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Tips for Taste of Cincinnati


Planning on taking the family to Taste of Cincinnati this weekend?  We checked in with event organizers and got a few tips to make the outing a breeze!   Plan ahead Check out the menu and map online before you go. Each booth will also have free, printed event guides with maps to help you… Read more »

Swimming Along at Hubbard Family Swim School


Kids First houses the Hubbard Family Swim School. The bright colors of the building attract people as they drive by! I was not quite sure what to expect but it was very easy to figure out where I was supposed to go once I got inside. The Hubbard Family Swim School was at the front… Read more »

Mom Report: The Red Balloon Cafe


The Red Balloon Cafe is a gathering place — as one of the owners says, the goal is to promote community amongst multi generations. Parents, grandparents, and children/grandchildren can come and everyone can feel like they got to connect through creative play and good food. As much as possible, all of the food in the… Read more »

(Almost) Every Other Thursday Science


Future scientists can explore physics, chemistry, biology and more all summer long with the Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s award-winning program, (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science!   Programs are held on Thursday mornings, rain or shine, at Pioneer Park in Shelterhouse 1 (3951 Madison Pike, Covington).  Kids will have fun with groups like Crystal Clear… Read more »

Greek Feta Potato Salad


Planning a picnic?  Pack along a chilled container of Greek Feta Potato Salad, from Jungle Jim’s International Market recipes: Ingredients 1 lb new red potatoes, cooked and quartered 1/2 cup Greek olives 1 cup Feta cheese 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, quartered 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbs. lemon juice 1 tsp. ground pepper t… Read more »

Keep Kids Reading This Summer


Extra! Extra! Read all about it … like, literally READ! The Barnes and Noble Summer Reading program has started. The program is for students in grades 1 – 6. Kids are required to read eight books and record the books in the Barnes and Noble summer reading journal. They also write what their favorite part of… Read more »

Time to Rock and Jump!


Rockin’ Jump is bouncing into Cincinnati this month!  Located at the Crossings of Colerain (8350 Colerain Ave.), the 24,801-square-foot park will include trampolines, X-beam jousting, a dodge ball arena, a vertigo climbing tower, basketball dunk lanes, and a Ninja obstacle course! Parents can watch on wide screen monitors from the lounge area with Wi-Fi and… Read more »

Mom Report: Stingray Hideaway


Newport Aquarium has always been a family favorite in our house. From the sharks, the large Grouper named Brutus, and the waddling penguins, my family always enjoys trips to the aquarium. Newport Aquarium’s newest exhibit, Stingray Hideaway opened May 5. The stingrays are located in a newly renovated area where the otters formerly were. The… Read more »

Campbell County Library Express!


The black box outside of the Silver Grove Fire Department on Rt. 8 has nothing to do with fires. It’s the Silver Grove Library Express, a convenient new way to get library materials. On Tuesday (May 16), a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony took place at 11 a.m. at Silver Grove, and then again at 1… Read more »

Fifth Third Day Babies


Fifth Third has been celebrating May 3 for over 25 years, using the occasion to celebrate employees, customers and communities.  This year, Fifth Third Bank celebrated Fifth Third Day by surprising families of babies born at local hospitals on May 3 with $1,053!  The local Bank worked with seven different health systems and hospitals from… Read more »

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