Posts Tagged: cincinnati

Downtown Mom’s Day Out

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Shake up your boring, routine night out with gal pals and a more unique experience. Here are three luxurious ladies’ excursions to check out: Cherbourg Cyprus Window shopping and walking from here to there on your day downtown is sure to work up your appetite. There is a great new gluten- and nut-free bakery in… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Warm It Up With MOX!

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With fall on the way, there’s no better way to warm up than with a cup of soup or hot chocolate (or coffee, for us grown-ups).  And with soccer, high school football, tailgating at Bengals games in the schedule, plenty of us could use a way to keep our hot stuff hot without having to… Read more »

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