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Mom Report: TCT’s Cinderella

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Are you looking for a creative gift this holiday season? Give the gift of experience and treat your loved ones to an event that will have them laughing and smiling. Gift them tickets to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati performances! Currently, trampling the main stage at the Taft is Doris and Pearl, the stepsisters, in… Read more »

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Mom Report: CMC Winter Break Camp

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Need an idea for the kids over Winter Break?  Cincinnati Museum Center will host a variety of day camps for the kiddos — Mom reporter Amanda Ciani got a sneak peek of what families can expect when her Kindergartner attend a recent day camp over Thanksgiving break.  Upon asking my Kindergartener if he had a… Read more »

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100 Things to See in the Night Sky

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Cincinnati Observatory astronomer Dean Regas shares the universe in his new book, 100 Things to See in the Night Sky, a beginner’s guide to star-gazing.  Readers will learn how to observe the Sun safely, the phases of the moon, and how to spot planets with the naked eye as well as telescopes.  Then visit the… Read more »

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Things We Like: Toy Edition

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The holidays are upon us, and that means coming up with awesome gifts to make little ones smile all season long.  Check out our Annual Holiday Toy Guide for toys that spark imaginative play, and find more ideas below.    Mirari® Shelby Ages 9M+ Playmonster.com $19.99 Drop the balls into an adorable snail’s shell and… Read more »

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Playhouse in the Park’s A Christmas Carol

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Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s annual production of A Christmas Carol came to life on stage this past weekend for its 27th season.  The beloved story will be performed through Dec. 30 in the Robert S. Marx Theatre.  Starring Bruce Comer who plays the titular role for the 13th time, the Dickens’ classic features hundreds… Read more »

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The Boodle Box!

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I have three wonderful sons in my life. They are energetic, loud, and loads of fun! However, when I get a chance to spend time with my 9-year-old niece, I enjoy and savor the “girl” time. I also have a blast any time I am able to do some shopping for glitzy, glamorous items! I… Read more »

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DabitZ!

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They had them at “dab!” My children were dabbing and giggling as I carefully opened our DabitZ set and read the directions. The directions were well organized and easy to follow, which allowed me to get my son up and going within minutes. The set included the pixel templates, vellum, and special “dabbing” markers that… Read more »

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Baby Picks!

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In the past six years, I have been pregnant for 27 months (that is 2 ¼ years of flutters, excitement, great hair, and excruciating back pain), and I have nursed for 47 months (that is 3 ¾ years of bonding, free food, yanking, blebs, and bottle issues). If you do the math, I have been… Read more »

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Week 6: Time for Rehearsals!

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The Creative Toddlers have been hard at work for the past six weeks of classes. They’ve danced, sang, acted, and, of course, had LOTS of fun. At the end of week five, they were sent home with “scripts,” and this week, we were sent a video link to help the kiddos with their dance at… Read more »

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Emmy’s Organic Coconut Cookies

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For some odd reason, I carry a belief that I don’t like coconut.  Then I try something with coconut and realize that I actually find it pretty delightful.  So goes with Emmy’s Organics Coconut Cookies — organic, gluten-free, soy-free, vegan cookies. Fans of coconut (and even semi-fans) will love these soft, bite-sized cookies that come… Read more »

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