Passionate About Columbus
and the Moms Who Live Here
Why drive a minivan

Why I got the damn van…

Maybe it is not for you… but look… The other day I was at a local park with the kids. I was walking to the parking lot when I noticed the above sight. That would be seven minivans in a row folks. My own little beauty is in that collection. I was standing there with […]

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kid tv

Pondering junior programming

Here’s some fun Columbus trivia for you: the kid’s TV channel Nickelodeon started here! A cable system called QUBE was launched locally in the late 1970s with a channel that featured the children’s show Pinwheel. A couple years later, that channel was relaunched as Nickelodeon. And while it’s not quite as inescapable as all things […]

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Beach Reads

Ahh, it’s summer time, schools are closed the weather is nice and you might end up at the beach. I love reading books, all kinds of books. From heavy literature to chick-lits. When I’m on vacation though I like to read something fun, and cozy. I thought it would be fun to share some of […]

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20 Ways to Give Back as a Family This Summer

Summer vacation has arrived, yasss!!!! For most families, summer means ice cream cones, frequent visits to the park, splashing in the pool, and family vacay. Beyond these favorite past-times, what better season than to give back with the kids? 20 Ways to Give Back as a Family This Summer 1. Spend a morning cleaning up […]

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cleveland, the cavs, and raising kids

Cleveland, The Cavs, and Raising Kids

They did it!  The Cavs made history.  The curse has been reversed.  Cleveland has reason to celebrate after 52 long years!  As a native Clevelander, I have spent the last few days reflecting on exactly what this historical event means to me.  What I’ve realized is that is really has nothing to do with sports. […]

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Explore the Metro Parks with geocaching!

Geocaching: A Real Life Treasure Hunt

Geocaching has been around for some time but has recently gained traction in central Ohio. Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location. Coming from Colorado and having a love for […]

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