Cincinnati Family Magazine

Baby Losing Binky?

It’s enough to make you batty! Night after night you head to your crying baby’s room because the pacifier’s lost. So when Baby wakes he can’t soothe himself to fall back asleep on his own. What do you do? Most babies who use pacifiers can plop the thing back in their mouths by 8 months… Read more »

Life Lessons Learned at Camp

Kids learn to be independent, confident and adventurous when they go to camp — just listen to Ben.

Yarn-Wrapped Letters

This is so simple to do that even a 6-year-old can do this … with just a little help from an adult. What You’ll Need Cardboard Marker Scissors Yarn Tape What You’ll Do Draw a simple letter on the cardboard. Cut that letter out with your scissors. Take your yarn and tape the starting point… Read more »

Inflatable Booster Seat

Yes, you read that right. The Bubble Bum Booster Seat is a portable, foldable and inflatable booster seat! It’s a seat that’s perfect for an extra kid that just happens to need a ride from you, traveling by taxi, rental car or even air plain, too. This seat meets all US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety… Read more »

Beef and Bean Burritos

Beef and Bean Burritos Ingredients 2 pounds Ground Beef 1/2 whole Medium Onion 1 can (7 Ounce) Mexican Tomato Sauce Or Enchilada Sauce Salt And Pepper, to taste Cumin, Oregano, Chili Powder, Garlic To Taste 1 can (28 Ounce) Refried Beans 3/4 cups Grated Cheddar Cheese 12 whole Burrito-sized Flour Tortillas Extra Grated Cheese, For… Read more »

Frogglez Goggles

Kids love wearing swim goggles in the pool but those pesky goggle straps come apart making adjusting a nightmare. Give Frogglez Goggles a try. Designed by a dad who was tired of goggle problems, fun and smart new Frogglez (need no adjusting!) come in blue, green or pink so they’re cool, fun and worry-free. Designed… Read more »

Valentine Card Holder

Just about everyone is gearing up for Valentine’s Day at the schools. Has your child made his/her Valentine card holder for school? Here’s one for a girl that is super cute and easy to do. What You’ll Need Empty Box (we used an oatmeal package box) Scrapbook paper Glue Scissors Embellishments (ribbon, shapes, stickers, hearts,… Read more »

Catch Valentines in a Chair Backer

Your kid can remember you even as the Valentine’s Day cards are given out at school because of this lovely chair backer catching them all. Envelope Chair Backer Pottery Barn Kids | | $19 Your child’s reminded of how much you love him when he uses this adorable Valentine holder. Thirteen inches wide and nine inches… Read more »

8 Secrets to Raising Happy Kids

Happiness is a state of mind. There are simple steps you can take to get there. Want your children to be happy? Christine Carter, sociologist and author of Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents can tell you a thing or two about it. Here are 8 secrets to raising happy kids:… Read more »

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