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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 »

Choosing the Right After-School Program

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Scouts, drama, chess, choir, art club, martial arts, cheerleading, gymnastics, marching band, dance, engineering club, swim team, video gaming club — phew! That’s a lot of stuff! And those are just a few of the activities kids can get involved in! Getting your child involved in after-school activities is important for his social and emotional… Read more »

Bixbee Bags

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Reading and writing, arithmetic! Most back-to-school subjects require a book, a notebook or a binder. Even my little first grader has a binder, a folder and an iPad to carry to school each and every day.   Your kids will need a functional and cool backpack to hold all of their important school supplies this… Read more »

End Summer With a Bang

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What better way to end the summer than with a good Labor Day bang at the WEBN Fireworks and Riverfest from noon – 10 p.m. Sunday, September 2.  The fireworks begin around 9:07 p.m and the view is great on either side of the river. The show will go on for about 30 minutes.  On… Read more »

MOX is Ready for Takeoff

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Remember Margarita Moksin, local mom and inventor of MOX, an on-the-go wireless container that heats any food or liquid from cold to 100 or 160 degrees Fahrenheit? Well, last year we sampled it and one year later, MOX reached a new level and just launched it’s Kickstarter campaign. MOX, a product of SoMi, a product… Read more »

Mom Report: Lake Isabella

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Lake Isabella is an east side hidden treasure. Most have heard of it for its fishing but fail to realize this park has much more to offer. Although you are right near Interstate 275 off of Loveland Madeira Road, you will feel like you are at some remote campground. This past week, I took my… Read more »

Things We Like: Rescue Runts

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My kids are at an age where they are starting to ask about getting a family pet. While I am not quite ready to open up our hearts and home to a new pet, I know that when we do, we will be adopting a pet from a shelter. The Rescue Runts is a line… Read more »

Mom Report: LM&M Railroad

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If you don’t have a family tradition, it is never too late to start one. One of our family traditions is visiting Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad (16 E. South St., Lebanon, OH 45036) at least one time per year, and so far we made it a point to see Thomas the Tank Engine on his… Read more »

Celebrate Back to School at Kings Island

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Calling all educators! Celebrate back-to-school at Kings Island for Teacher Appreciation Weekend – the park is offering free admission to educators Friday, August 24-26th and family and friends are welcome, too. Educators can bring the family along for a special price, $29.99 per ticket, for up to six family members or friends. There are only a couple weekends… Read more »

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