Amanda Hayward 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.

For the Love of Summer Camps!


Right now is the time to sign your kids up for camp. We have the scoop on what’s new with some of the best camps around, so let’s get started.

ArtsWave Kicks Off Nation’s Largest Fundraiser


Are you ready for it? In less than a week, ArtsWave is kicking off the nation’s largest annual community arts fundraising drive by illuminating 50+ arts destinations across the region! How? They are doing it in-style with celebratory and unifying luminaria! From 7 to 10 p.m. on January 30, you can visit popular arts and culture venues… Read more »

Mom Report: We Love Swim Lessons at the Y!


Swim lessons at the Blue Ash YMCA was the best move for my three-year-old’s water skills and confidence. Here is what happened in just an eight-week session!

What’s Up with Baby’s Gut?


Is it normal for your baby to eat so much and then just explode down there?! Learn more about Baby’s system in order to stop fretting.

Winter Activities with Great Parks


Get outdoors, and get healthy this winter with the family by getting into some interactive, nature-themed activties for everyone!

Peer Pressure Among Kids & Teens


Research shows that kids who have solid, positive relationships with their parents fare much better in the effort to stand up to pressures that come at them in social circles.

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