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Gymboree Play & Music in Gahanna, OH

We recently visited the newly renovated Gymboree Play & Music gym in Gahanna, Ohio. After a complete remodel they held a free open house for families to come experience the new space. We took a Play & Learn class, which is broken down by months/years from ages 0 – 5. This was the first time I had [...]

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United Skates of America

We recently celebrated our daughter’s eighth birthday at United Skates of America a roller rink circa 1972 on Columbus’s east side. At first I wasn’t sure it was going to be a success as I had never taken my kids roller skating and had not personally been on roller skates since I was a kid. However I [...]

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Build-A-Bear: Great Holiday Gift

My daughter recently got rewarded with a trip to Build-A-Bear. I had never taken her, and was excited to check it out myself. What is this phenomena of stuffing your own bear? Well, it is definitely a “thing.” These stores are generally located in malls, as with most chains. Easton has a huge one and [...]

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KidStuff Coupon Book: Save Serious $

This is seriously one of the best fundraising ideas I’ve seen for schools: a coupon book that has coupons related to kids’ stuff. Granted, I love buying Anthony Thomas candy bars and trashy tabloid magazines (throw in a Ranger Rick too, I guess…ha!), but I’d love to spend a little to save a lot. The [...]

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Creative Dramatics – Got a Party Coming Up?

We recently celebrated my daughter’s 8th birthday with Creative Dramatics. I was on the fence about having the birthday party at my house – it is so much easier when you don’t have to do the cleaning or worry about having enough “party” fun for the kids. So, I was thrilled when Joanna Van Sickle [...]

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Goldfish Swim School in Dublin, OH

Looking for a place to take your child for swimming lessons or some indoor family fun swimming? Goldfish Swim School opens March 1, 2014! Goldifsh Swim School is a “kiddie” natatorium located at 6175 Shamrock Ct. in Dublin. The new facility caters to families and little swimmers offering experienced swim instructors, a fun atmosphere, and [...]

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Buckeye Bounce Club in Powell, OH

My daughter recently went to a friend’s birthday party at Buckeye Bounce Club. I love being introduced to new places by way of a birthday party, mainly because another parent has already scoped it out and finds it worthy. After doing the dinosaur exhibit at the fairgrounds one year, I came to the conclusion that [...]

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