Cincinnati Family Magazine

Lights Look Difference With Holiday Specs


Put on a pair of these specialty glasses — Holiday Specs — and see Holiday lights transform into tiny objects right before your eyes! Holiday Specs transform any Christmas lights, fireworks, candles or any bright point of light into magical messages. These holographic lenses are specially made to bend the light creating illusions. The Holiday Specs… Read more »

Recycled Tissue Ornament


If you’re like me, you save all that tissue that comes in every gift bag. No, we’re not hoarding it, just waiting for the right time to use it in a craft or two. Like this recycled tissue ornament. What You’ll Need Styrofoam ball Ribbon Festive tissue paper Glue Paintbrush What You’ll Do Grab a… Read more »

Working Mom Tips


When you have to be out the front door early in the morning, you need to be ready. Nothing’s worse than a frantic morning mother.  Try some of these working mom tips!  Gone are the days when you couldn’t work things out with your employer … especially if you’re a hard, dedicated worker. But working… Read more »

Kiwi Crate Delivers Creativity for Kids


It’s not a crate filled with fruit, it’s a cute little box filled with so much more! Kiwi Crate offers parents the chance to subscribe their child to a monthly kit that delivers all sorts of creative hands-on activities. Instead of getting magazines in the mail, why not something fun? Your child will be excited… Read more »

Folded Christmas Tree


Here’s a folded Christmas Tree craft  you can make with all the scrap pieces of wrapping paper you have left. What You’ll Need Scrap pieces of paper Scissors What You’ll Do Take a piece of paper and fold it in half. Fold that piece of paper in half again. Fold it one more time with… Read more »

Wooden Train Set


Wooden train sets and Christmas go hand in hand, and there’s nothing like one with a classic feel for little guys. This Pottery Barn Kids Wooden Train Set is the perfect starter for guys 3 and older. The package has 48 pieces, including 19 tracks, a bridge, four train cars (that attach magnetically), four road… Read more »

5 Steps to a Birth Plan


Wondering what it will be like to deliver your first baby? Use these 5 steps to a birth plan so everyone involved in Baby’s birth is on the same page.   What’s a birthing plan you say? It is quite literally your shared hopes and instructions about how you want the birthing experience to go…. Read more »

Holiday Travel Can-Do


Heading to relatives this year? Let your small fries take a cute bag for their holiday travel. These carry-on luggage bags are a great for kids. Mickey Mouse Pop Art Luggage Disney | disneystore.com | $149 Everyone’s favorite rodent adds a vivid splash of color to this 20-inch rolling bag. The hard case is fully lined with… Read more »

Christmas Balloon Lights


Don’t want to hand lights up around the mantle or in the trees outside? Try Christmas Balloon Lights and you’ll have something great and different. What You’ll Need Red, green, white and other colors of plain balloons Ribbon Mini mouthwash/bathroom paper cups Pen Silver paint Paintbrush What You’ll Do Blow up a balloon and tie… Read more »

Small Stocking Stuffers With Big Fun


If you’re looking for some cool little games as stocking stuffers, here’s some that fit the bill. They may be small in size, but these games are big time fun. Stocking stuffers are usually the last thing on our mind in our family. It’s usually my husband that runs out — last-minute no doubt —… Read more »

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