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 blog (haikuciani.com) and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

As Seen On TV


As seen on FOX19 recently, here are the must have items for summer, according to our “Mom in the Know,” Amanda Ciani! http://m.fox19.com/clip/14349033/traveling-with-kids-made-easier   Jeep® by Delta Children Metro Plus Stroller ($110— on sale now for $88!!!) Whether it’s a trip exploring or hitting the city sidewalks, this full-size stroller delivers ·The highest quality tech… Read more »

Mom Report: Sharon Woods


The Adventure Station indoor playground at Sharon Woods is definitely named appropriately. There are many adventures to be had at this two-story tall playground. Kids can explore a cave and giant bird nest, zoom down three slides, and climb a tree. Once upstairs, kids will find themselves transported back in time to the 1800’s as… Read more »

Motherhood Out Loud


Every mother deserves a night out, and I have the perfect idea for a mom’s outing that will leave you and your girlfriends laughing until you cry!   Motherhood Out Loud is a production currently being performed at the Carnegie theatre in Covington. The show follows the complete journey of motherhood with all of its… Read more »

Mom Report: Great Wolf Lodge


Great Wolf Lodge is a vacation destination right in our backyard. Booking a stay at Great Wolf Lodge (GWL) in Mason, Ohio insures every member of your family will have a great getaway, because there is something fun for everyone! From thrill seeking adventure lovers, to youngsters who love snuggly animals, to parents wanting to… Read more »

Need a Reason to Visit Indy? We’ve got four!


Just under two hours away, Indianapolis is a perfect travel destination for Cincinnati families. There is a huge variety of attractions to keep every member of the family happy during your visit. Here is my top three list of Indy Family activities, followed by my recommendation for the trendiest spot to stay overnight, Ironworks Hotel…. Read more »

Baby Feeding Products by BBLuv


I once had utopian dreams of what I would feed my future children. I recall a pretty lengthy list of foods I would never, ever feed my kids, too. There were also the parenting and feeding experts* who regularly chimed in to say what age babies should be fed solids and purees, and which foods… Read more »

Mom Report: Ring of Fire


Ready to explore something new with your family at the Newport Aquarium? Ring of Fire: World of the Octopus recently made its public debut.  The former jellyfish room has been artfully remodeled to house this breathtaking exhibit. Lights and sounds will immerse you in the thunderous world that the Japanese Spider Crab, Moon Jellyfish, and… Read more »

Fun With a Paper Bag


Nothing perplexes me more than when my children look at me, all doe-eyed, and say “Mom, I’m bored”  …What?! ….How?!  I. Do. Not. Comprehend.  Each floor of my home has drawers, cubes, chests, and closets filled with toys, costumes, games, arts and craft supplies, etc. Not to mention, both of my kids have their own… Read more »

Mom Report: Dart Rush


During a recent clean-up battle with my son, he blurted out an extremely hurtful statement. “All you do is clean. You are boring; Dad is the fun parent.” I don’t think he realized how hard his words hit me, how utterly crushed I felt, mostly because his statement had become true. I stopped dead in… Read more »

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