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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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Fun With a Paper Bag

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Nothing perplexes me more than when my children look at me, all doe-eyed, and say “Mom, I’m bored”  …What?! ….How?!  I. Do. Not. Comprehend.  Each floor of my home has drawers, cubes, chests, and closets filled with toys, costumes, games, arts and craft supplies, etc. Not to mention, both of my kids have their own… Read more »

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Top Ten Tips to Keep Your Resolutions

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It’s January–time to put those New Year’s resolutions to eat well into practice! Here are some tips to help make 2018 your best year ever from Union Institute & University. 1. Let MyPlate Be Your Guide: Confused about what to eat to stay healthy? Visit the website or download the easy to use app and… Read more »

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