Cincinnati Family Magazine

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 | warmze.com |$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 »

Old T-Shirt = New Headband


Turn those old T-shirts into cute headbands for kids. What You’ll Need Old T-shirt Scissors What You’ll Do Grab a T-shirt you’ll never use again and a pair of scissors. Cut three strips across the bottom of the shirt. Cut one little strip from the shirt and thread it through the folded ends of your… Read more »

School Open Houses


Bethany School 555 Albion Ave. | 513-771-7462 | bethanyschool.org Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 – 4 p.m. Children’s Meeting House Montessori 927 O’Bannonville Road, Loveland | 513-683-4757 | cmhschool.com Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 – 4 p.m. Cincinnati Christian Schools 7474 Morris Road, Hamilton | 513-892-8500 | cincinnatichristian.org Sunday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Cincinnati  Hills Christian Academy… Read more »

The Meaning of School Awards


Schools compete for awards year-round, but what does it mean to be a National Blue Ribbon School or for a preschool to have a three-star ranking?  While there are many ways to earn recognition for a program’s quality, here are a few awards to keep an eye out for: National Blue Ribbon Schools Program www2.ed.gov/programs/nclbbrs… Read more »

Tutor To The Rescue


Parents eager to see their children succeed will prioritize paying anywhere from $20 to $100 an hour for scholastic support.

A Festive New Year’s Eve


Many of you will be getting ready for a big party tonight while others may have something simple planned at home with their family. Either way, we want everyone to have a safe and FUN New Year’s Eve! To help have a festive New Year’s Eve with the little ones, here are a couple games… Read more »

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