Author Archive | Tara Limoco

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An Old-Fashioned Summer

I looooooooove vacation. More to the point, I love travel. Ocean breezes soothe my stressed out mind. Exploring a new city lifts up my spirit. A long drive laid out on a road ahead of me makes me practically giddy with anticipation. Unfortunately, between scheduling conflicts with the kids’ activities and some unexpected bumps in […]

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FREE & CHEAP

Free and Cheap Summer Movies in Cincinnati 2018

Summer in Cincinnati offers an endless array of outdoor fun–pools and splash pads, playgrounds and parks, amusement parks and our amazing zoo. But what happens when it’s rainy or you are just too hot and tired to enjoy more fun in the sun? Well, Cincinnati has a huge selection of cheap and FREE summer movie programs […]

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A First Period Kit for My Daughter

As you read this, my daughter is T-minus one month from turning eleven. Which is ONE SHORT YEAR from twelve, which is the average age for a girl to experience menarche, more commonly known as GETTING HER FIRST PERIOD. ACKKKK!!! Panic much? Who, me? Never. You can review my completely calm and non-panicked thought about […]

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You Can’t Make Me!

“YOU CAN’T MAKE ME!” It isn’t just something over-stimulated three-year-olds scream at their beleaguered mothers. If you’ve ever heard those words, or just experienced the dawning realization that your child has adopted this attitude, you know how frustrating it can be. The worst part? He’s right. You can’t make him. Before he could even talk, […]

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Sexual Assault: A Silent Chorus of Me Too

A Silent Chorus of Me Too

A couple of days ago, my Facebook feed started to fill with a simple phrase: Me too. Instructions followed to post “Me too” if you have ever been sexually harassed or assaulted in order to bring attention to the magnitude of women affected. A flood of “me too” continues to stream past as I scroll, […]

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