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Hey, Mom… Go Play

This afternoon I texted back and forth with an old friend who I have seen more this year than I have in the seventeen years prior. We were making plans for the next night and she suggested inviting one of her other friends.   “Should I invite her?” “Sure! She is fun.  Will she play?” “Play??? […]

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Move Over Little Ones... Swim Lessons are for Big Kids Too

Move Over Little Ones… Swim Lessons are for Big Kids Too

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Goldfish Swim School. The CMB team has been continually impressed with this local business and are thrilled to be able to support them.I don’t know about you but when I think about swim lessons, I picture adorable little cherubs learning how to get their faces wet […]

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Education is Not One Size Fits All

Education is Not One Size Fits All

This post is part of a sponsored relationship, however, opinions expressed are genuine. We enjoy partnering with local businesses we believe bring value to our community.Education is not a one-size-fits-all experience. The above, is a quote, from the Childtime® Learning Center, and is one of many reasons why I am a big fan of their […]

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The Toddler’s Bill of Rights in Public Places

It’s been a year since Jane the Virgin star Justin Baldoni posted this picture on Twitter, and it has impacted the way I parent every day since then. Baldoni, standing with his father, watching an epic toddler meltdown in a grocery store, wrote about “being comfortable in the uncomfortable” which encompasses 99 percent of toddler parenting anyway. His post […]

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August Family Fun in Cincinnati & NKY {2018}

An Apothecary Soul Garden Through August 19 Krohn Conservatory 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202 Tuesday – Sunday 10am-5pm $4 adult, $2 youth (5-17), 4 and under FREE Take a stroll through the apothecary garden filled with herbs and healing plants. Not only will you learn about traditional remedies and recipes used to treat […]

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Letting Our Shy Children Call the Shots: What Do We Do?

As parents, we face situations where we have no idea what to do or say. We go back and forth, in our head, trying to determine the right action. The most recent incident involved my very shy three-year-old. Do I force him out of his comfort zone or do I give in? My three-year-old recently […]

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