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The Boodle Box!

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I have three wonderful sons in my life. They are energetic, loud, and loads of fun! However, when I get a chance to spend time with my 9-year-old niece, I enjoy and savor the “girl” time. I also have a blast any time I am able to do some shopping for glitzy, glamorous items! I… Read more »

Mom Report: Run, Jump n Play

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                  Fall has finally decided to stick around and that means cooler temperatures. Kids need to get their energy out, and when playing outside is not suitable, parents need to have a back-up plan. Run, Jump, n Play, a popular indoor play ground has recently moved to Blue Ash off of Pfeiffer Road (at I-71… Read more »

Holiday Toy Trains

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All aboard for the annual Holiday Toy Trains exhibit at the Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Ave., Covington).  The popular display contains more than 250 feet of track and more than 30 guest-activated displays.  Kids can enjoy visits with Santa, and Polar Express readings with local librarians (the first one is Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2… Read more »

Atrium Hosts Diabetes Health Fair

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and Atrium Medical Center will hold a free Diabetes and Wound Care Awareness Health Fair open to the community.   Anyone wanting more information about pre-diabetes, how to manage diabetes, and the importance of wound care are welcome to attend the health fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday,… Read more »

There Is No One Way to Pre-K!

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United Way Success By 6® and its early childhood partners recently launched MyPre-K, an early childhood public awareness campaign in Northern Kentucky. The purpose of the general campaign is to show the unlimited potential of young children and elevate Pre-K as the first educational step toward shaping our youth. While United Way Success By 6®… Read more »

DabitZ!

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They had them at “dab!” My children were dabbing and giggling as I carefully opened our DabitZ set and read the directions. The directions were well organized and easy to follow, which allowed me to get my son up and going within minutes. The set included the pixel templates, vellum, and special “dabbing” markers that… Read more »

Blue Manatee Presents Author Kristi Wientge

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Head to blue manatee children’s bookstore (3094 Madison Road) on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. to meet author Kristi Wientge, who will discuss and sign her debut novel for ages 8 – 12, Karma Khullar’s Mustache.  A Lebanon, Ohio, native, Wientge has lived in China and England as a teacher, and currently calls Singapore… Read more »

WTF … What’s the Function?

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Every behavior serves a purpose. That purpose is called the function or the “why” the behavior occurs. Behavior “works” for kids when they are “rewarded” or reinforced with what they are seeking. For example, when a child is throwing a tantrum in the Target toy aisle because they want the newest Ninjago Lego Set, the… Read more »

Ice Skate at Summit Park!

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Summit Park has been the go-to place for fun and games with the family, and this coming winter, you can also go ice-skating!  The park’s new ice rink, located directly underneath the glass canopy, will open Saturday, Nov. 18. The rink will remain open to all ages through February.  Restaurants will be open their respective… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunities for All!

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Volunteer opportunities for all – even the very young!   The holidays bring out the giving spirit in us all, and what better way to give than to donate or volunteer some of your time? Check out these special events that let even the youngest members of your family get in on the action, and… Read more »

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