2018 Best of Parenting Winners, Cincinnati

AWARD WINNERS

A special thanks to all the businesses and services who help support this magazine and the parenting community – parents in Greater Cincinnati appreciate your continue efforts! Thanks also to all of the readers who participated in our annual Best of Parenting Awards.

Winners are shown in RED.  Finalists are shown in BLACK and are listed below the winners.

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Cincinnati | Northern Kentucky


Best Eats


Best Family Restaurant

Chick-fil-A

The Silver Spring House

Skyline Chili

 

Best Kids Eat Free

Gold Star

Bob Evans

Frisch’s Big Boy

 

Best Burger

Zip’s Cafe

The Silver Spring House

Quatman Cafe

 

Best Pizza

Dewey’s

Adriaticos

Pies and Pints

 

Best Ice Cream / FroYo

Greater’s Ice Cream

Aglamesis Brothers

The Cone


Best Parties


Best Party Entertainment

Charlie Cadabra

Party Princess Productions

Tippi Toes

 

Best Away From Home Party

Main Event

Mad Potter

Recreations Outlet

 

Best Destinations

Best Museum

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

Cincinnati Art Museum

Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

 

Best Local Park

Summit Park Blue Ash

Smale Riverfront Park

Voice of America MetroPark

 

Best Tourist Attraction

Cincinnati Zoo & Botantical Garden

The Beach Waterpark

Kings Island

 

Best Rainy Day Outing

Newport Aquarium

Recreations Outlet

The Red Balloon Cafe + Play

 

Best Place for Date Night

Cooper’s Hawk Winery

Great American Ball Park

Riverbend Music Center

 

Best Day Trip

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

COSI

Hocking Hills

 

Best Family Vacation

Walt Disney World

Destin FL

Gatlinburg TN

 

Best Sleep Away Camp

YMCA Camp Kern

YMCA Camp Campbell Gard

YMCA Camp Ernst

 

Best Day Camp

Cincinnati Parks Nature Day Camps

Cincinnati Nature Center

Kids First Sports Center


Best Shopping


Best Grocery

Jungle Jim’s International Market

Kroger

Trader Joe’s

 

Best Shopping Center/Mall

Kenwood Towne Centre

Liberty Center

Deerfield Towne Center

 

Best Toy Store

King Arthur’s Court Toys

EnterTRAINment Junction

Target

 

Best Book Store

Half Price Books

Barnes & Noble

Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore

 

Best Children’s Clothing Store

Once Upon a Child

Carter’s

The Children’s Place

 

Best Consignment/Resale

Once Upon a Child

Reruns for Wee Ones

Valley Thrift Store

 

Best Family Auto Dealer

Subaru of Kings Automall

Joe Morgan Honda

Kings Toyota


Best Personal Services


Best Day Spa

Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa

The Village Spa

The Woodhouse Day Spa

 

Best Family Haircuts

Junior Cuts

Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Salon Lofts

 

Best Family Photographer

Wendy Magee Photography

Clicks & Giggles

Flash Photography


Best Parenting Resources


Best Parenting Resource

Cincinnati Family Magazine

Beech Acres Parenting Center

Rosemary’s Babies


Best Enrichment


Best Child Care Center

Kids Works Creative Learning Center

The Gardner School of Blue Ash

Skidaddles

 

Best Preschool

Children’s Meeting House

The Seven Hills School: Hillsdale Campus

Summit Country Day

 

Best Tutoring/Learning Service

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati

Huntington Learning Center

Sylvan Learning

 

Best Dance Studio

Mason Dance Center

Dance Etc.

West Chester Academy

 

Best Gymnastics

West Chester Academy

The Little Gym

Perfection Gymnastics School

 

Best Martial Arts

Buckner Martial Arts

Master Arts America

Master K.Kim’s World Class TaeKwonDo

 

Best Music Instruction

West Chester Academy

The Music Factory

Songs for Seeds

 

Best Visual Arts Instruction

Cincinnati Art Museum

ArtsConnect

Painting with a Twist

 

Best Theater Instruction

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

The Children’s Theatre of Mason

School House of Music

 

Best Youth Sports Program

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

i9 Sports

Kids First Sports Center

 

Best Swim Lessons

Goldfish Swim School

Bear Paddle Swim School

YMCA


Best Health and Fitness


Best OB/GYN

Hilltop OB/GYN

Obstetrics and Gynecology and Associates

Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers

 

Best Pediatrician

Suburban Pediatric Associates

Muddy Creek Pediatrics

Northeast Cincinnati Pediatric Associates

 

Best Pediatric Dentist

Sea of Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

Elizabeth Mueller DDS and Associates

Montgomery Pediatric Dentistry

 

Best Orthodontist

Cassinelli and Shanker Orthodontics

Johnson Orthodontics

Kent Morris Orthodontics

 

Best Emergency Room

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Atrium Medical Center

UC Health West Chester

 

Best Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Bethesda North Hospital

UC Health West Chester

 

Best Place to Have a Baby

Bethesda North Hospital

The Christ Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital

 

Best Eye Care

Wing Eyecare

Cincinnati Eye Institute

Ritter-Hagee Doctors of Optometry

 

Best Fitness Center

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

The Mayerson JCC

Planet Fitness

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