Cincinnati Family Magazine

Light Up Your Valentine

This Bright Light heart pillow is just the thing for your child to cuddle up to on Valentine’s Day as a reminder of your warmth and love. Bright Light Pillow Pink Beating Heart Idea Village | | $19.99 Forget the night light and give your child a heart … a glowing, pillow heart that is. Filled… Read more »

Safe Smartphone Set Up for Kids

You’ve given in and gotten your child a smartphone, but hold on a sec. Don’t just give it to him and walk away. Safe smartphone set up for kids is important. Here’s what you should do: • Choose a password together so you can both access the device. • Set up his Contacts with key… Read more »

Sweet Maple Sugar

Travel back in time to the 1850s during Sugar Camp to learn how to make maple sugar syrup and more.

Local Attractions at a Great Price

During the month of February, two kids ages 12 and younger get in free with each adult paying full price at the Newport Aquarium (1 Aquarium Way, Newport). Watch a dive show, pet a shark and get a look at two white alligators, Snowball and Snowflake, before they leave at the end of the month…. Read more »

Breastfeeding Mom Must Haves

Breastfeeding mothers … you’ll want these must haves! Cool products to ease breastfeeding sessions with Baby. Bliss Feeding Pillow Born Free | | $59.99 This comfy nursing pillow puts Baby at just the right height — no more bending over. It also features removable parts so you can customized the height, making this a three-stage nursing… Read more »

Ruffled Heart Magnet

Make something special for Valentine’s Day. This ruffled heart magnet is just the thing for hanging pretty pictures, cards and more on the fridge. It’s also a great gift for teachers! What You’ll Need Round wooden discs (found at Lowe’s) Small magnets Hot glue Heart stickers Ribbon What You’ll Do Parents, carefully pleat and glue… Read more »

Keep Baby Bottles Warmze

The Warmze technique to keep baby bottles warm is fantastic. It’s easy and requires no electricity or battery power. Portable Bottle Warmer Warmze | |$14.99 I can’t tell you how many times I was out with my little baby and needed to warm a bottle. I would find the nearest restroom and run hot… 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 earthy wood coasters 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… Read more »

Sausage Pizza

Sausage Pizza   Ingredients: 1 package (19 ounces) Italian sausage links or (16 ounces) ground Italian sausage 1 cup pizza sauce 1/2 cup green pepper, chopped 1/2 cup red pepper, chopped 1 small can black olives 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided fresh basil 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Directions: Remove sausage from casing… Read more »

Toddlers and Sleep

Toddlers may not sleep the way you want them to, or go to bed as easily as you think they should … because of a little thing called melatonin. “No! No! I don’t wanna go to sweep!” your 3-year old may whine when you decide to start his bedtime routine. It’s a typical night at… Read more »

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