Cincinnati Family Magazine

Summer of 2015

Planning summer camps for your kids can be a daunting task. Here are tips on preparing them, becoming a camp counselor and how to pay for it all.

Pathway to Private School

Selecting the private school that’s right for your child is a daunting task, especially with so many options in the area. Do your homework as you make the decision on where to send your kids.

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas, courtesy of Whole Foods Market. Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, diced 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 (13.4-ounce) package no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (5-ounce) package baby spinach, coarsely chopped 8 corn tortillas Preheat the oven to 400°F…. Read more »

Bluegrass for Babies has a New Tune!

Bluegrass for Babies, once an annual concert to raise funds for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, has evolved into a force for children called the Healthy Roots Foundation that now provides tools, programs and other resources for children’s health research. The popular concert takes place on Saturday, Sept. 20 at Sawyer Point from 3 –… Read more »

CancerFree Kids: Krispy Kindness

CancerFREE Kids has started a new initiative to help raise awareness and funds — Krispy Kindness. Kids can bake up goodies to sell.

Breakfast for Kids

Experts say breakfast is the most important meal of the day for kids to get their brains going before their school day. Breakfast for kids can be easy and fun. Here a few ideas they are sure to dig.   PEACHY KEEN OATMEAL Ingredients: 2 cups quick cooking rolled oats 3-1/2 cups milk 1/8 teaspoon… Read more »

Envelope Pencil Holder

Make an envelope (or use a store bought one) to fashion to your binder as a pencil holder so they’re ready when it’s time for homework! This pencil holder is easy to do and a simple solution to finding a pencil when it’s time to do your homework! What You Need Envelope (or cardstock to… Read more »

Visitor Appreciation at Cincinnati Zoo

Head to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for Visitor Appreciation Days this month, Aug. 22 – 24. Families can enjoy half-priced admission and parking to one of the top zoos in the country. Come see Cincinnati Zoo’s newest signature exhibit, Painted Dog Valley (pictured; photo courtesy of Cincinnati Zoo). General admission tickets are normally… Read more »

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