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Letterheads: An Eccentric Alphabet

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So here’s a super cool way to help your little ones learn the alphabet (and give you some unique art to admire at the same time)!  Letterheads: An Eccentric Alphabet is a new graphic design book by Stefan G. Bucher that all ages will appreciate.  Bucher used a 3D technology that creates molded and carved… Read more »

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WAITRESS Makes for a Great Girls’ Night Out!

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You’ll definitely want to grab the girls for this one — Waitress is a witty musical with catchy tunes that will take audiences from giggles to gasps in a story of love, escape from abuse, and of course, pies.  Inspired by the movie Waitress, the production was put together by an all-female creative team, including… Read more »

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B-Free Travel System

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The B-Free Travel System ($599.99) is the newest set from Britax and comes with an infant carrier, base and stroller.  The infant carrier has an anti-rebound bar for better stability in the event of an impact. The stroller folds easily with one hand and features an adjustable handle.  You’ll love the extra pockets for hanging… Read more »

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Chunky Chunky Hippo is Back!

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Everyone’s favorite hippo turns 1 on Jan. 24, and to celebrate the momentous occasion, Graeter’s Ice Cream is bringing back their Fiona-inspired flavor, Chunky Chunky Hippo!  Pick up a pint of toffee ice cream with salted roasted peanuts and milk chocolate caramel truffles at all of Graeter’s scoop shops starting Jan. 14. And beginning on… Read more »

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Why is SNOW so White?

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There’s a new children’s book series in town that features young bears Mishka and Sofulya and their family.  Created by SoMi Projects, the first book in the series, Why is Snow so White? is a blending of rhymes with a science-based exploration of nature’s winter wonders.  The book is full of wonderfully soft, wintry images… Read more »

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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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