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Dependable Punxsutawney Phil didn't see his shadow which means spring is coming early! But, what if he's wrong?  I mean, how reliable is this guy?  According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, the groundhog has been only been...
I've been driving by the new Children's Learning Adventure for nearly a year. I watched from the day they poured the concrete to the day they opened, and my kids have too, often gasping in excitement at all the...
It's painful, almost like pulling off fingernails. Each and e-v-e-r-y night, Sunday through Thursday. Doing homework with three different kids, where two of the three have ADHD and they both need an incredible amount of hands-on homework support. Each age group has...
We know that opinions and experiences with Common Core vary widely.  In this series, our contributor is sharing his thoughts on Common Core.  Please note that his opinions and thoughts do not necessarily reflect Cincinnati Moms Blog's opinions as...

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In my dreams, we live out in the country. Way out. We have land with room for cows and horses and speckled chickens that lay Easter colored eggs. I grow a giant garden and fill our pantry shelves with...
Culture Shock When my daughter was about three, she suddenly asked me for chopsticks.  Being that she was adopted from Asia, I was delighted that she was finally showing some interest in her birth culture. I immediately went to the kitchen...
Once children reach high school, parent-teacher conferences seem to be reserved mostly for students with poor grades or behavior. When I show up for no apparent reason, teachers have asked me, “Why are you here?” So I will tell...

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25 Cincinnati Experiences to Gift this Year {2021 Edition}

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