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A Mom’s Guide to Sunlite Water Adventure: Coney Island

This post is part of a sponsored partnership with Coney Island Amusement Park, however we would not partner with a business we did not feel brought value and a ton of fun to our readers. The Cincinnati Moms Blog team enjoys playing at Coney Island Amusement Park and loves sharing places to have fun with […]

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DIY Mother’s Day Gift

On Mother’s Day, flowers and gift cards are always sweet, but sometimes a personal gift can mean even more.  We didn’t have a lot of money growing up, but my parents always found ways to make things fun and exciting for us, while on a budget.  I have wonderful memories of my childhood.  My mother […]

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My Kid Thinks “The Rock” is the Tooth Fairy

I’m a horrible mom. I have failed miserably in the Tooth Fairy department. When our daughter was about five years old, she first started losing her teeth. She would give them to me, and she would ask when the Tooth Fairy would come. I kept telling her the Tooth Fairy was on vacation. Then, she […]

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Is My Kid Being Too Honest With Me?

We all know that kids have the tendency to speak their minds unfiltered. We call it that “childlike innocence.” However, when does it cross the line from honest observation into meanness?   Most of the things we hear children “observe” is because they are learning that others look different from themselves or from their own […]

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Am I Being “Too Honest” with My Kid?

The other night on the drive home, my little one asked if we could play “Knock Knock” jokes. I said sure. So, we took turns. She’s seven, so hers were pretty terrible, but I amused her nonetheless. I took some time on each of mine. I was pretty proud of them! 😉 Here are some […]

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A Dream in Progress

February is Black History Month and I’ve recently been reflecting on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It brings to the forefront some of my fears and dreams for my daughter that I have been feeling this past year. While the color of my skin is white, my family has skin of color. […]

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No no, Nana!

Have any of you ever had to deal with a grandparent who refused (or still refuses) to do what you – as the parent – asked of them? We do. When our daughter was still small, I made it clear to all of the family that they would follow our rules, or they would not […]

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Becoming a Cincinnatian!

“I’ve finally become a Cincinnatian!!! Wait, is that even a word?! My husband was born and raised in this wonderful riverfront city, but I am a transplant. I am happily transplanted. If you had told me in 2007, (the one and only time I drove on the highway passing through downtown on our way to […]

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