Family Fun

Splash Down!

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Oooh, baby! It’s a hot summer out there; thankfully, the Tri-State is flooded with tons of options to have fun and stay cool. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a splash park, slip down a waterslide, or take a dip in the pool, our fun in the sun guide has your whole family covered for the… Read more »

Explore Cincinnati on Two Wheels

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Cycling has taken a tremendous climb in the United States over the past decade. It has not just become popular for work commuters (i.e., Bike to Work Day), but it has changed the way some of us spend our free time. I decided to see what Cincinnati had in store for bike-lovers like myself. I… Read more »

Visit the Cat in the Hat!

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Hear a Who with Horton. Count One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and join Sam I Am for make-believe Green Eggs and Ham at the Amazing World of Doctor Seuss.   Last month, Springfield, Massachusetts (the city where Seuss was born), opened the doors to the world’s only museum dedicated to the beloved… Read more »

Kidchella and Cover Kids 2017!

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Welcome to Kidchella 2017! What is Kidchella? It’s a fun, outdoor children’s concert featuring local favorites like Zak Morgan, Jennifer Ellis and Songs for Seeds! Bring the family for music, crafts, shopping from local vendors, giveaways and our Cover Kids Contest (contest details below)!   Proceeds from the event will support Common Ground, an all-inclusive… Read more »

Cover Kids 2017 FAQ

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What is Cover Kids? Cover Kids is Cincinnati Family’s annual contest in which local kids compete for a chance to be on a cover of the magazine during the course of the next year. How does the contest work? Parents should pre-register their children by signing up here. The first 200 children to register will… Read more »

Cover Kids 2017 Official Rules

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  This contest is officially sponsored by Cincinnati Family magazine.   You must be 18 years of age or older at time of entry and be a Greater Cincinnati resident to be eligible to participate in this contest (covering Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren counties in Ohio; Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Mason,… Read more »

Throwing a Surprise Party!

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Throwing a surprise birthday party for children can be tricky, since they seem to always want to know what you’re up to! But with careful planning, and a little bit of help from co-conspirators, you can create a top-notch party your child will talk about for months to come.   Take it from local mom… Read more »

DIY Parties!

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Every year my kids look forward to picking their own birthday party theme and planning their bash. Crafting, decorating and cooking are great ways to bond with them before they turn another year older. A DIY party doesn’t have to be expensive: visit your favorite dollar stores, hit up yard sales, revamp items you already… Read more »

An Overnight at Put-In-Bay

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White caps curled and crashed on the shore, sunlight sparkled on the water — an almost tropical paradise, less than a four-hour drive from Cincinnati. We viewed the scene from seats atop the Miller Ferry, the boat that brought us, and our minivan, from Catawba, Ohio, to Put-in-Bay, one of several islands located on the… Read more »

Nifty Nature Spots

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Have a ball with the kids as you get into nature together. Check out these top spots and events in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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