2018 Best of Parenting Winners, NKY

AWARD WINNERS

A special thanks to all the businesses and services who help support this magazine and the parenting community – parents in Greater Cincinnati appreciate your continue efforts! Thanks also to all of the readers who participated in our annual Best of Parenting Awards.

Winners are shown in RED.  Finalists are shown in BLACK and are listed below the winners.

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Cincinnati | Northern Kentucky


Best Eats


Best Family Restaurant

Chick-fil-A

Barleycorn’s

Fort Mitchell Public House

 

Best Kids Eat Free

IHOP

Golden Corral Buffet

Qdoba Mexican Eats

 

Best Burger

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Flipdaddy’s Brilliant Burgers and Craft Beer Bar

Mad Mike’s Burgers and Fries

 

Best Pizza

Dewey’s Pizza

Camporossa

Mellow Mushroom

 

Best Ice Cream / FroYo

Graeter’s Ice Cream

SweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt

Whit’s Frozen Custard


Best Parties


Best Party Entertainment

Charlie Cadabra

Lazer Kraze Laser Tag

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

 

Best Away From Home Party

Lazer Kraze Laser Tag

Silverlake “The Family Place”

Super Bowl Bellewood


Best Destinations


Best Museum

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Creation Museum

Duke Energy Children’s Museum

 

Best Local Park

Smale Riverfront Park

Devou Park

South Fork Park

 

Best Tourist Attraction

Kings Island

Carol Ann’s Carousel

Newport Aquarium

 

Best Rainy Day Outing

Kenton County Public Library

Jump!Zone Party and Play Center

Totter’s Otterville

 

Best Place for Date Night

Newport on the Levee

Tousey House Tavern

Walt’s Hitching Post

 

Best Day Trip

Silverlake “The Family Place”

CoGo Station: COSI

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory

 

Best Family Vacation

Destin FL

Gatlinburg TN

Miami Beach FL

 

Best Sleep Away Camp

YMCA Camp Ernst

 

Best Day Camp

Cincinnati Museum Center

Silverlake “The Family Place”

Classroom Antics


Best Shopping


Best Grocery

Kroger

Aldi

Remke Markets

 

Best Shopping Center/Mall

Crestview Hills Town Center

Kenwood Towne Centre

 

Best Toy Store

Learning Express

T.J. Maxx

Toys R Us

 

Best Book Store

Joseph-Beth Booksellers

Barnes & Noble

 

Best Children’s Clothing Store

Target

Carter’s

The Children’s Place

 

Best Consignment/Resale

Once Upon A Child

Hand Me Downs

Walk In Closet

 

Best Family Auto Dealer

Jeff Wyler Florence

Joseph Toyota of Cincinnati

Zimmer Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram


Best Personal Services


Best Day Spa

Me Salon Spa

501 Salon & Spa

The Woodhouse Day Spa

 

Best Family Haircuts

Kiddie Kastle

Jagged Edge Salon & Boutique

Salon Concepts

 

Best Family Photographer

Teah Longland Photography

Katie Woodring Photography

Samuel Greenhill Photography


Best Parenting Resources


Best Parenting Resource

NKY Family Magazine

Kenton County Public Library


Best Enrichment


Best Child Care Center

Silverlake “The Family Place”

All About Kids Childcare and Learning Centers

The Children’s House of Hebron

 

Best Preschool

All About Kids Childcare and Learning Centers

Grandview Elementary and Preschool

St. Paul Catholic Church & Preschool

 

Best Tutoring / Learning Service

The Learning Center

First Steps Learning Innovative Program

Speech Language Therapy Services

 

Best Dance Studio

Studio Dee

Anan Kored Dance

Expressions Dance Theatre

 

Best Gymnastics

Top Flight Gymnastics

MJM Studios

Silverlake “The Family Place”

 

Best Martial Arts

Nishime Martial Arts of Florence

Karate Town USA

Legacy Taekwondo of Northern Kentucky

 

Best Music Instruction

Brown Music Together

Little Songbird Music Studio

Wert Music

 

Best Visual Arts Instruction

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

Chroma Vino

 

Best Theater Instruction

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

The Carnegie

Kids on Stage

 

Best Youth Sports Program

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Boone County Pee Wee Football League

Silverlake “The Family Place”

 

Best Swim Lessons

Silverlake “The Family Place”

Bear Paddle Swim School

YMCA


Best Health and Fitness


Best OB/GYN

Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers

For Women, Inc.

St. Elizabeth Physicians for Women’s Health

 

Best Pediatrician

Pediatric Associates NKY

Pediatrics of Florence

Pediatric Care of Kentucky

 

Best Pediatric Dentist

Union Pediatric Dentistry, Dr. Greenhill

Dr. David M. Rider, DMD

Pediatric Dental Center

 

Best Orthodontist

Struckhoff Orthodontics

NKY Orthodontics

 

Best Emergency Room

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Christ Hospital

 

Best Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

The Christ Hospital

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

 

Best Place to Have a Baby

St. Elizabeth Healthcare

The Christ Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital

 

Best Eye Care

Wing Eyecare

Cincinnati Eye Institute

Union Point Eyecare

 

Best Fitness Center

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Better Bodies

Silverlake “The Family Place”

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