Cincinnati Family Magazine

Make Fitness Fun!


By Debbe Geiger  Being active comes naturally to Alexander Bruni. When he’s not playing soccer, karate or T-ball, the 5-year-old is at the park with his dad, kicking balls around, playing tag or hitting a few baseballs. While they have fun together, Paul Bruni says he also teaches Alexander a valuable lesson: exercise is fun,… Read more »

At What Age Braces?


Early intervention may make all the difference in your child’s treatment.

5 Valentine Movies to Watch With Kids


Love makes the world go ’round, so be sure to snuggle up for a loving family movie night! Since tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day, set the scene for the kids with a little romance! There are lots of great movies with love themes, but some of Disney’s best for kids of all ages are: Lady and the… Read more »

5 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day With Your Kids


Celebrate Love with Your Kids — It’s the LOVING thing to do! Valentine’s Day provides a great reason for SHOWING YOUR LOVE! Lead the way at home by getting into it in the next couple of days. Here’s what you can do … and your kids will LOVE your for it! Start a Tradition This… Read more »

Love Suckers!


What You’ll Need •  Suckers •  Red Felt •  Hot Glue •  Scissors •  Ribbon •  Foam Stickers   What You’ll Do 1. Grab a piece of felt and set a sucker down on it. 2. Take another piece of felt and lay it down over the top. 3. Feel for the edges of the… Read more »

Chicken Pita Pizzas


Makes 4 pita pizzas. Recipe courtesy of Cari Coulter, RD, LD from wellspringcamps.com Ingredients: 4 6-inch low-fat pitas 8 Tbsp fat-free cream cheese 8 Tbsp marinara sauce 1 cup diced tomato 2 cups chopped broccoli 8 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced and sauteed with non-fat spray 4 oz fat-free mozzarella cheese Directions: 1. Preheat… Read more »

Earthy Wood Coasters


Did you know that Lowe’s has craft wood, too! We found these circle wood pieces for pretty cheap. Here’s the craft we made with them. What You’ll Need Wood circle pieces Foam sheet Glue (preferably hot glue) Scissors Moss What You’ll Do Glue your circles to the foam sheet starting at the edge. We made… Read more »

3 Things You Should NEVER Do for Your Kids


How do you raise confident, independent and self-reliant, kids? It takes a lot of love and time, experts say. But also, starting from an early age, there are a few big things you can do that will help them discover confidence and independence on their own. While it may be tempting to do some things… Read more »

Stuffed Hamburgers


Ingredients:  1 lb lean ground beef 1 1/2 teaspoons your favorite seasoning salt 3 ounces cream cheese 1 tablespoon prepared mustard 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish Directions: 1 Mix seasoned salt into ground beef. 2 Separate beef into four parts. 3 Take one fourth of the beef mixture and split in half. 4 Flatten each one… Read more »

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