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Guide to Cincinnati & NKY School Open Houses {2018}

On the search for a school for your child? The process of selecting the best education fit for your family can be overwhelming, but we are here to help with our extensive round-up of local Open House dates. Happy hunting! January 1-7 Summit Country Day Hyde Park Preschool Private/Montessori January 4th & 5th 8:30a January […]

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January Family Fun in Cincinnati & NKY {2018}

Science in play2go  December – March 4 Boone County Pulblic Library – Scheben Branch 8899 U.S. 42, Union, KY 41091 Monday-Friday: 9am-9pm, Saturday: 9am-5pm, Sunday: 1-5pm FREE FREE hands-on exhibit designed by Kentucky Science Center specifically for ages 8 and under. A whole new way to see play! Science in Play2GO makes science personal, fun, […]

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Negative Attention Monster: Ideas for Diffusing the Situation

I have often thought that other kids seemed way easier than mine, but I was never openly embarrassed by my daughter’s behavior.  Increasingly this past year, I have often wondered what is wrong with me or what is wrong with my child.  We are pretty no-nonsense when it comes to child-rearing: the wrong choices mean […]

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The Birds & Bees: Talking to Your Kids About Sex

“Mom, where do babies come from?” If you are like me, this might be the holy-grail of nerve-wracking parenting questions you know you have to answer at some point. Right up there with questions like “Is there a God?” and “Did you ever smoke pot?” You just don’t want to screw up talking about sex! […]

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The Mom’s Guide to All Things Birthday!

This guide is presented in partnership with the businesses featured. We are grateful for their support in helping us bring you this local resource.Do you have a birthday to plan in the near (or distant) future? Then this guide is for you! We have it all from those perfect party locations to the cake and […]

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Thinking We’ll Wait Until 8th

Along with many of you, I’ve become increasingly concerned about the effects of increased technology usage with my kids. It’s coming from every direction. At home we have televisions, computers, iPads, iPods, iPhones, and an Xbox. We visit the library and my kids want to sit on the iPads and computers there. They go to […]

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Literacy Awareness Month – Bringing Literacy Into Your Home

Does the image of Belle walking into the vast library of the Beast’s castle fill you with joy and anticipation?  Me, too! In a world of hashtags, memes, GIFs, the latest Snapchat filter, and 140-character tweets, the art of reading and literacy is sometimes lost on this new generation.  The large bookstore chains I grew […]

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Curious About Participating in Diaper Studies?

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, but we would not partner with businesses we did not feel were of interest and brought value to our readers.Have you ever seen an ad for a diaper study and thought, “I wonder what that would be like? Is it worth my time?” Well, thanks to our […]

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Make the World Your Kid’s Classroom with Help from the Family Backpack

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however we pride ourselves on working with partners we feel bring value to our readers.What better education could we ask for our kids, than to give them the chance to explore our world? If you are anything like me, you have moments where you day dream and […]

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The Cincinnati Mom’s Guide to Indoor Play

This guide has been produced in partnership with the businesses featured below. As local moms ourselves, we are excited to bring you this resource and consider ourselves lucky to have some many amazing options for indoor play in our city!The Cincinnati Mom’s guide to indoor play for when the weather isn’t cooperating or for when […]

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