2017 Best of Parenting Winners – Cincinnati

 

A special thanks to all the businesses and services who help support this magazine and the parenting community – parents in Greater Cincinnati appreciate your continue efforts! Thanks also to all of the readers who participated in our annual Best of Parenting Awards.

Winners are shown in RED.  Finalists are shown in BLACK and are listed below the winners.

Click on a region to see that region’s winners

Cincinnati | Northern Kentucky

 


BEST EATS


BEST FAMILY RESTAURANT

Chick-fil-A

Skyline Chili, The Silver Spring House

 

BEST KIDS EAT FREE

Skyline Chili

Bob Evans, Frisch’s Big Boy

 

BEST BURGER

Quatman Cafe

Sammy’s Craft Burgers & Beers, Zip’s Cafe

 

BEST PIZZA

Westshore Pizza

Dewey’s Pizza, Adriatico’s

 

BEST ICE CREAM/FROYO

Graeter’s Ice Cream

Flubs Ice Cream, The Cone


BEST PARTIES


BEST PARTY ENTERTAINMENT

Cool Critters Outreach

Charlie Cadabra, Mr. Cowpie’s Party Animals

 

BEST AWAY FROM HOME PARTY

Recreations Outlet

Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Kids First Sports Center


BEST DESTINATIONS


BEST MUSEUM

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum, Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

 

BEST LOCAL PARK

Smale Riverfront Park

Summit Park, Blue Ash; Sharon Woods

 

BEST TOURIST ATTRACTION

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Kings Island, Great American Ballpark

 

BEST RAINY DAY OUTING

Newport Aquarium

Cincinnati Museum Center, The Red Balloon Café + Play

 

BEST PLACE FOR DATE NIGHT

Great American Ballpark

Riverbend Music Center, Escape the Room Challenge

 

BEST DAY TRIP

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Hocking Hills State Park, Kings Island

 

BEST FAMILY VACATION

Walt Disney World

Gatlinburg TN, Destin FL

 

BEST SLEEP AWAY CAMP

YMCA Camp Ernst

YMCA Camp Kern, YMCA Camp Campbell Gard

 

BEST DAY CAMP

Cincinnati Parks Nature Day Camps

Cincinnati Nature Center, Kids First Sports Center


BEST SHOPPING


BEST GROCERY

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Kroger, Whole Foods Market

 

BEST SHOPPING CENTER/MALL

Liberty Center

Kenwood Towne Centre, Tri-County Mall

 

BEST TOY STORE

King Arthur’s Court Toys

Toys R Us, Target

 

BEST BOOK STORE

Half Price Books

Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore, Walls of Books

 

BEST CHILDREN’S CLOTHING STORE

Once Upon a Child

The Castle House, The Children’s Place

 

BEST CONSIGNMENT/RESALE

Once Upon a Child

Reruns for Wee Ones, Little Sprouts Boutique

 

BEST FAMILY AUTO DEALER

Subaru of Kings Automall

Fairfield Volkswagen, Northgate Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram


BEST PERSONAL SERVICES


BEST DAY SPA

The Woodhouse Day Spa

The Village Spa, Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa

 

BEST FAMILY HAIRCUTS

Junior Cuts

Great Clips, Stylin’ on Main

 

BEST FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER

Sienna Photography

Wendy Magee Photography, Erin Dowdy Photography


BEST PARENTING RESOURCES


BEST PARENTING RESOURCE

Cincinnati Family magazine

Beech Acres Parenting Center, Rosemary’s Babies


BEST ENRICHMENT


BEST CHILD CARE CENTER

Kids Works Creative Learning Center

The Kinder Garden Schools, The Campus at Kids First

 

BEST PRESCHOOL

The Goddard School of Mason

Children’s Meeting House, Chai Tots Early Childhood Learning Center

 

BEST TUTORING/LEARNING SERVICE

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati

Huntington Learning Center, A Grade Ahead

 

BEST DANCE STUDIO

Mason Dance Center

West Chester Academy, Tippi Toes

 

BEST GYMNASTICS

West Chester Academy

The Little Gym, Kids First Sports Center

 

BEST MARTIAL ARTS

Buckner Martial Arts

Master K.Kim’s World Class TaeKwonDo, Hamilton-Fairfield Taekwondo Center

 

BEST MUSIC INSTRUCTION

Songs for Seeds

Cincinnati School of Music, The Music Factory

 

BEST VISUAL ARTS INSTRUCTION

Painting With a Twist

Arts on Fire, Uptown Art

 

BEST THEATER INSTRUCTION

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

The Children’s Theatre of Mason, Performing Arts Academy

 

BEST YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Kids First Sports Center, Big Shots Sports Training

 

BEST SWIM LESSONS

Hubbard Family Swim School

Goldfish Swim School, Lori’s H2O Skills


BEST HEALTH AND FITNESS


BEST OB/GYN

Obstetrics & Gynecology Associates

Hilltop OB/GYN, For Women

 

BEST PEDIATRICIAN

Suburban Pediatrics

Springdale-Mason Pediatrics, West Chester Pediatrics

 

BEST PEDIATRIC DENTIST

Sea of Smiles

Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry, Smiles 4 Kids

 

BEST ORTHODONTIST

Cassinelli and Shanker Orthodontics

SmileOdontics, Johnson Orthodontics

 

BEST EMERGENCY ROOM

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Christ Hospital, UC Health West Chester

 

BEST HOSPITAL

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

UC Health West Chester, Bethesda North Hospital

 

BEST PLACE TO HAVE A BABY

Bethesda North Hospital

The Christ Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital

 

BEST EYE CARE

Wing Eyecare

Cincinnati Eye Institute, Ritter-Hagee Doctors of Optometry

 

BEST FITNESS CENTER

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

The Mayerson JCC, TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion

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