Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Captain Cutlass Pirate Toy Guns Recalled by Dillon Importing Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Name of Product: Captain Cutlass Toy Pirate Pistols Units: About 6,970 Importer: Dillon Importing Co., of Oklahoma City, Okla. Manufacturer: Ko Lik Manufacturing Ltd., of Hong Kong, China Hazard: The surface paints on the pirate toy pistols contain excessive levels of lead, a violation of the federal lead paint standard. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves Captain Cutlass Pirate Pistol toys(…)

Is this Mom taking advantage of all Dayton has to offer?

Is this Mom taking advantage of all Dayton has to offer?

Guest Post by Kayla Bradstreet I’ll be honest.  There are days (usually the bitter cold kind) when I think that raising a family near a sunny beach would be ideal.  Just imagine–it could be December, but that wouldn’t stop us from taking a leisurely walk after dinner, coat-free.  I could take Little Billy and Suzie(…)

I See I Learn – Book Review and Giveaway

I See I Learn – Book Review and Giveaway

The Mom-Spot.com Network had the opportunity this year to attend Blogher and learn about a lot of fun products.  Of particular interest is an I See I Learn series of books for preschoolers.  This series is designed to help young children learn skills important to daily life, like making friends, dealing with bullying, and playground(…)

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

by Lisa Mills, Travel Blogger for Mom-Spot.com Fall is almost here and so is one of my absolute favorite Disney events-Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party. This special ticket event takes place on select nights through September and October. The party runs from 7pm till midnight and requires a separate ticket to get in. Best(…)

Mom-Spot Fall Book Pick

Mom-Spot Fall Book Pick

  Written by Dayton native Katrina Kittle, The Blessings of the Animals is a compelling, soul-quenching novel about a woman’s rebirth of individuality. After she’s blindsided by divorce, Cami Anderson struggles to move on while re-evaluating what makes relationships work. Beautifully crafted by Kittle, Blessings reminds readers that nurturing our relationship with ourselves is as(…)

A Visit to Newport Aquarium and the Newport on the Levee

A Visit to Newport Aquarium and the Newport on the Levee

For my birthday this year, we decided to take the kids to Cincinnati and spend the weekend visiting the Newport Aquarium  and sightseeing.  If you haven’t been to the aquarium with (or without) your kids, I highly recommend it—whether you make a day trip or spend the weekend… it is an amazing experience!  The Newport(…)