Amanda Ciani Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

Krohn Conservatory: Bloom & Grow


Step inside from the cold and find yourself immersed in a whimsical and wonderful world of vibrant hues and budding life; Krohn Conservatory’s Spring Show is Bloom & Grow and it is full of family fun!  Blossoming tulips and daffodils add playful bursts of color, while Krohn’s gorgeous citrus trees remind us that with Spring… Read more »

A Winter Visit to the Windy City


The holidays are a wonderful, family-oriented time of year when tons of lasting memories are made… but lots of time spent with lots of people, buying and wrapping presents, cooking and cleaning can also be a bit stressful (or a lot stressful). Do you ever feel like packing up and going on an adventure with… Read more »

Sensory Learning Play for Kids


Kids who are ‘sensitive’ or who have a sensory processing disorder can benefit from sensory play. Sensory difficulties are often linked to birth prematurity, trauma or autism, so it’s important to disentangle them. Big Blue Canopy (11230 Cornell Park Drive, Blue Ash, Oh) is a brand-new pediatric gym and physical therapy clinic featuring lots of… Read more »

Winter Break Camps!


Sure, it’s winter, but that doesn’t have to mean being cooped up being inside and bored all winter break. When school is out, send the kids to do something cool! Register your kids now.

Happy Zoo Year!


How are you ringing in the New Year? How about heading to your award-winning zoo!?

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