only keeps our city cleaner, but it gives people a renewed sense of respect for their surroundings and home.  I am interested in preserving the minerals of the earth through recycling while helping others(…)

National Geographic Live Presented by Victoria Theatre Association

National Geographic Live Presented by Victoria Theatre Association

STUDENT PRICE JUST ADDED! TICKETS ONLY $10! For many years, National Geographic Live has been bringing the world of National Geographic to cities across North America. Now, our new NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LIVE SERIES sponsored by Fifth Third Bank is bringing its unique mix of dynamic events, fascinating people, and captivating stories from the frontlines of exploration to Dayton and the(…)

Cooking with Kids is a Dream(sicle)

Cooking with Kids is a Dream(sicle)

Guest post by Julia Gibson, www.momontherunx2.net I have been cooking—or helping to cook- since I was very young.  I was able to make my own omelet (with supervision, obviously) when I was about 5.  I moved up to bigger and better things… Heck, I had to live up to my name… I was named after(…)

Healthy Eating 101

Healthy Eating 101

Guest post by Laura Azbill     Probably one of the most challenging part of any moms day is deciding what to feed your family for dinner!  It can be a challenge whether you are a stay at home mom or a mom who works outside the home.  Either way, this responsibility usually falls on(…)

Oatmeal Cookies in a Jar

Oatmeal Cookies in a Jar

In honor of National Oatmeal month, think about giving the gift of Oatmeal Cookies in a Jar.  This not only is an easy and useful gift, it’s also a great recipe. Layer Ingredients in a Jar ( I use a canning jar, but you don’t have to) 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon(…)