Editor's Note: Spring 2020 is teaching all of us quite the lesson in the importance of flexibility. For 6 years now, we have been publishing our monthly round-up of events. As of our date of publication, Cincinnati (and the...
As schools close in response to the spread of the COVID-19, I would love to sit next to each of you (who might be freaking out just a little) and reassure you that it will be OK. The one...
Because of the current climate in the science fields and the lack of female representation in various STEM jobs, the United Nations has proclaimed Feb. 11 as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, aiming to ensure...
Over the summer, the PTO for my daughter’s school was pushing really hard to eliminate homework from elementary school. There were a lot of views brought up, and it was a really good debate. A new principal was coming...
February is Black History month and while I am a big advocate in celebrating all types of diversity year-round, there are some great opportunities this month to dig into African American history and culture. Black History Month Events The Children’s Theater of...
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...
The school year has begun. The lunch money has been paid, supplies purchased, new clothes bought and worn. Just when moms and dads think the expenses have slowed, the dreaded paperwork comes home in the school folder: The first...
Welcome to November. Thoughts of pumpkin pie, cornbread, and turkey tempt your tastebuds. The kids come home with drawings of the Pilgrims and their first Thanksgiving. Perhaps, you play the Peanuts Thanksgiving special as a tradition. As you navigate...
I have been an RN (Registered Nurse) for a very long time. We are talking decades. In my first decade working as a nurse, I made a conscious decision not to pursue my bachelor’s in nursing (BSN). Due to...
As a new school year gets underway, some families may be encountering gradeless classrooms for the first time. Depending on the age of your kids, you may or may not have heard about the concept of going gradeless in...

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25 Cincinnati Experiences to Gift this Year {2021 Edition}

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If your house is anything like ours, the last thing you need this holiday season is more stuff. More toys, more gadgets, more anything! If...
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