Posts Tagged: summer fun

Mom’s Guide for First Time Day Campers


For local mom Amy Mund, sending her son to a day camp at Cincinnati Nature Center was an obvious choice, since she is a member of the staff. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t have her concerns.    “My biggest concern was that my son, who had just turned 7 at the time, was in… Read more »

Library Day With the Reds


Head to Great American Ball Park on Sunday, August 6, when the Cincinnati Reds take on the St. Louis Cardinals and help celebrate Library Day! Visit for a special discount code for tickets to the game, take part in the pre-game parade on the field, and visit the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton… Read more »

Mom Report: The Beach Waterpark


Summer is sizzling, so why not beat the heat and check out The Beach Waterpark with your entire family! The Beach has something for every member of your family, whether they seek adventure or relaxation. Recently my family visited The Beach, and we all found something to suit our summer fun needs.   For toddlers,… Read more »

Mom Report: Redbird Hollow


                  My husband and I have enjoyed hiking since before we were married. The business of life and small kids makes it harder to drive to Alaska and hike (yes, we did that for our honeymoon!), but that does not mean there are not great local spots to hike! Recently a friend suggested we check… Read more »

Mom Report: Indianapolis Zoo


A trip to the zoo can be more than a fun time, it can be a great way to teach your children new vocabulary words, about animal habitats, the food they eat, and the problems animals face in the wild. We are proud members of the Cincinnati Zoo and try to go at least a… Read more »

Let’s Go Fishing!


Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) is presenting the Kids Fishing Derby for kids of all ages on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Middleton-Mills Park. It’s free! Even adults won’t need fishing licenses when they are helping their kids because it’s ‘Fish Free in Kentucky’ weekend! Start a family tradition…. Read more »

Messy Fun With Kids


Sensory learning is important for your children. Puzzles and sand boxes are fun, but maybe it’s time to get a little messy! Here are a few ideas to get you started!   Mud Painting Make your own paint brushes out of leaves and paint on the sidewalk or in a sensory table. Maybe they can… Read more »

Mom Report: Woodland Mound


After purchasing our annual Hamilton County Parks pass, I excitedly browse the parks guide. My family adores the splash parks at Winton Woods, Woodland Mound and Miami Whitewater Forest — we always get my boys yearly bracelets so we can go as much as we desire. Going to Parky’s Farm is another favorite. Yet even… Read more »

Mom Report: Lowe’s Build and Grow


Mom Reporter Tina Pratt took her gang to Lowe’s for a Build and Grow clinic, here’s what she had to say! Lowe’s offers Build and Grow clinics FREE for kiddos!  Both of my kids (1 and 4) enjoy building wood projects, getting the apron, goggles, badge, certificate, and hammer!  I once read that the clinics… Read more »

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