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Cincinnati Mom Collective is the largest locally run parenting resource in the Queen City. Our mission is to bring the parents of Cincinnati & NKY helpful resources, support, & community.

Put Down the Cookies {Facing Childhood Obesity Head On}

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"His weight is a little on the high side - nothing terrible, but we need to keep an eye on it. You know, watch the snacks." The pediatrician's words weren't a surprise, but they still...

Fatherhood During the Pandemic {The Perspective It’s Given Me}

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Thinking back to before I became a father, I imagined some of what I’m experiencing now: sibling squabbles, fighting over toys, vying for parental attention, a little mess here and there. But nothing could have...

Coming Out as LGBTQ {Realizing Your “Perfect Life” Isn’t Perfect}

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Imagine yourself at 33 years old. Mother of three kids. Loving husband of 10 years. Perfect two-story home with a white picket fence. A perfect life as far as the eye can see. But,...

How I Missed My Daughter’s ADHD {Telltale Signs in Girls and Women}

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At my daughter’s 13th yearly checkup, our pediatrician sent me into the hallway for a few minutes so my daughter could share any private concerns. What she said to her doctor was not a...

Frozen in Fear {Processing Your Child’s Medical Emergency}

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If I could describe the most terrifying, miserable feeling in the world, it would be watching your child be sick. Not sick with a cold, chickenpox or the flu, but sick with a medical...

Choosing to Trust

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To me, marriage is choosing every day that your partner is enough for you. That commitment is a choice day-in and day-out to stay through sickness and health, richer or poorer, forever.  The few serious...

How to Support Siblings of Special Needs Children

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Nine years ago, when I adopted a child with special needs from overseas, I spent months pouring over books and blogs. I prepared myself and my family for the challenges ahead, and I felt...

To My Son’s First Teacher

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Dear teacher, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Before I met you, and really got to know you, I despised your existence. In my head, you were the image of evil....

The Power of Community

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Parenthood is not a solo job.  Even single parents have days where they just Can’t. Do. It. Alone.  I raised my daughter alone with no child support and an absent father for over three...

CMB After Dark – My Husband and I Don’t Have Sex

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I love sex. I honestly do.  And when there is a deeper,  more committed connection, such as with your partner, the sex is even better. But what happens when you and your partner don't...