Posts Tagged: family outings

Mom Report: Blue Cocoon

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This past week I have attended two play dates where I did not get to connect with my friends because everyone was looking after their kids. That is not a bad thing, but I am learning that certain environments are more conducive for an actual conversation to happen when kids are around.  The Blue Cocoon… Read more »

Mom Report: Passport to Your National Park

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I am a collector of many things. I have a plethora of sharpies, shoes, and I enjoy collecting my Starbucks stars for free drinks. Now, along with my kids, I am a collector of National Parks stamps! This summer we took a trip to Gatlinburg, TN, with our children’s Godparents. We visited the Smokey Mountains… Read more »

Mom Report: Pyramid Hill

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Pyramid Hill is an art lover’s paradise, but there is something there for everyone. This 300-acre sculpture park rests near the Great Miami River in Hamilton, Ohio. The park has approximately 70 sculptures that observers can interact with through the free app Otocast. The app plays a recording of the artist talking about their sculpture…. Read more »

Mom Report: The Pottery Place

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When life seems too busy and too rushed, take a detour and stop at The Pottery Place! Recently, after running errand after errand with my kids, I took a detour and stopped at The Pottery Place in Liberty Township. It was EXACTLY what we needed! We entered the building and began checking out all of… Read more »

Mom Report: 16 Bit

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I remember the sheer excitement I felt the day my dad walked into the house with our first Nintendo System. It took my mind off of how uncomfortable I was … at the time I was covered in chicken pox! I spent the week in front of the TV learning how to play Duck Hunt… Read more »

Mom Report: Liberty Center

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Splash pads are the latest rage and Cincinnati has a good variety. The Great Parks Of Hamilton County have theme-based ones with different water stations and slides. Beechwood Acres in Anderson has fun old-town themed one. Home of the Brave in Symmes has squirt guns and a rainbow where water pours out. Washington Park is all the… Read more »

Mom Report: Rockin’ Jump!

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Whether it’s a rainy day, blistering hot day, or just a day where you’re looking for something new to wear the kids out, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park is the place to be. My family checked out the new Colerain Avenue location, and let me tell you, we all had a blast, and we are all… Read more »

Visit the Cat in the Hat!

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Hear a Who with Horton. Count One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and join Sam I Am for make-believe Green Eggs and Ham at the Amazing World of Doctor Seuss.   Last month, Springfield, Massachusetts (the city where Seuss was born), opened the doors to the world’s only museum dedicated to the beloved… Read more »

Mom Report: The Cat in the Hat!

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Get your summer started off right with a trip to The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati! Currently, at the Showtime Stage at Red Bank, families can purchase tickets to a childhood favorite, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat. The doors open up 45 minutes before show time and there are many activities for kids to… Read more »

An Overnight at Put-In-Bay

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White caps curled and crashed on the shore, sunlight sparkled on the water — an almost tropical paradise, less than a four-hour drive from Cincinnati. We viewed the scene from seats atop the Miller Ferry, the boat that brought us, and our minivan, from Catawba, Ohio, to Put-in-Bay, one of several islands located on the… Read more »

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