Cincinnati Family Magazine

Fuzzy Wuzzy Notebook

Get ready for school by customizing your own notebook. Make it FUZZY! It’s a simple and easy thing to do, but needs help from a parent. What You Need Notebook with a board or sturdy cover Colorful pipe cleaners Hot blue Scissors Duct tape in a cool color or pattern What You Do With your… Read more »

Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti Ingredients 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil 3 cloves Garlic, Minced 1 whole Large Onion, Diced 1 pound Italian Sausage 1 pound Ground Beef 1 can (28 Ounce Can) Whole Tomatoes, With Juice 2 cans (14.5 Ounce) Tomato Sauce Or Marinara Sauce 2 teaspoons Italian Seasoning 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes Salt And Pepper, to… Read more »

Cook Healthier with T-Fal OptiGrill

We love to grill, but sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate. Try a healthier grilling with the T-Fal OptiGrill. T-fal OptiGrill | $179.99 Guys love to grill, right? And they hate it when it rains on the day they decide to do so. If he can’t grill in the outdoors, send him inside and let him… Read more »

Rockin’ Robots

What can you do with a bunch of skipping stones you found in the creek. A LOT! But here’s one idea. What You Need Flat rocks from the creek bed Silver paint Paint brush Lots of other bright colors of paint (or nail polish) What You Do Gather  lots of flat rocks while you’re out… Read more »

No More Whining!

Just about now kids are getting cabin fever from all of summer’s endlessness. But when whining sets in, parents can get testy. Here’s how to keep kids from becoming pests. With summer in full swing, whiney kids can sometimes push moms to the brink. Just don’t let that whining get your little ones what they want… Read more »

Patriotic Headband

This patriotic headband is an easy craft for kids and will add to their festive flair for your Fourth of July celebration! This is a pretty fast and easy craft to make for the Fourth of July! Your daughter will surely love this patriotic headband, too. What You Need Foam sticker sheets Scissors Plain plastic… Read more »

3 Keys to a Happy Child

Happy, optimistic children are the product of happy, optimistic homes. It seems more than anything else, parents want their children to be happy. But with all of the challenges kids and parents face, happiness is not just a given. Some kids are naturally happy and some are not, right? Not so fast … While temperament… Read more »

Growth Spurts 101

Why is Baby suddenly eating more, sleeping less and feeling cranky? Surprise! She’s growing. Comes a time with your baby that she’s suddenly eating more, needing more, growing more! Learn how to recognize what’s going on and when so you can be ready to meet her needs. Babies experience one of up to five growth spurts during… Read more »

Grilled Chicken Pineapple Sliders

Grilled Chicken Pineapple Sliders Ingredients 1 lemon, juiced 1 lime, juiced 1 tablespoon cider vinegar salt and pepper to taste Three skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut in half Six pineapple rings Two tablespoons teriyaki sauce Six Hawaiian bread rolls, split and toasted Six lettuce leaves, rinsed and dried Six red onion slices   Directions Whisk… Read more »

Chicken with Artichokes and Angel Hair

Chicken with Artichokes and Angel Hair Pasta   Ingredients Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 8 thin chicken cutlets (about 1 1/2 pounds total) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 can (14 ounces) artichoke hearts packed in water, rinsed, drained, and quartered 2 tablespoons rinsed and drained capers… Read more »

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