Columbus Birthday Party Guide:: 2016-2017

Finding the perfect party venue or service can be a fun, overwhelming and time-consuming process. There are SO many amazing options in Columbus. Below you will find a variety of venues and businesses to make your dream party a reality! This guide is brought to you by our birthday guide sponsors! Thank you for partnering [...]
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5 Tips for Raising Well-Mannered Children

My greatest accomplishments are my children. As a mother of two boys, it brings me much joy when others tell me that my children are well-behaved and well-mannered. Yes! Our hard work as parents has paid off in some respect. For some, it is easier said than done. Thankfully, even though it can be difficult, […]

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Princess For a Day:: A Royal Experience

Disclosure:: Thank you to Perfect Parties for sponsoring this post. All opinions expressed are my own. In envisioning her birthday party, my 5-year old wanted a princess party with all of her friends.  I wanted to give her a truly magical experience with all the frills, but knew my time was limited in what I […]

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going gray, getting older

Going gray… but maybe not today

I was on a field trip in middle school and seated by the window on the school bus, next to my locker partner Kristen. I was looking out the window and from behind me she asked, “Did you know you have two gray hairs on the back of your head?” I did not. She asked […]

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New to Columbus

New to Columbus: 5 Tips from Another Cbus Newbie

Hi there! Are you new here? Me too! My little family and I moved to Columbus from Dallas, TX at the end of January 2016. Granted, my husband and I are native Ohioans, we’ve never lived in Central Ohio, and as any true Ohioan can tell you, Cincinnati ≠ Columbus ≠ Cleveland. So from someone […]

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Some realistic baby shower gifts.

5 Baby Shower Gifts The Mom Actually Needs..

Us veteran moms want to share some truth with friends and family members of the soon to be newbie mom. We know that our adorable pregnant first-time mom has registered for 1,000 things for her little bundle of joy at her favorite baby stores. We get it! She is so excited about the owl swaddlers […]

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Keeping Kids Safe-Awareness is the Key

  Keeping Kids Safe Recently I had the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Natasha Barber who gave me her insight on why it’s important to address keeping kids safe. Natasha is an author and expert in tips for children who are on the Autism spectrum and key considerations that parents need to make in caring for […]

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Home Away From Home

Home away from home

We were on vacation recently, and as casual conversations happen, we, of course, got the standard “where are you from?” question. : : : pause : : : “Ohio.” Pause? Why did I pause? Still? I’m still pausing? Yup, nearly a third of my life here, and I’m still pausing. Because yeah, the Columbus, Ohio, […]

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