Westerville’s Watering Hole

The other afternoon, Zoe and I lazed in the pool, played on water slides and swam until we were both exhausted. Was I dreaming or having summer flashbacks? No - we escaped to an indoor water park for a blissful and fun getaway. The best part? It's just minutes from our house! I'm talking about the wonderful community resource known as the Westerville Community Center, and specifically the high quality, 96,000 sq. ft. indoor aquatic facility known as The Watering Hole.  For $7.50 per person … [Read more...]

Summer’s best splash pads

Before I had Zoe, I didn't know what a splash pad was. Back when I was a kid (you know - a thousand years ago), we simply ran through the sprinkler or went to the beach or into a pool. But now that I'm a toddler mom in the marvelous midwest, I get a lot of summer splash pad time. And I love it! I do believe splash pads are the best invention ever. From a kid's perspective, it's pure unadulterated fun (until you get a water jet straight up the nose). From a parent's perspective, there's far … [Read more...]