Ahhhh, summer. Time for cookouts, swimming, picnics, warm weather and…ICE CREAM! We know that UDF, Aglamesis Brother’s, Graeter’s and other chain ice cream places are delicious, but we want to give a shout out to these smaller local businesses. We rounded up our favorite soft serve ice cream establishments. Only two of these (Old Milford […]
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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. […]
One of my absolute favorite activities with my kids in every season, but especially the summer, is to go fossil hunting! If you were to ask my kids, I might be a tad bit more excited than they are about fossils, and they have just learned to go along with my enthusiasm. “That’s my mom. […]
Eating out doesn’t have to break the bank! Kids can eat Free (or cheap) all around town!
I’ll admit it. We take our kids out of school to go Disney. We’ve done it…GASP….MORE THAN ONCE. Of all the parenting decisions I have made, this one, for some reason, seems to promote the most controversy among my circle of mom friends. Every parenting move has benefits and drawbacks, of course. Here are a […]
International Butterfly Show: Butterflies of Madagascar Through June 16 Krohn Conservatory 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202 10am-5pm daily $7, $4 ages 5-17, FREE ages 4 and under The 2018 Butterfly Show “The Butterflies of Madagascar” celebrates the exotic flora, fauna, and extraordinary landscape of this unique African country. Giant baobab trees, remarkable stone […]
Have you ever thought about taking a cruise with your family but had hesitations? There are many reasons why a cruise could be your next family vacation. First of all, it’s not that expensive if you look for ways to save money. You will only have to unpack once, and you will get to see […]
Easter is almost here and there is no better way to celebrate the arrival of Spring than getting outside to hunt for eggs!
My toddlers are just getting into crafts, and we also have cousins of varying ages, so I’m on the hunt for easy activities that can cater to a wide age-range of kids. I found this craft for DIY walking sticks to be just that! Plus, this craft gets bonus points for overlapping into our nightly family walks and hikes. […]
Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical February 21 – March 25 The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227 Various morning, afternoon, and evening performances $20 Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot who just moved to the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. As the first Polkadot in an all Square school, Lily […]