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In celebration of National Donut Day

Here at Columbus Moms Blog, we like to put in the hard work, so you don’t have to.  And when I heard National Doughnut Day was soon approaching (traditionally celebrated the first Friday of June*), I took one for the team and set out on a mission to find the best doughnut in town. I […]

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National Pet Day

Many of us parents have other “babies” in our home…our pets! April 11th is National Pet Day, a day to celebrate our furry (or maybe scaly) friends. This day was started by Colleen Paige, an animal activist, in 2005 as a way to bring awareness to the number of pets in shelters that are in […]

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How to do Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 17th is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, a day dedicated to be filled with acts of kindness from all age groups. The nonprofit, Random Acts of Kindness, mission is “to [spread] kindness through schools, communities, and homes.” Their entire site is filled with inspirational messages and how to help teach children the act […]

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Why I Talk About Race With My White Children

I never expected to be raising white children. I pictured countless other cultural and racial backgrounds. I’d always planned on adoption, and expected to diversify our already multiracial family more. My goal was, in part, to confuse people so much they wouldn’t even bother with the awkward questions and comments that tend to follow families […]

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