Posts Tagged: mom report

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 »

Mom Report: MidPointe Library

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When you think of the library, what often comes to mind is story time and checking out books. While this may be true, libraries offer a whole lot more than that! Take the Butler County MidPointe Library system, for example. MidPointe Library consists of four branches spread throughout Butler County, including West Chester, Middletown, Monroe,… Read more »

Mom Report: Cincinnati Nature Center

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Some of my fondest memories growing up involve digging in the mud, hiking through the woods behind my house, building forts out of random logs, and searching for frogs around the pond in my backyard. Now, I live in a subdivision with my two kids and we don’t have a pond, the mud, or the… Read more »

Mom Report: Painting With a Twist

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My youngest, Jax, and I have been growing extra close this school year. With every Friday off, we get so much extra quality time. It has been amazing watching him learn and grow over the fall and winter … but the extra day with Jax has made me feel a little off balance between my boys…. Read more »

Mom Report: Goldfish Swim School

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Before I could even open the door, I heard a “woooooaaaaaaahhhhhhh” escape both of my kids. They caught a glimpse of the inside of the new Goldfish Swim School facility in West Chester. Walking in is like stepping into a “vacation destination.” The bright colors, friendly staff, and amenities are all welcoming. After getting a… Read more »

Mom Report: TinkerTANK

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Calling all parents, PTO members, and schools that want kids to have some STEM* based fun during their school day. Check out Butler County Educational Service Center’s new TinkerTANK. Recently, my son participated in the first TinkerTANK makerspace night at Butler County ESC and he talked about it ALL weekend. I originally planned on dropping him… Read more »

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