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!

Mom Report: Passport to Your National Park


I am a collector of many things. I have a plethora of sharpies, shoes, and I enjoy collecting my Starbucks stars for free drinks. Now, along with my kids, I am a collector of National Parks stamps! This summer we took a trip to Gatlinburg, TN, with our children’s Godparents. We visited the Smokey Mountains… Read more »

Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?


The school year started out great, but now your child is struggling. What happened? He doesn’t quite understand the new concept, he’s definitely down in the dumps, avoiding his homework … you’re at a loss.    When teachers start getting into their curriculum, things move fast. If a child gets behind, it can be difficult… Read more »

Real Cooking Princess Cakes


Real Cooking hit the nail on the head with their new Princess Cake set! What little girl doesn’t love baking and princesses? Real Cooking combined the two and created a kid friendly kit with real cake mix. The kit has everything you need except for milk, an egg, and butter. My favorite 3-year-old was able… Read more »

Mom Report: The Pottery Place


When life seems too busy and too rushed, take a detour and stop at The Pottery Place! Recently, after running errand after errand with my kids, I took a detour and stopped at The Pottery Place in Liberty Township. It was EXACTLY what we needed! We entered the building and began checking out all of… Read more »

Mom Report: 16 Bit


I remember the sheer excitement I felt the day my dad walked into the house with our first Nintendo System. It took my mind off of how uncomfortable I was … at the time I was covered in chicken pox! I spent the week in front of the TV learning how to play Duck Hunt… Read more »

Mom Report: Delicious Design Cookie Camp


7 a.m. (in a loud “whisper”): “MOM! Is it time for cookie camp yet?” Repeat at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., and so on! Needless to say, my daughter was excited for her first cookie camp at Delicious Designs Cookies. I registered her for the two-hour drop-off experience and immediately she began the countdown and rubbing it… Read more »

Milestones


I kept my son’s baby book next to my bed as a reminder to fill out each and every milestone he accomplished. From his first smile, the first time he sat alone, his first steps, his first tooth, and more. I did my best to document each and every milestone. It was exhausting, and I’ll… Read more »

A Token Economy


“My mom never buys me anything,” my son shared with his friend during a recent playdate. I literally laughed out loud and thought to myself (oozing with sarcasm), “Right. I NEVER buy you ANYTHING.” As I went to open my mouth to “bump his words” and comment on how rough his life is, he finished… Read more »

Mom Report: Indianapolis Zoo


A trip to the zoo can be more than a fun time, it can be a great way to teach your children new vocabulary words, about animal habitats, the food they eat, and the problems animals face in the wild. We are proud members of the Cincinnati Zoo and try to go at least a… Read more »

Mom Report: Rentschler Forest MetroPark


My family has been to Rentschler Forest MetroPark (5701 Reigart Road) one time in the past, but we only visited the children’s play area. Recently, we were invited on a weekend hike through one of the many trails that the park has to offer and we happily accepted as we wanted to explore more of… Read more »

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