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: Raptor Inc.


                  Raptor Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate injured birds native to the area and educate the general public about the importance of these birds. They host monthly open houses at their main site in Milford every fourth Sunday of the month where there are tours and learning activities… Read more »

Mom Report: Pyramid Hill


Pyramid Hill is an art lover’s paradise, but there is something there for everyone. This 300-acre sculpture park rests near the Great Miami River in Hamilton, Ohio. The park has approximately 70 sculptures that observers can interact with through the free app Otocast. The app plays a recording of the artist talking about their sculpture…. Read more »

Hubbard Update!


My daughter has been doing swim lessons for four months now and is doing great. She always looks forward to them and asks me almost every day when she gets to go again.  I have noticed that what she has learned at swim lessons is carrying over to recreational swim when we go to the… Read more »

Mom Report: Liberty Center


Splash pads are the latest rage and Cincinnati has a good variety. The Great Parks Of Hamilton County have theme-based ones with different water stations and slides. Beechwood Acres in Anderson has fun old-town themed one. Home of the Brave in Symmes has squirt guns and a rainbow where water pours out. Washington Park is all the… Read more »

Time Savers, Part 2: Dream Dinners


                  Do you dread 6 o’clock when everyone is hungry and you still have no clue what you are making for dinner or even if you have anything to prepare for dinner? Dream Dinners is a practical solution for busy families who value connecting over a healthy meal. Dream Dinners has four locations in Cincinnati… Read more »

Mom Report: Redbird Hollow


                  My husband and I have enjoyed hiking since before we were married. The business of life and small kids makes it harder to drive to Alaska and hike (yes, we did that for our honeymoon!), but that does not mean there are not great local spots to hike! Recently a friend suggested we check… Read more »

Time Savers, Part 1: Drive Thrus


I need more time! Everyone has the same amount of time in a day, so it boils down to how we use our time. Sometimes I have learned to think smarter, not harder! I have learned a few time savers from my own experience as well talking to other people. In these next few posts… Read more »

What’s Happening at Sharonville Library


Sharonville Library is one of the great libraries that is a part of the nationally ranked Hamilton County Library system in Cincinnati! Sharonville is conveniently located in the 275 loop and has programming that is appealing to a variety of ages. For example, there are weekly story times and activities for teens, such as crafts… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden


                  Behind the McDonalds on 747 lies a hidden gem. Glenwood Gardens, a Hamilton County Park, has lovely gardens and a walking paths that makes you feel like you are somewhere in Europe. In addition to the gardens and trails the park also hosts the Highfield Discovery Center, which is a non-traditional playground that has… Read more »

Swimming Along at Hubbard Family Swim School


Kids First houses the Hubbard Family Swim School. The bright colors of the building attract people as they drive by! I was not quite sure what to expect but it was very easy to figure out where I was supposed to go once I got inside. The Hubbard Family Swim School was at the front… Read more »

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