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Social Media and Working Teens

This generation has always known social media.  Likely, their own pictures were posted on Myspace after delivery and by the time they were school aged, their parents were uploading almost instantly the newly minted ballet shoes or the off-key adorable school choir show to Facebook. They watched as we posted our experiences and responded to […]

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Everyday Fun: Household Finds to Keep Them Occupied

If you came to my house, you’d honestly think we raided a Once Upon a Child or scored big as a toy store went out of business. My husband, who grew up in Istanbul, Turkey, literally owned just a soccer ball growing up. Looking around our house, he can’t understand why two Christmases ago, I […]

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Cincinnati & NKY guide to Pregnancy & Infant Support

This guide is sponsored by the businesses featured below. We are grateful to their partnership in helping us provide this resource for local parents.It doesn’t matter if you are having baby #1 or baby #8… moms need support! We are fortunate to have a variety of resources available to us in the Cincinnati/NKY area. This […]

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Cincinnati’s Best Cultural Experiences for Families

Culture Shock When my daughter was about three, she suddenly asked me for chopsticks.  Being that she was adopted from Asia, I was delighted that she was finally showing some interest in her birth culture. I immediately went to the kitchen to retrieve the pink chopsticks I had lovingly purchased with this day in mind. […]

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ABC’s of Kindergarten Readiness [Part Two]

With the new year comes the opportunity to restructure, reorganize, and rebuild. This isn’t just for cleaning house and fitness regiments, but yet holds true to early education as well.  In September, we discussed the need for “A”- acknowledgment. We spoke of the capability to consider state standards as well as noticing the child’s level […]

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Recess Before Lunch

I never thought of myself as a mom who would lead the charge for big change at our boys’ school, but this was exactly what I found myself doing in 2007. My big, new idea didn’t originate out of research or a glaring problem. It merely was born from the daily struggle when I picked […]

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