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DIY Thanksgiving bonnet

Kid Craft: Thanksgiving Pilgrim Bonnet

Poor Thanksgiving – pressed between Halloween and Christmas. I still find my son wearing his dragon costume and now my daughter has begun singing Jingle Bells, although I’m not sure she ever stopped from last December. Even Target, my compass for holiday décor, shows very little love to Thanksgiving – a burnt orange ceramic platter […]

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Halloween Costumes: Things My Kid Should Actually be for Halloween

Things My Kid Should Actually be for Halloween

Forget the princesses, pumpkins and superheroes. Let’s get real. The list of Halloween costumes below is a more satirical realistic representation of our lives. See you later, Elsa. Goodbye, Thomas the Tank Engine. Hello, Smashed Peas! The UPS man who delivers our Amazon packages A dragon who doesn’t love tacos Trail mix lost to the floor of my car The dinner […]

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Toddler

Cincinnati Toddler’s Blog: If Toddlers Could Read & Write

Yo, toddler! Are you between the ages of 12 to 36 months, living in the greater-Cincinnati area, looking for a trusted, local resource for all things toddler? Time for you to get informed by something other than the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Enter stage left — Cincinnati’s Toddler’s Blog.    Fake news alert! My toddler twins can’t read or […]

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CMB Faces of Cincinnati

Faces of Cincinnati: What to Wear with OUT + OUTFIT

Here at Cincinnati Moms Blog, we are huge fans of our city…and the lovely people who also call it home.  Our “Faces of Cincinnati” series will introduce you to some of these people! Since 2013, Katie, an NKY-native turned Buckeye resident, has been blogging about her social and fashion adventures around town online via her […]

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CMB A -Convenient- Meal

A “Convenient” Meal

I mean really convenient, like convenience-store, convenient.   I’m running home late from work, picked up the kids from preschool minutes before it closed, and my husband phones me to say he’s stuck in traffic and he’s been scanning the console for abandoned Goldfish crackers to eat in desperation. A chorus of grumbling stomachs crescendo in unison and you have absolutely nothing […]

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CMB Sweden

Cincinnati Moms Blog – Abroad in Sweden

Meet Abby, a CMB friend and Cincinnati native currently living outside of Malmo, Sweden with her husband, Mark and toddler, Bea (2). Read on as Abby talks about her family’s experience living abroad, including Swedish housing, bicycles, candy stores, naps, and food (not just meatballs!). Travelin’ Fam We (my husband, two year old and I) […]

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