Cincinnati Family Magazine

Paper Planes Take Flight

What kid doesn’t enjoy the thrill of folding an ordinary piece of paper into a cool airplane to sail through the air? And it’s even more fun if Mom and Dad get in on the action. John M. Collins’ new book, The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book (Ten Speed Press; March 2013; $16.99), is a must-have…. Read more »

Babies: Weird Way to Get a Rash

Guard against Baby getting hot and sticky in his carseat to avoid this strange rash. Car-seat dermatitis Little ones can get big, itchy rashes, including a newly recognized type known as car-seat dermatitis. The condition typically results from hot temperatures, sweaty surfaces, and a shiny, nylon-like car-seat material coming in contact with a baby’s skin…. Read more »

The Ultimate Boredom Buster

  Your kids will have no more excuses about nothing to do with this awesome book, Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun (Bloomsbury, 2012; $25). Authors Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen pack 352 pages with all sorts of fun things to do, all geared toward getting kids to unplug and engage with the broader… Read more »

10 Things We Know About Autism Today

With speech lessons, physical therapy and behavior training several hours daily, he’s now affectionate, social, talking, walking and in preschool. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, a here are ten important things we now know that offer parents insight: 1. High-quality early intervention for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can improve brain function. 2. Being nonverbal… Read more »

Understanding Autism

Parents have instincts and doctors have techniques, but early detection of autism is tricky. Here’s what you should know.

Chicken Pecan Fettuccine with Broccoli Italiano

Ingredients 2–3 green onions 1 lb boneless chicken tenders Large zip-top bag 8 oz fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon seasoned salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 teaspoon roasted garlic 1 cup fresh pre-sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup white wine 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup pecan pieces 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Prep Chop… Read more »

Quik Shade Canopy

Whether your family is beach bound for spring break or you need to shield yourself from the sun during your child’s outdoor sporting event or you need to cast a shady area in your backyard for your outdoor-loving tot, the Quik Shade Go Canopy is a must-have item. This portable, lightweight canopy is easy to… Read more »

10 Things Moms & Dads Should Have in the Car

All that driving of kids that you do? Time to be a savvy parent! Kids in the car? You bet! You’re a busy mom or dad and you drive A LOT. Here are the TOP 10 ITEMS YOU NEED IN THE CAR (along with your precious cargo!) to make life on the road that much… Read more »

Chicken-Pasta Skillet

What You Need 1 lb.  boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces 1 green pepper, cut into strips 1 small  onion, sliced 1-1/2 cups  water 2 cups  rotini pasta, uncooked 1 jar  (24 oz.) spaghetti sauce 1 cup  KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese Make It  COOK and stir chicken in large skillet sprayed with… Read more »


Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive craft! By the time the day arrives, you’ll have clovers all around with this easy-to-do project with the kiddos. What You’ll Need Construction paper Green tissue paper Glue Safety scissors Crayon   What You’ll Do Draw out a clover on your construction paper and cut it… Read more »

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