Top 5 Grandparent’s Day Gifts

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My kids are lucky to have 4 fantastic grandparents and 3 great-grandparents in their lives.  Grandparents are so special and to be celebrated. Did you know that Grandparent’s day is Sunday, September 7th? It is the perfect day to remind the grandparents in you and your children’s lives how much you love and care about […]

Dollar Days at Cedar Point this Labor Day Weekend

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This coming extended weekend at Cedar Point Enjoy hot dogs, pretzels, ice cream and popcorn at the park for a dollar! Several games of skill will be available for just one dollar. Entry into Dinosaurs Alive is also just one dollar! All these are available Friday through Monday, Aug. 29-Sept. 1- assuming they don’t run […]

Magical Night of Family Fun at Blossom – The Cleveland Orchestra’s Family Fun Fest this Saturday

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Updated 8/27: FLASH 3 HOUR GIVEAWAY!!! Win 4 Tickets to The Cleveland Orchestra’s Family Fun Fest at Blossom this Saturday! ($140+ VALUE!! Prize is for 4 adult tickets, kids under 18 FREE, so up to 8 total tickets) Contest ends at 2pm on 8/27 Enter to win on AkronOhioMoms.com Facebook Page I received tickets to […]

Celebrate National Lemonade Day by Supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand with Red Robin

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When life hands you lemons, do you make lemonade? That is exactly what 4 year old Alex did in 2000. As a cancer patient, Alexandra “Alex” Scott set up a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for children with cancer. Since her first lemonade stand, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation has […]

Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck is Coming to Ohio

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Milo’s Treat Truck is coming to Ohio this Month to three locations. This is a fun way to spoil your pup with free samples, family portraits, giveaways, and tons of fun!  I received product to facilitate this post. Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats, gift cards, and information have been provided by Milo’s Kitchen®. Milo’s Kitchen® offers […]

Kids Making a Difference at the Akron Canton Foodbank #PURELLLendAHand

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It is back-to-school time which means time to shop for school supplies for your children! For many local families, it isn’t as easy as running to the store for supplies, millions of American children who live in poverty don’t have that luxury. I was introduced to the PURELL® Lend a Hand Program earlier this month. […]

RSVP AkronOhioMoms and The Motherhood Volunteer Event at the Akron/Canton Foodbank #SIMPLEService #SIMPLEGiving

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You and your children are invited to the AkronOhioMoms.com and The Motherhood Volunteer Event at the Akron/Canton Foodbank on Tuesday, August 5 from 1-3 PM. Please bring items for kids need for back-to-school: Purell hand sanitizer (most needed), pencils, paper, crayons, folders, wipes, and tissues. We will have a tour of the foodbank, then follow […]

The Perfect Summer – A Great Family Summer Movie

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If you are looking for a wholesome, fun movie for the entire family, The Perfect Summer is just what you have been looking for, with the familiar faces of Eric Roberts and American Idol alum Jason Castro. I received product to facilitate this post. The Perfect Summer Movie for the Perfect Family Night The Perfect […]

Meet the Snow Leopard Cubs at Akron Zoo

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You are in for a real treat during your next visit to the Akron Zoo! Two endangered snow leopard cubs were born at the Akron Zoo this Spring and are now in their exhibit! One male, Makalu and one female, Malaya were born on April 14, 2014 and are on exhibit for a limited time […]

Veil Of Tears: Hope Is Coming – Movie Review

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As a woman who grew up overseas, my heart has a soft spot for women in poverty around the world. This film from the Saylor Brothers, worked with an organization called Gospel for Asia, they have worked with women in India who have gone through traumatic life experiences because of how the Indian culture views […]

Inspirational and Fun Family Movie Night with HEAVEN IS FOR REAL

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For family night, we watched HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, just released on Blue-ray/DVD this week. It was the most inspirational, touching movies we’ve ever watched. I wasn’t sure if my kids would like it since it has a more serious message but Sony Pictures delivered a movie that was intriguing, inspirational, and fun for the […]

Visit the Newest Playground in Akron at Stan Hywet Playgarden for Hours of Fun

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Last year, I was excited to tell you about the Stan Hywet Playgarden that opened this Summer. I had no idea just how marvelous it was going to be! We went to it earlier this month and my kids played for 2-1/2 hours straight!! There is so much to see and explore. Make plans to […]

10 Tips for Camping with Kids

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When you are making the decision to go camping, it can be quite a feat to remember each and every thing you need. Add in children to the equation and that list (and the chance you might forget one or two things) increases dramatically! We’ve come up with a few things you won’t want to […]

Our Summer Boating Adventures

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The most thrilling experience of this Summer for my family by far was our banana boat ride in Myrtle Beach. It was exhilarating, and even a little bit scary which made the experience all the more memorable and exciting! I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I […]

The Happy Trunk Makes Craft Time Easy for Moms!

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The Happy Trunk is a monthly subscription box filled with crafts, activities and even science projects for you to do with your children. With separate boxes available ages 3-8 and 8-11, each box is perfectly put together with you and your child in mind. Inspire creativity in your child while giving them an opportunity for […]