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: The Silver Diva


A trip to The Silver Diva has been on my wish list for months. Yes, months! When my kids and I created our summer wish list I made sure The Silver Diva topped the list. My kids have been working their gross motor skills by running, jumping, skipping, and biking, but it was time for… Read more »

Mom Report: The Red Balloon Cafe + Play


I recently took my kids to The Red Balloon Café + Play and they had a blast! They enjoyed the different areas (designed for kids ages 1 to 6) where they could play and I enjoyed how everything flowed into one another. There are different areas to play in the large room (fine motor, gross… Read more »

Dining Out With Kids


It was a few years back, but I recall the immediate anxiety I had when we loaded up our son to dine out for the first time as a family of three. I remember worrying about him waking up, screaming at the top of his lungs, wanting to eat, forgetting a pacifier, having a massive… Read more »

Mom Report: The Donut Trail


Usually when you hear the word “trail” you immediately think bike or hiking trail, but did you know there is another kind of trail in Butler County? A tasty DONUT TRAIL! My son woke up one Wednesday and declared that it was “Donut Wednesday!” … his word play on “Taco Tuesday!” I figured, “Why not?”… Read more »

Mom Report: Kids Bowl Free


There is nothing quite like watching my almost 3-year-old daughter hurl a bowling ball down a lane … and watching it fly at a wicked three miles per hour. It literally crawled down the lane every time. I often was holding my breath just hoping it made it to the end and luckily it did… Read more »

A Summer Olympic Games Party


Are you ready for the Summer Olympic Games?  Get ready to go for the gold with an Olympic-themed play date with pint-sized Olympic crafts, snacks and activities.  It’s a perfect way to get kids excited about the sports, their nation, medals, and of course, friendly competition!  The Summer Olympics start Friday, Aug. 5, and run… Read more »

Kid Report: Top This Donut Bar


When I walked in the first thing I saw and smelled were donuts. First, you decided on what you want. You can get donuts, cinnamon rolls, rice crispy bar, or a cookie. Then you tell the donut people what you want them to dip your treat in. I saw vanilla, strawberry, caramel, and a chocolate… Read more »

Kid Report! Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt


Mom Reporter Tina Pratt took her son to Menchie’s — apparently, she has been holding out on him when it comes to frozen yogurt!  From our budding reporter: “There is frozen yogurt at Menchie’s. There are like 51 flavors (Mom’s note: Slight 5-year-old exaggeration, but there are a lot of flavors!) of frozen yogurt you… Read more »

Alpha Dates with Kids


Places to take kids for every letter of the alphabet! Make memorable dates with them that will last forever.

Mom Report: Newport Aquarium


Recently, I scheduled a special day for my daughter. A day where she got to pick EVERYTHING we did from the moment we woke up. My daughter, among other things, requested to “waddle with penguins.” Yep. Waddle with penguins. I felt like my two-and-a-half-year-old was attempting to call my bluff on the “you get to… Read more »

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