Week One at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati


Mom Reporter Amanda Ciani and her son Luca are checking out a class available through The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati and will be providing updates throughout the session on how things are going.  Get the scoop on Week One! When my oldest son holds my youngest son, it actually looks as though he is holding… Read more »

Mom Report: Blue Cocoon


This past week I have attended two play dates where I did not get to connect with my friends because everyone was looking after their kids. That is not a bad thing, but I am learning that certain environments are more conducive for an actual conversation to happen when kids are around.  The Blue Cocoon… Read more »

Ohio Fallidays


Fall is here, or almost here, so now is a great time to take a day trip and tour the state.  Not sure where to go first?  Head to Ohio.org/Fallidays for a handy-dandy list that will give you loads of great ideas, including: Fall Getaway Ideas arranged by theme, like active adventures, family fun, or… Read more »

LibrAARRRy Pirate Week!


Ahoy, mateys!  Gather your crew for a week of pirate-themed festivities at the Erlanger Branch Library (401, Kenton Lands Ave., Erlanger).  On Sept. 18 from 7 – 8 p.m., everyone is invited to make versions of board games popular with pirates while enjoying a pirate snack! On Sept. 19 from 7 – 8:30 p.m., teens… Read more »

Warm It Up With MOX!


With fall on the way, there’s no better way to warm up than with a cup of soup or hot chocolate (or coffee, for us grown-ups).  And with soccer, high school football, tailgating at Bengals games in the schedule, plenty of us could use a way to keep our hot stuff hot without having to… Read more »

Fifth Third CDC Gives Kids an Advantage


This summer, the Fifth Third Community Development Corp., in collaboration with the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, helped ensure that 1,000 children in Ohio and Kentucky started the school with the tools they need for success. The initiative, called Starting at an Advantage, gave kids living in low to moderate income areas items like school… Read more »

Mom Report: Raptor Inc.


                  Raptor Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate injured birds native to the area and educate the general public about the importance of these birds. They host monthly open houses at their main site in Milford every fourth Sunday of the month where there are tours and learning activities… Read more »

Preparing For Night


“Preparing for Night” marks the premier fall event for Cincinnati Nature Center (4949 Tealtown Road, Milford), taking place Saturday, Sept. 16, from 5 – 10 p.m.  Enjoy a fun evening of magical sights and sounds and bring a flashlight to explore interactive booths along the trails.  See astronomical wonders through telescopes, meet live raptors up… Read more »

Boone County Health Fairs


Mark your calendars!  The Main Library of the Boone County Public Library (1786 Burlington Pike, Burlington) will host two health fairs on September 22.  From 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., an adult health clinic will feature local health organizations and companies who will share information and tips on how to navigate the health care system… Read more »

Mom Report: Passport to Your National Park


I am a collector of many things. I have a plethora of sharpies, shoes, and I enjoy collecting my Starbucks stars for free drinks. Now, along with my kids, I am a collector of National Parks stamps! This summer we took a trip to Gatlinburg, TN, with our children’s Godparents. We visited the Smokey Mountains… Read more »

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