Happy Thanksgiving from the Smileys!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Smileys!

Hi, glad to meet you.  We wanted to take this opportunity to introduce ourselves…we are new bloggers with Dayton.Mom-Spot.com and look forward to occasionally chatting with you on lots of topics.  Specifically though, our deal is happiness and positivity.  (with a name like ours, could it be anything else?) We love to laugh and think(…)

The benefits of being active

Guest blog post submitted by Dayton Children’s Medical Center When kids are active, their bodies can do the things they want and need them to do. Why? Because regular exercise provides these benefits: strong muscles and bones weight control decreased risk of developing type 2 diabetes possibly lower blood pressure and blood cholesterol levels better(…)

Baked Corn Pudding

Baked Corn Pudding

Ingredients:  8oz box corn muffin mix 1 can whole kernel corn, drained 1 can creamed corn 8oz sour cream 1 stick butter, melted and cooled 2 eggs, slightly beaten Combine all ingredients.  Pour into two 8×8 or one 9×13 freezer safe pan.  Bake at 350 for 35 minutes.  Freeze. TO SERVE: From frozen, bake at(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Custom Body Pillow

Holiday Gift Guide: Custom Body Pillow

Everything you love Pillowtized!  What a fantastic find and in time for the holidays!  Guess what my daughter will be getting for Christmas this year – you guessed it, a custom pillow with the dogs photo on it. Art over at New World Innovations has a truly unique gift idea in custom pillows.  Upload your(…)

A Detour to the Mess

A Detour to the Mess

I am by no means a neat freak or a germ-a-phobe, but I do not like peanut butter or anything else gumming up my smart phone screen.    Might I just say that I have a child over 10, so it seems like it wouldn’t be that much of a problem right….well.  Honestly, it’s not(…)

Cook Your Turkey on Thursday, But Prep Your Kids in Advance

Cook Your Turkey on Thursday, But Prep Your Kids in Advance

Guest blog post by Beth Brainard, Soup Should be Seen not Heard If you’ve waited until your son sits down at Aunt Mona’s Thanksgiving table to remind him about table manners you are both sunk. Hissing directions in his ear will be ignored, as will a vice- grip on his knee.  A quick stab with(…)