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Mom Report: MidPointe Library

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When you think of the library, what often comes to mind is story time and checking out books. While this may be true, libraries offer a whole lot more than that! Take the Butler County MidPointe Library system, for example. MidPointe Library consists of four branches spread throughout Butler County, including West Chester, Middletown, Monroe,… Read more »

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What’s in Your Hiking Bag?

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Hats. Sunglasses. Water bottles. Tissues. Hand Sanitizer. Sunscreen. Band-aids. Chap Stick. Instant Bug Bite Relief.  We do a lot of hiking! On a normal week we hike at least twice! It’s important that we keep our bag packed and ready to go. We usually end up rushing out the door as soon as we realize we… Read more »

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Mom Report: Cincinnati Nature Center

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Some of my fondest memories growing up involve digging in the mud, hiking through the woods behind my house, building forts out of random logs, and searching for frogs around the pond in my backyard. Now, I live in a subdivision with my two kids and we don’t have a pond, the mud, or the… Read more »

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Mom Report: Rabbit Hash General Store

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One of my favorite adventures as a child is one that I recreate with my own children now — a country drive with the windows down, and a visit to the Rabbit Hash General Store. I was devastated when the original General Store burnt down in February 2016. But the store has been restored to its… Read more »

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Kid Report: Flash Photography

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Picture taking can be a drag for plenty of kids, but 6-year-old Landon gave us the scoop on where it’s a blast!   “We went to a place called Flash Photography. We got to go around and pick out different “stages” (backdrops) for our pictures. I picked one with candy and another one with bunnies…. Read more »

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Mother Daughter Weekend Retreat

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I enjoy doing things with just my daughter and also just with my son. I love the one on one time with each of them where they can get my full undivided attention. Coming in May, I will enjoy a weekend of bonding with just my daughter. We will be attending the My 31 Sisters… Read more »

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Make Your Weekend Plans!

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Need some ideas for the coming weekend?  We’ve got you covered!  Check out a plethora of family friendly activities for March 25 and 26, including the opening of the Krohn Conservatory’s annual Butterfly Show!     Saturday, March 25 2017 KROHN CONSERVATORY BUTTERFLY SHOW: THE MAJESTIC MONARCH The Krohn staff has created an amazing exhibit… Read more »

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Mom Report: Painting With a Twist

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My youngest, Jax, and I have been growing extra close this school year. With every Friday off, we get so much extra quality time. It has been amazing watching him learn and grow over the fall and winter … but the extra day with Jax has made me feel a little off balance between my boys…. Read more »

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Mom Report: Play at Tri-County Mall

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If you have not noticed, the weather is ever changing in Cincinnati. Just in the past week, our weather has ranged from 70 degrees to tornadoes. My daffodils are coming up but today it sure did not feel like Spring outside. Like most kids, if my daughter does not get to run around she gets… Read more »

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Mom Report: Goldfish Swim School

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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 »

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