Tina Pratt Tina Pratt

Tina Pratt is the mom of two littles. She is a former PreK- 5 special education teacher that now works as a behavior coach. She enjoys being a tourist in her own town and finding ways to embed lessons into everyday fun!

Self Advocacy for the Win


The Cone just re-opened for the season, and if you have been to the Cone, you know how exciting that is! My in-laws were visiting and they treated my kids to a tasty treat. Even though it was a pretty cold and windy day, they were excited to go to one of their favorite places…. Read more »

Sleep for the Ages


“Sleep is like the unicorn – it is rumored to exist, but I doubt I will see any.” – Dr. Seuss

Mom Report: Goldfish Swim School


Before I could even open the door, I heard a “woooooaaaaaaahhhhhhh” escape both of my kids. They caught a glimpse of the inside of the new Goldfish Swim School facility in West Chester. Walking in is like stepping into a “vacation destination.” The bright colors, friendly staff, and amenities are all welcoming. After getting a… Read more »

Mom Report: TinkerTANK


Calling all parents, PTO members, and schools that want kids to have some STEM* based fun during their school day. Check out Butler County Educational Service Center’s new TinkerTANK. Recently, my son participated in the first TinkerTANK makerspace night at Butler County ESC and he talked about it ALL weekend. I originally planned on dropping him… Read more »

Mom Report: Big Shots Sports Training


Bump, set, spike, dribble, pass, kick and putt!  My 6-year-old is a sports fanatic!  He loves testing his skills in sports he knows as well as trying out new ones.  Whether you’re looking to practice for a specific sport or a little bit for many sports, Big Shots is your place to go!  Located in… Read more »

The Language of Love


With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this self-diagnosed OCD momma is already obsessively searching and pinning cute Valentine’s cards, themed snacks, party games, and gifts for my family. Although my kiddos know that I love them dearly (I mean … I did tattoo their names on my side), I want to celebrate my love… Read more »

Food Fight!


Refusal to eat, negotiations, separate meals, tears? Does that sound like your mealtime? Dinner time may have been the most stressful time of day in our house before we implemented a few behavior strategies. Meals consisted of my son telling us he didn’t like the food that was on his plate … which he of… Read more »

Mom Report: Santa at Liberty Center Mall


I BELIEVE!!! Santa does exist and he is at Liberty Center Mall! From his rosy cheeks, beard, and “Ho, Ho, Ho!” I knew he was real and so did my kids. My kids patiently waited in line as Santa made every child feel special and gave them the time that they needed to share their… Read more »

Mom Report: Cincinnati Gymnastics Academy


This year my oldest will be 6. SIX! I enjoy celebrating birthdays and planning celebrations around their current interests … right now, my son really likes Lego Ninjago and Pokémon. When I asked him what he wanted to do for his birthday, I was not surprised when he said, “Do a Ninja Course.” It was… Read more »

Kid Report: Lego Clubs


(as scribed by Mom) I love Legos. Like REALLY love Legos. My mom finds me different places to go to build and play with them. My library has a Lego club where I get to play with other kids who like Legos too. This month we looked at Lego books about vehicles. Then we worked… Read more »