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Intro to Drama With TCT

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A little over midway through the winter session, my son is loving drama! He has his lines and has been practicing on memorizing them for his class’s “Dinorella” show in May. On the trip down to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati this weekend, located on Red Bank Road, he shared that he enjoys acting and… Read more »

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Medela Makes Breastfeeding Easy

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Medela, maker of breast pumps, breast milk feeding products and more, recently introduced a new skill for Amazon Alexa. Now, breastfeeding moms can simply enable the skill and then ask Alexa for help with common questions about breastfeeding, storing breast milk, breast pumping and more. Answers have been developed by board-certified lactation consultants. Don’t have… Read more »

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Share-A-Plate Cincinnati

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Turner Farm and Whole Foods Market will present the first annual Share-A-Plate Cincinnati, a collection of citywide, community hosted dinner parties with the mission of raising awareness and funds for Cincinnati Children’s Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Build-It-Bites program, beginning the weekend of April 27-29, 2018. Annie Ilyinsky, Turner Farm board member and Share-A-Plate co-chair, points… Read more »

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Roller Derby Fun!

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Looking for a fun night out with your family or friends? Check out roller derby with the Cincinnati Rollergirls or the Black-n-Bluegrass Roller Girls! My husband and I, along with some friends, recently attended the Cincinnati Rollergirls home opener. The Cincinnati Rollergirls are in their twelfth season and their second year playing games at Schmidt… Read more »

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Baby Feeding Products by BBLuv

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I once had utopian dreams of what I would feed my future children. I recall a pretty lengthy list of foods I would never, ever feed my kids, too. There were also the parenting and feeding experts* who regularly chimed in to say what age babies should be fed solids and purees, and which foods… Read more »

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Real MVP Kids Book Series

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My family loves books. We just can’t get enough. My favorite kinds of books are books that teach life lessons and social emotional strategies in the story. Why are social emotional strategies important to me? Research shows that only about 20% of job success is related to intellectual intelligence and approximately 80% of success is… Read more »

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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

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As the curtains closed and the lights came back on, my daughter exclaimed, “WOW! That was SO cool!” I’m pretty sure she said exactly what everyone was thinking. I agreed with her! As a mother and a former special education teacher, I found the musical to be fun, entertaining, and chock-full of situations of how… Read more »

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Indoor Skydiving Coming to Liberty Center

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Adrenaline junkies can delight in the news that iFLY, an indoor skydiving experience, is coming to Liberty Center later this year. Adventurers as young as 3 will be ale to experience a vertical wind tunnel where they’ll float on a cushion of air.  Training and equipment are all included in admission, and there’s a flight… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day Crafts

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and many of you may be wondering what you can do with your children to spread some love. These three crafts can be made using items you probably have around the house, or can easily find at your local dollar store. Whether it be a substitute for candy… Read more »

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