Susie Dyson Susie Dyson

Susie Dyson lives in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati with her husband and three kids. She has a 4-year-old, 2-year-old, and a new baby! Together, they like to explore new things in Cincinnati as well as favorite places like Home of the Brave Park and Glenwood Gardens. Susie is a former High School teacher and now stays at home with her kids. She also enjoys running, being outside, spending time with family and friends, participating in her church's activities, and drinking coffee.

Bubba and Boo


Some kids CD’s are a headache for parents to listen to and those are the ones kids want to hear over and over again.  This is not the case with Megan Schoenbaum’s “Bubba and Boo”! My kids really enjoyed listening to her music. It was great to play during breakfast and getting everyone out the… Read more »

Princess Tea Party: Simple Yet Elegant


Sister Bear was overwhelmed and had “Too Much Birthday.” I feel for her every time I read that book.  That is why I opted to keep a low key birthday for my 4-year-old.  She wanted a princesses themed tea party.  Everyone was encouraged to wear either their favorite princess outfit or a pretty dress.  We… Read more »

On Nap Time Struggles


Once upon a time I had my first child and they took a two-hour nap and slept ten hours each night without waking up.  Then I had a second child and both of them napped at the same time and slept through the night.  Life was good and I felt like I had it made. … Read more »

Mom Report: Loveland Farmers Market


I love the Spring and Summer when fresh, local  produce is available! There are lots of stands by the side of the road and markets around town but one of my favorite places to go is the Loveland Farmers Market. It is held every Tuesday from 3-6:30 pm at 205 Broadway Street from May to October. The market features… Read more »

Mom Report: Great Parks’ Mystery Dinner


                  Looking for a unique date night experience? Then look no further than the Great Parks Mystery Dinners. This past weekend my husband and I went to Hog Heaven at the Mill Race Banquet Center at the Winton Woods Golf Course. It is a very nice venue and many weddings and other events are held… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden


March offers some unpredictable weather so while the forecast is looking sunny and dry take advantage of the programming at Highfield Discovery Center at Glenwood Gardens (10397 Springfield Pike)! The current program is all about Maple Sugar and how it is tapped from trees and made into delicious maple syrup. The classroom is set up… Read more »

Mom Report: Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve


Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) is a hidden treasure off of Colerain Avenue that many people may drive by each day without even realizing it is there! This small nature preserve boasts big activities. For example, this past weekend it hosted Maple Sugar Days. There were demonstrations of how trees are tapped and how… Read more »

Mom Report: Syrian Shrine Circus


The Syrian Shrine Circus is a one of a kind event. There are acts of all sorts and not a dull moment goes by! The circus starts off with the National Anthem and a warm welcome from the Ringmaster. Some of the exciting acts include Bengal Tigers and an impressive routine where they all lay… Read more »

Mom Report: Great Parks of Hamilton County


The Great Parks System (greatparks.org) is an amazing resource to have in the Tristate. Often playgrounds and hiking is what is most associated with these Hamilton County parks. Though I use the park system for these two activities, I have recently been very impressed with their educational programming. Earlier this month, I attended two events… Read more »

Mom Report: Nights of Lights at Coney Island


                  Head down to the river and enjoy Nights of Lights at Coney Island. Coney Island is often associated with Riverbend but it also hosts a drive-through light display. This two-mile stretch of lights will be sure to entertain you and the whole family! Be sure to come early as lines can be long but… Read more »

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