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Seeing the Holidays Through My Kids’ Eyes

My wife and I recently introduced the Mensch on a Bench to our home. The Mensch on a Bench is a Hanukkah tradition like the Elf on a Shelf. Just like the Elf on a Shelf, the Mensch travels around our home, watching over us each day. Our Mensch doesn’t cause mischief or anything–by definition, […]

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Goldfish Swim School Holiday Basket Giveaway!

This post was sponsored by Goldfish Swim School – Dublin and Goldfish Swim School – Westerville, but all the opinions expressed here are my own.Imagine yourself at a playdate in mid-February 2018. You’re talking with a few parents, and one says, “My son has completely forgotten about everything we got him for Christmas. The Legos […]

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Exciting October at Goldfish Swim School

October at Goldfish Swim School has been filled with excitement! All month long, Columbus Moms Blog and GSS have partnered up for “Socktober,” a charity drive to help collect socks for local Columbus families. Believe it or not, socks are one of the least donated items to area shelters. There’s still time to donate socks […]

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14 Tips for Your Family Photo Session

If you have a family photo session planned soon, the following tips will keep your session fun and light-hearted. Take it from me, a seasoned family photographer–these tips come from experience. My advice is especially valuable for families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. You will love your session so much more if you follow the […]

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Is It Preschool Yet? Cuz I’m Done

Live in the moment. Cherish these early years. They grow up so fast. It doesn’t last long. It doesn’t get easier. You’ll miss these years when they’re gone. Okay, I get it. I know I’m supposed to just soak in these days because they’ll be graduating from high school and getting married in the blink […]

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Three Months at Goldfish and We Love It

This post was sponsored by Goldfish Swim School – Dublin and Goldfish Swim School – Westerville, but all the opinions expressed here are my own.When my son, Xavier, had his first lesson at Goldfish, he couldn’t put his mouth or nose near water without swallowing a big mouthful. He couldn’t kick in the water, he […]

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Summer’s Not Over Yet: Confidence and Safety with Goldfish Swim School

Thanks to our friends at Goldfish Swim School-Dublin and Goldfish Swim School-Westerville for sponsoring this post and providing this important information.My wife and I are worriers. We cut grapes in half, our two-year-old continues to sit rear-facing in her car seat, and we struggle with the swimming pool. The pool hasn’t been a relaxing summer […]

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