Parent Blogs

Day by Day

Hurry up and slow down to get the most out of life with your kids.

Susan Day

About Susan

Susan Day is a writer, editor and content chief for Cincinnati Family. She has four wonderful kids.

Country Chic Mom

From cakes and crafts to products and messy kids, Kiera Ashford blogs on raising her family with traditional values intact while up to speed in the contemporary world.

Kiera Ashford

About Kiera

Associate Editor Kiera Ashford brings her craftability into her everyday life with her two wonderful — and sometimes crazy — children ages 6 and 2.

Tina Pratt

Tina Pratt

About Tina

Tina Pratt is the mom of two littles. She is a former PreK- 5 special education teacher that now works as a behavior coach. She enjoys being a tourist in her own town and finding ways to embed lessons into everyday fun!

Crock Pots and Coffee

Susie Dyson

Susie Dyson

About Susie

Susie lives in the northern suburbs of Cincinnati with her husband and three kids. She has a 5-year-old, 3-year-old and a 14 month baby! Together, they like to explore new things in Cincinnati as well as favorite places like Summit Park and Sharon Woods. Susie is a former high school teacher and now a stay-at-home mom. She also enjoys running, being outside, spending time with family and friends, road tripping, participating in her church's activities and drinking coffee.

Amanda Hayward

About Amanda

Amanda Hayward is editor of this publication. She is from Cincinnati, Ohio, a military wife and mom of two. If you don't see her writing for Cincinnati Family, you'll find her running, juggling kids, teaching group fitness classes and cooking up healthy recipes.

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani

About Amanda

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).