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Princess Tea Party: Simple Yet Elegant

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Sister Bear was overwhelmed and had “Too Much Birthday.” I feel for her every time I read that book.  That is why I opted to keep a low key birthday for my 4-year-old.  She wanted a princesses themed tea party.  Everyone was encouraged to wear either their favorite princess outfit or a pretty dress.  We… Read more »

Harry Potter at the Library!

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The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has fun Harry-Potter themed events planned for the month of July!  Check out the complete schedule below and head to cincinnatilibrary.org for more fun events.  All About Owls Tuesday, July 10, 2018  2:30 PM – 3:30 PM West End Branch A presentation featuring 3 live avian ambassadors…. Read more »

Showcase Cinemas’ Sensory Sensitive Screenings

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To make sure that all children can enjoy newly released films in theatres, Showcase Cinemas recently announced the launch of Sensory Sensitive Screenings, a monthly program that offers accommodations for movie-goers who may be overstimulated by a typical cinema showing. Starting on July 7, with a screening of Incredibles 2, families are invited to showings… Read more »

Kid Review: Playmobil!

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Our mom reporter Tina Pratt handed over the reins to her son for this review, check out what Landon had to say about the latest from Playmobil! When my dad walked into the house on Friday, he had this HUGE box in his hands. I asked him what it was and he told me it… Read more »

NKU’s New Partner for On-Campus Child Care Center

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Northern Kentucky University recently announced an agreement with a local non-profit to assume ownership of the NKU Early Childhood Center (ECC), the same non-profit currently operating the UC Early Learning Center at the University of Cincinnati.  The partnership will help to keep the ECC open, in spite of an announcement earlier this year about its… Read more »

Mom Report: Gatlinburg!

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One of my favorite family vacation destinations, only about five hours from Cincinnati, is the Great Smoky Mountains. Between Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, there is so much to do for your whole crew. Check out this list of my family’s favorite smoky mountain activities, and be sure to comment about your family’s favorite Smokey mountain… Read more »

Find Waldo With the Blue Manatee!

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July 1 marks the Find Waldo Local Kickoff  — pick up your Find Waldo Local passport at blue manatee children’s bookstore (3094 Madison Road), and then search for waldo throughout the Oakley neighborhood.  You can track him down at 25 different locations within the local businesses of the community. Search for Waldo all month long,… Read more »

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