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Mom Report: Blue Cocoon

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This past week I have attended two play dates where I did not get to connect with my friends because everyone was looking after their kids. That is not a bad thing, but I am learning that certain environments are more conducive for an actual conversation to happen when kids are around.  The Blue Cocoon… Read more »

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Mom Report: Raptor Inc.

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                  Raptor Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate injured birds native to the area and educate the general public about the importance of these birds. They host monthly open houses at their main site in Milford every fourth Sunday of the month where there are tours and learning activities… Read more »

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Mom Report: Passport to Your National Park

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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 »

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Mom Report: Pyramid Hill

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Pyramid Hill is an art lover’s paradise, but there is something there for everyone. This 300-acre sculpture park rests near the Great Miami River in Hamilton, Ohio. The park has approximately 70 sculptures that observers can interact with through the free app Otocast. The app plays a recording of the artist talking about their sculpture…. Read more »

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Mom Report: The Pottery Place

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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 »

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A Total Eclipse of the Sun

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It’s a total eclipse of the sun, and you don’t want to miss it. On Monday, August 21, North America will see its first solar eclipse in almost 100 years. For this once-in-a-lifetime event, institutions across the Tristate area are throwing a soiree. To ensure that you don’t miss out on the big event, here… Read more »

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Mom Report: 16 Bit

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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 »

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Mom Report: Delicious Design Cookie Camp

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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 »

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Mom Report: The Beach Waterpark

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Summer is sizzling, so why not beat the heat and check out The Beach Waterpark with your entire family! The Beach has something for every member of your family, whether they seek adventure or relaxation. Recently my family visited The Beach, and we all found something to suit our summer fun needs.   For toddlers,… Read more »

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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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