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Oh the Places They’ll Go: Your Guide to Cincinnati Preschools {2017}

Disclosure: This guide has been created for you with the support of the featured businesses below. We are grateful for their assistance in helping us provide this resource for Cincinnati families.Choosing the right school for your family can be a daunting task, but if there is one thing we learned while putting together this guide… […]

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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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Zika: Family Planning and Your Winter Vacation

Disclaimer: The information in this blog post is based on the research of one local mom with the goal of staying informed on a serious topic. As always, if you have questions about topics related to medicine, we encourage you to engage with your health care provider.Public Service Announcement from one mom to another: If […]

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If You Think Having an “Early Bike-Rider” is a Good Idea

So, here’s a parenting bandwagon I jumped on: balance bikes. If you haven’t seen these around the playground, they’re tiny bikes with no pedals. A kid can use a balance bike much like a push toy, starting with a walk. Soon, the “balance” part will kick in. The rider, not yet old enough to thoroughly […]

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Our Year With Strabismus

Disclaimer: This is not a substitute for an examination by a medical professional. It is, quite simply, one mom’s experience with a strabismus diagnosis. I write this with the hope that other parents might be helped by this account of a very common issue. Spotting Strabismus Around this time last year, we started to notice […]

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How to Talk With Your Child: Speech Tips from an Introverted Mom

My first child, who is a boy, has a speech delay.  We noticed his delay around his first birthday but didn’t think too much of it. My husband and I are introverts so the shyness he was portraying was not all that out of the ordinary to us. My son also knew everything we told him to […]

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