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9 Steps to Navigating Childcare Websites and Hiring Your Perfect Caregiver

Let me start this by saying I don’t work in human resources. I haven’t taken a single class on hiring employees or conducting an interview. Working in an office for much of my professional life, I’ve made a few… questionable… hires (like the one girl who kept sneaking off to the restroom for several hours […]

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Montessori

Why We Chose Montessori: Perspectives in Parenting {Series}

Before having kids I did not know that much about the Montessori approach to education. I had heard the term of course, but did not understand the details. I always just assumed it was something like unstructured “free range” education… you know for the “crunchy” families. My husband, however, attended Montessori school as a child, […]

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subway

Would You Let Your 14 Year Old Take Public Transportation… Alone?

For four years, I never thought twice about traveling an hour and a half each way on a train and two subways just to get to high school. Or traveling via subway and public bus to a softball game in the depths of a pre-hipster Brooklyn. (We didn’t exactly have yellow buses carting us to […]

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LPPIC

Little Passports: USA Edition {Sponsored}

Disclaimer:: Cincinnati Moms Blog received free product in exchange for this post, however opinions are 100% our own and genuine. Recently, three members of the Cincinnati Moms Blog team were given the opportunity to sample and experience some of the Little Passports subscription boxes. Little Passports is a monthly mail subscription service focused on world […]

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Little Passports: World Edition {Sponsored}

Disclaimer:: Cincinnati Moms Blog received free product in exchange for this post, however opinions are 100% our own and genuine. Recently, three members of the Cincinnati Moms Blog team were given the opportunity to sample and experience some of the Little Passports subscription boxes. Little Passports is a monthly mail subscription service focused on world […]

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DiggersGo

Art Adventures: DIGGERS GO

What toddler doesn’t love construction vehicles? Diggers Go is one of three books by Steve Light that explore vehicles and the sounds that they make (the others are Trucks Go and Trains Go). These are fabulous read-alouds, with pages that read, for example: “The steamroller goes, “CHUG chug CHUG chug moooooosh .” The illustrations are bright […]

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