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.

Mom Report: Jack-O-Lantern Junction


EnterTRAINment Junction is a unique attraction located in West Chester, OH, off of the Tylersville exit on Interstate 75. EnterTRAINment Junction has something for all ages and interests! Its name speaks for itself. Patrons are entertained in the presence of trains. It is truly one of a kind experience. Last Friday, my family went to… Read more »

Mom Report: Castle Skateland


We go to lot of parks and do outdoor activities, which is fantastic, but sometimes it is nice to do something different especially for those hot, rainy and cold days. One day it hit me that I have not been roller skating since high school. I thought about how much fun it was and what… Read more »

Mom Report: Skystar Ferris Wheel


My family had the privilege of being some of the first people to ride on the Skystar Observation Wheel (55 E. Freedom Way Cincinnati, OH 45202) on opening day, Saturday September 1. The Skystar is a portable ferris wheel that has 36 gondolas, each enclosed gondola cycles four times. The views of downtown Cincinnati and… Read more »

Mom Report: Lake Isabella


Lake Isabella is an east side hidden treasure. Most have heard of it for its fishing but fail to realize this park has much more to offer. Although you are right near Interstate 275 off of Loveland Madeira Road, you will feel like you are at some remote campground. This past week, I took my… Read more »

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 »

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