Maybe it’s because I’m a habitual procrastinator. Maybe it’s because I don’t enjoy wrapping presents nor the crowded stores. Maybe it’s because I’m tired of cleaning and storing our “stuff.” Whatever the reason, I’ve been giving the gift of experience lately, and I couldn’t be happier. The benefits, as I see them, about giving […]
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Anyone who has or is a loved one of someone who has a birthday around the holidays knows that we come with a lot of baggage. My birthday is within three days of Christmas. I had a hard time as an older child feeling like my birthday was just an afterthought and additional hassle rather […]
There have been some pretty fantastic roundups on fall activities in the Columbus area here on Columbus Moms Blog. Fall is our favorite season around here! I have loved exploring fall through the eyes and mind of an 18-month-old this year. Through this exploration, I have found a few tips and tricks that are making […]
Join the Columbus Blue Jackets for Princess Day as they take on the Nashville Predators on Sunday, September 24th. TIckets start at only $30 and include a meet and greet with magical princesses, a $5 food and beverage credit, and a ticket to the Blue Jackets hockey game!
11:15-11:30am- Registration at Front Street Entrance of Nationwide Arena
11:30-1:00pm – Princess training and special performances, interactive games, dance lessons, and many other magical activities
1:00pm- Event ends/Exit Nationwide Arena
2:00pm- Doors open to the general public
3:00pm- Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Nashville Predators Puck drop
POST GAME: PHOTO ON THE MAIN ICE OF NATIONWIDE ARENA – more details to be emailed the week of September 18th!
All are are encouraged to dress up as their favorite princess!
For questions, please contact Malinda Smith with the Columbus Blue Jackets at 614-246-3280 or [email protected]
Word Vomit. It’s not just a phrase from a popular teen movie, it’s an actual disorder. Okay, not really. But it feels that way. Symptoms typically include a burst of nonsensical, but excited, rambling. Your voice may also raise 2-3 octaves for no apparent reason. Population affected? Parents that have gone long bouts without adult […]
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 […]
When you do something often enough, you don’t even realize it’s not “normal.” That’s what sports and being active generally have become for my family. Without realizing it, my husband and I have created a culture of movement in our household. I give most of the credit to him on this one. When I met him, […]
Who else out there remembers watching TV with their parents? I sure do. There was “Remington Steele,” “Hart to Hart” and the bizarre yet enchanting “Beauty and the Beast” (starring a pre-“Terminator” Linda Hamilton) with my mom; “Magnum P.I.,” “MacGyver” and “The A-Team” with my dad. Then there were the lengthy and somewhat boring Sunday night […]
Spring is a great time to take the kids to live performances. The high schools are gearing up for their spring musicals, and our local theaters and concert venues are planning lots of kid-friendly performances as school winds down for the year. If you are unsure about bringing the littles to live theater, check out […]
Two Columbus Moms Blog contributors, Malini Swank and Aaron Taylor, discussed the role of technology in the lives of their families. The following is a portion of their discussion: Question: What technology is available for your children? Malini: My 4-year-old owns her very own LeapPad. This was strategically purchased for two reasons. Number 1, because […]