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FAVE BREAKFAST: LIL’S BAGELS Located discreetly along the side of a building is Lil’s Bagels adorable walk-up “windough.” You’ll love their bagel, egg and cheese sandwiches — the kids’ll love the chocolate chip bagels. Yum! Lil’s Bagels is located at 308 Greenup St., Covington. Call 859-412-6922 or visit lilsbagels.com. FAVE SWEETS SHOP: CREMA & CO…. Read more »

Mimish Sleep N’ Pack

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Back to school means making lots of new friends! One of my favorite memories from childhood is all of the sleepovers I had with my best school buddies. The Mimish Sleep N’ Pack is an overnighters best friend. You can pack your PJ’s, toothbrush and toothpaste, and even a book for bedtime in one of… Read more »

Mom Report: Castle Skateland

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We go to lot of parks and do outdoor activities, which is fantastic, but sometimes it is nice to do something different especially for those hot, rainy and cold days. One day it hit me that I have not been roller skating since high school. I thought about how much fun it was and what… Read more »

Plan your Cincy Weekend 9/7 – 9/9

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Friday, September 7 Free Friday’s at Red Balloon Café  4 – 8 p.m. Purchase a kids meals, and your little one plays for free at the Red Balloon Cafe and Play Center! Start your weekend off right. 6200 Montgomery Road Cincinnati, Oh www.redballooncafe.com   Saturday, September 8  Greater Cincinnati Twin Sale  8:30 a.m. Stock up… Read more »

Mom Report: Skystar Ferris Wheel

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My family had the privilege of being some of the first people to ride on the Skystar Observation Wheel (55 E. Freedom Way Cincinnati, OH 45202) on opening day, Saturday September 1. The Skystar is a portable ferris wheel that has 36 gondolas, each enclosed gondola cycles four times. The views of downtown Cincinnati and… Read more »

Mermaids Return to Newport

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For a limited time only, Mermaids and Pirates return to the Newport Aquarium. Your mini mermaids, and pint-sized pirates will love seeing a “real” life mermaid underwater in the Amazon Tunnel, splashing around in Stingray Hideaway and taking photos with a mermaid at Shark Ray Bay Theatre. Mermaids and Pirates are at the aquarium September… Read more »

Building Memories at Legoland

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Do you have a house full of brick heads? Your master builders will love the new LEGOLAND Discovery Center, opening in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, September 21. There’s an area for every member of the family here. The littlest of builders will enjoy the LEGO DUPLO zone, and Soft Play area while adventure seekers will… Read more »

Easing Back-to-School Anxiety

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You can get anxious about a new school year, but what about your child? Meeting new friends and teachers while trying to prepare his little mind for the upcoming year can sometimes become a little overwhelming. No matter what, let him know he’s not alone. Anxiety is something that many kids face day to day…. Read more »

Homeschooling 101: Deciding if it’s Right For You

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You accompany your kids to a casual play date with the kids next door. The mom turns to you and says, “So, I’ve decided I’m going to homeschool!” You say, “Wow that’s great!” At that moment, so many questions pop into your head: “Why?” or, “Should I do that, too?” Homeschooling has become so popular… Read more »

Homeschooling Programs, Co-ops and Resources

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Thinking about homeschooling your child? There are local homeschool resources to give you a head start. Already a homeschooling parent and need some free learning programs or ideas? We rounded those up for you, too. There are so many resources and support for parents who are leaning toward homeschooling or already doing it, it’s just… Read more »

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