Susan Day

Susan Day is editor of Cincinnati Family Magazine and a mother of four.

Parmesan-Crusted Creamed Corn

Your kids will gobble up this tried-and-true recipe! The kids will eat what the kids will eat! But this is one recipe that’s sure to get them to the table on Thanksgiving and on other nights of the fall season! PARMESAN-CRUSTED CREAMED CORN Ingredients 6 Tablespoons unsalted buttter, metlted 2/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese… Read more »

Understand the Common Core

Many parents are still scrambling to make sense of the Common Core State Standards in place in local public schools. Here, we shed light on your questions and provide a mixed bag of “beefs” that many parents have mentioned. Best way to help your kids? Stay informed! 1) All this Common Core business! What is it… Read more »

Grow a Family Garden

Long before fast food nation became a way of life for many families come meal time, there was the family garden.

Little Kids With an Email Account?

An email account opens the world of social media to a youngster. Before setting your child up with email, decide what your family guidelines will be. Do it when they’re young in order to limit push back! Many parents realize all to well that their children have lively online social lives, but others do not…. Read more »

Family Bonding With a Social Network

So many of us are on Facebook — and it’s so OPEN — that lots of intimate families — moms, dads, aunts, uncles, grandmas and the like — are turned off by how many people outside of family can be on a “feed.” Connecting to family on Facebook can result in limited sharing between family… Read more »

5 Tips for Good Eating in Babyhood

Start Baby off onto the road of wonderful eating with these handy tips from the American Dietetic Association: 1) Feed him when he’s happy The best time to feed your little one solids is when he’s awake and feeling well. Make sure he’s hungry and that there aren’t a lot of distractions around. 2) Give… Read more »

Excess Screen Time Poses Health Risk to Kids

Experts around the world are now beginning to talk up limiting screen time for kids because of the threat of a sedentary lifestyle. Obesity in kids is by no means new and the amount of “screen” time kids have now is unprecedented and related to obesity, experts say. A 2011 study by the World Cancer… Read more »

Face Off! Little Kid Car Conflicts

While driving the car with your kids in the back seat, your 4-year-old tells your 5-year-old that he’s “a poopyhead,” and they start calling each other names until they are both very upset. What do you do? In the middle of the moment, it may be hard for you to realize this is perfectly normal… Read more »

Building Self Sufficient Kids

Preschool experts agree: kids are typically able to do more than many of us think. Here’s how you can encourage your youngster.

Baby’s Sex: To Find Out or NOT to Find Out?

You’re pregnant and it’s almost time for your ultrasound. Will you find out the sex of your baby? According to, recent surveys suggest that between 50 and 70 percent of expectant couples decide to find out the sex of their child before birth. That’s a high number that includes expectant parents in Middle Tennessee…. Read more »

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