Cincinnati Family Magazine

Back to School Bash


Meet face-to-face with local businesses, schools and services from Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati in Cincinnati and NKY Family magazines’ first Back to School to Bash!  Sign up for dance, arts and other enrichment programs, check out the Town & Country Sports and Health Club, enjoy live performances and register to win great prizes!  It all… Read more »

Stranger Danger Tips


Keep your kids safe by giving them empowering tools to use when you’re not around.   According to police statistics, thousands of missing person reports are filed annually. This number includes runaways and kidnappers of both youth and adults, but it is the youngest among us who need to learn how to protect themselves from… Read more »

Water Drop Magnets


This craft allows you to make personalized magnets that look like water drops.   What You’ll Need 1″ Glass marbles with a flat side Pictures or scrapbook paper with patterns Hot glue Pen/pencil Scissors Magnets What You’ll Do Grab a sheet of scrapbook paper or a picture and set a marble on it where you… Read more »

Monitoring Your Child’s Text Life


Talk, talk, talk to your kids about good texts and bad so they understand what’s ok or not. And if you suspect something’s not right … take action. Growing up is all about facing difficult social situations — bullying being the most severe form of this — whether at school or play, but today text… Read more »

Camera Coats!


Yep, there is such a thing. Who would’ve thought? Camera Coats are padded covers that fit your specific camera (in FIVE different camera sizes). It’s great for parents that like to just throw their camera over their shoulder and head out with the kids. I know I hate hauling around my big camera case. So, if you… Read more »

Supporting Friendships in Kids


Kids vary widely in the number of friends they have and the depth of their experiences together. Your role is to be there for your child through the ups and downs of his relationships. “I hate Maddie!” little Jenny blurted out driving home from school one day. “She thinks my hair is ugly, and now… Read more »

Bedtime Buddies


Getting young children to go to sleep can sometimes be a chore, and now there’s a fun new way to encourage sleepy heads to nod off. Straight from Shnoozleland are the Shnoozles — Shu-Shu (brown) and Shah-Shah (pink). These cute, soft plush pals donning colorful night shirts are fun for little ones to play with… Read more »

Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School


Teaching kids to be organized with their school work takes a lot of repetition … so let’s begin! Summer will soon be a distant memory and backpacks coming home with rumpled papers, torn folders and half-written assignments — or not. Since it’s so hard for busy parents to stay on top of their kids’ school… Read more »

Lunch Bags Galore!


School’s starting back up and you need a new lunch bag for your student. Here are a few of our favorites! Brown Horse Lunch Box SoYoung | soyoung.ca | $31.99 If you like the look of linen, then these lunch boxes are right up your alley. They are made with coated linen and feature a variety of… Read more »

A+ Chicken Sandwich


Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick), divided 1/2 pound baby portobello mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced, or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried sage Salt and pepper 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 package sauerkraut (1 pound), rinsed and drained 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, halved (6 ounces each half) McCormick brand Montreal Steak Seasoning or other… Read more »

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