Cincinnati Family Magazine

Confidence Boosters for Kids

Ditch the empty praise and start giving your kids opportunities to help them grow inwardly, experts say. Busy moms and dads who want to try and boost their child’s confidence may often toss out compliments and praise just for the heck of it, only those empty-handed efforts are to no avail. If you REALLY want… Read more »

How to Spot a Drowning Child

When a child’s in trouble in the water, she’s more likely to be quiet than hollering for help. Learn about drowning prevention. When it comes to children in bodies of water, splashing and horsing around is almost always a GOOD sign. It’s the silent head-just-above-the-water kids you need to keep an eye on. Here’s hot… Read more »

Easy Metal Relief Art

Those really pretty, metal relief pictures can easily be done at home … without using metal! What You’ll Need Foil tape Card stock or any surface to cover Blunt object (bottom of paintbrush, dull pencil, etc.) What You’ll Do Take your foil tape and cut a piece to fit the area you want to cover…. Read more »

Drink from the Bubi

The Bübi Bottle that is. A fun new way to drink water from a reusable container! Bübi | 14 oz bottle $16.99; 22 oz bottle $24.99 When it comes to getting kids to drink more water, handing them a bottle of water from the store is just not as … fun. So, give the Bübi a… Read more »


Ingredients for Goulash 2 pounds lean ground beef 2 large yellow onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 cups water 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons dried Italian herb seasoning 3 bay leaves 1 tablespoon seasoned salt, or to taste 2 cups uncooked… Read more »

Mark It With Ribbon Bookmarks

You can easily create personalized ribbon bookmarks for you or to give as gifts. Ribbon bookmarks are a fun way to keep your place in your favorite reading book. These colorful bookmarks are different and add a special touch. What You Need Ribbon (varying colors and sizes) Hotglue Wooden disc Hair band What You Do… Read more »

Play Space for Babies

You always need options for your baby’s curiosity. Skip * Hop’s Playspots and Funspot Activity pieces make a delightful play space for babies. Have you seen the Playspot Foam Tiles? These inner-locking foam pieces make for a great new way to provide a play space for babies, but now you can take it even one step… Read more »

Make Life Easier with a Baby

Life with a new baby is often overwhelming, but some things can be simplified to make things go more smoothly.


“THINGS TO DO” TAKES THE GOLD National Awards Banquet “THINGS TO DO” is THE BEST family calendar in town according to the Missouri School of Journalism judges headed up by Professor Daryl Moen. National awards were given out last month at the Parenting Media Association’s annual award’s banquet. Cincinnati Family and NKY Family raked in… Read more »

eos is Spring Smoothness for Lips

The eos spring collection is here and reveals its unique tiny mountain of lip balm inside each cute little sphere! The eos Smooth Sphere Lip Balm Spring Collection It’s Evolution of Smooth (eos)! My sister absolutely LOVES this lip balm. And, since I was in need of something fresh and new, I tried it out for… Read more »

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