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Mom Report: Liberty Center

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Splash pads are the latest rage and Cincinnati has a good variety. The Great Parks Of Hamilton County have theme-based ones with different water stations and slides. Beechwood Acres in Anderson has fun old-town themed one. Home of the Brave in Symmes has squirt guns and a rainbow where water pours out. Washington Park is all the… Read more »

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Mom Report: Rockin’ Jump!

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Whether it’s a rainy day, blistering hot day, or just a day where you’re looking for something new to wear the kids out, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park is the place to be. My family checked out the new Colerain Avenue location, and let me tell you, we all had a blast, and we are all… Read more »

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Mom Report: Redbird Hollow

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                  My husband and I have enjoyed hiking since before we were married. The business of life and small kids makes it harder to drive to Alaska and hike (yes, we did that for our honeymoon!), but that does not mean there are not great local spots to hike! Recently a friend suggested we check… Read more »

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Mom Report: Indianapolis Zoo

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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 »

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Mom Report: Rentschler Forest MetroPark

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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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Mom Report: Walls of Books

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While flipping through our favorite magazine, of course Cincinnati Family, we noticed an ad for Walls of Books in West Chester. My kids and I knew we needed to check it out and find our next summer reading books! We stopped by the store on a Friday, which happens to be FREE Book Friday! On… Read more »

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Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden

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                  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 »

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Mom Report: The Cat in the Hat!

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Get your summer started off right with a trip to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati! Currently, at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank, families can purchase tickets to a childhood favorite, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat. The doors open up 45 minutes before show time and there are many activities for kids to… Read more »

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Free Fun in the Great Outdoors

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Let’s have a great day of outdoor fun with Great Parks Foundation during AdventureFest at Mitchell Memorial Forest on Saturday, June 3 from 12–8 p.m.   AdventureFest is a free community event for kids and adults who want to experience cool stuff to do in Great Parks!   Spanning more than 1,400 acres in western Hamilton County,… Read more »

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