Amanda Hayward

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of two. If you don't see her writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.

TCT Brings Theatre to Local Middle Schools


The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is partnering with The Educational Theatre Foundation to bring an exciting nationally recognized program, JumpStart Theatre, to theatre arts programs in Cincinnati-area middle schools beginning in the 2019 / 2020 school year. Before this announcement, middle schools in the Cincinnati did not have such a program. Through this program, TCT… Read more »

BLINK Expands to Covington


Don’t blink – one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation, BLINK Cincinnati illuminated by ArtsWave, is making its way to Covington, Kentucky, in 2019 with lights spanning across the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge. ArtsWave is a nonprofit planner, promotor and fundraiser of the arts throughout Greater Cincinnati. Through… Read more »

Fort Thomas: Pumpkin Walk


Good luck picking a favorite Jack-O-Lantern on the trail during Pumpkin Walk at Tower Park on Friday, Oct. 26. From 6 – 9 p.m. families can check out each uniquely carved pumpkin lining the trail — they’re sure to delight your family. New this year: stick around after the pumpkin walk to watch a fall-themed… Read more »

Things We Like: Baby Items


We love these baby items for travel, when you’re on-the-go and for organizing! Be sure to enter to win one of our giveaway items by October 31st (enter under the “Giveaways” tab on the front page and click on “October 2018 Giveaways”: the Fit2 2-year Rear-facing Infant & Toddler Seat, Wisenet BabyView Eco, “Indestructibles” Baby Books… Read more »

Klosterman Supports Pink Ribbon Girls


Did you notice a little more pink at your local Kroger or grocery store lately? Local company and family-owned Klosterman Bread has been a part of the Pink Ribbon Girls family for the past six years, and is proud to continue their relationship with them. Pink Ribbon Girls is a local organization started by a… Read more »

Gameworks’ New ‘Bar None’ Menu


The Newport on the Levee Gameworks, food and fun for everyone, recently upgraded their style and changed their bar menu to “bar none.” Their menu now has all new choices in the appetizer, dinner and brunch menu for all ages.  Their new menu includes Bavarian pretzels, hand-stretched pizzas, buffalo-fried cauliflower, spiced and seared yellowfin tuna sashimi,… Read more »

Best Fall Getaways With Baby


Discover tips for traveling with your baby this fall and make plans to enjoy the season outdoors with your family.

Baby Bits: Car Seat Safety


Baby on Board! Make sure you know how to install your car seat and how to keep baby safe on the road.

Graeter’s New Scoop


It’s official – Graeter’s Ice Cream has scooped up the last remaining franchise stores in Kentucky as well as Indiana.  In the first time in three decades, all of Graeter’s Ice Cream parlors will be family-owned. Changes? Nope. Everything remains the same, only the warm fuzzy feeling of the Graeter’s family atmosphere will now fill… Read more »

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