Posts Tagged: mom report

Mom Report: Dart Rush

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During a recent clean-up battle with my son, he blurted out an extremely hurtful statement. “All you do is clean. You are boring; Dad is the fun parent.” I don’t think he realized how hard his words hit me, how utterly crushed I felt, mostly because his statement had become true. I stopped dead in… Read more »

Mom Report: 16-Bit

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I have a very typical little boy and by typical I mean he loves electronics and video games. When I asked him what theme he wanted for his seventh birthday he quickly replied, “Mario!” Immediately, I thought about 16-Bit being the perfect party location. I reached out to 16-Bit and asked if party packages were… Read more »

Mom Report: Dinosaur Gallery at COSI!

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Space, trains, science, DINOSAURS! These are a few of my sons favorite things. So when I heard COSI is home to a brand new Dinosaur Gallery, masterfully created by the American Museum of Natural History, I knew we were Columbus bound.    The new AMNH exhibit is home to a variety of dinosaurs! We were… Read more »

Mom Report: Peter Pan JR.

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My family has been counting down the days until The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Peter Pan Jr. hit the stage at the Taft Theatre. We visited our local library, picked up Peter Pan books, and enjoyed reading them together. Both of my kids are bookworms and I knew they would enjoy seeing the story “jump”… Read more »

Mom Report: Chrisholm Nature Playscape

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Over the summer, the kids and I participated in the MetroParks of Butler Counties 50 Fun Things Challenge. We had so much fun creekin’, collecting rocks, and marking our sheet to keep track of the fun things we had done. When summer was over, we turned in our sheet to the office at Voice of… 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 »

Time Savers, Part 2: Dream Dinners

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                  Do you dread 6 o’clock when everyone is hungry and you still have no clue what you are making for dinner or even if you have anything to prepare for dinner? Dream Dinners is a practical solution for busy families who value connecting over a healthy meal. Dream Dinners has four locations in Cincinnati… Read more »

Mom Report: Star Wars and the Power of Costume

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I’ve come to terms with the fact that there is a little bit of a learning curve as a mother. Not only have I had to learn how to best care for my young (one cry means a wet diaper, another cry means Baby is hungry); I have learned several new languages as my kids… Read more »

Mom Report: The Red Balloon Cafe

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The Red Balloon Cafe is a gathering place — as one of the owners says, the goal is to promote community amongst multi generations. Parents, grandparents, and children/grandchildren can come and everyone can feel like they got to connect through creative play and good food. As much as possible, all of the food in the… Read more »

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