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.
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 »
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 »
The Red Balloon Cafe is a gathering place — as one of the owners says, the goal is to promote community amongst multi generations. Parents, grandparents, and children/grandchildren can come and everyone can feel like they got to connect through creative play and good food. As much as possible, all of the food in the… Read more »
When you think of the library, what often comes to mind is story time and checking out books. While this may be true, libraries offer a whole lot more than that! Take the Butler County MidPointe Library system, for example. MidPointe Library consists of four branches spread throughout Butler County, including West Chester, Middletown, Monroe,… Read more »
Florida or bust! We were optimistic that our early departure would give us a head start to our destination. Also, that all of our stops would be short and sweet. Furthermore, we planned to drive through the night and arrive to sunny Florida in order to get an extra day of vacation and save a… Read more »
I love to take my kids adventuring as to provide them with enriching and exciting opportunities. Nonetheless, it is also important to me to teach my kids that they do not always have to be busy and to be content at home. When we are overscheduled they get cranky and my patience wanes fast. For… Read more »
If you have not noticed, the weather is ever changing in Cincinnati. Just in the past week, our weather has ranged from 70 degrees to tornadoes. My daffodils are coming up but today it sure did not feel like Spring outside. Like most kids, if my daughter does not get to run around she gets… Read more »