Around Cincinnati are 16 holiday train displays and ride-on train attractions. So hop on board, and enjoy holiday train season before it choo choos out of town.
Cincinnati Indoor Play Places
The best indoor play centers, cafes, playgrounds and more around Cincinnati to enjoy in 2023
One of the best ways to survive a midwest winter and crazy spring weather with little kids is to spend time at one of the many Cincinnati indoor play places. From play pretend towns to indoor playgrounds, from inflatables and free play places, and from trampoline parks to play cafes designed for the littlest ones in mind, there’s an indoor play place that’s perfect for everyone. Check out our list of Cincinnati Indoor Play Places to check out in 2023 to find the perfect spot for you!Continue reading “Cincinnati Indoor Play Places”
10 Best: Cincinnati Spring Bucket List 2022
Springtime in Cincinnati is here (and hopefully to stay!). What I love most about spring in the Queen City is all the beautiful blooms and baby animals to enjoy. And with that theme in mind, enjoy my Cincinnati Spring Bucket List for 2022.Continue reading “10 Best: Cincinnati Spring Bucket List 2022”
Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati
The splash pads may not be open yet, but there are still plenty of creeks to splash in and explore around the Queen City. So strap on your rain boots or water shoes and check out the best creeking spots around Cincinnati – as recommended by you!Continue reading “Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati”
Gift Ideas for Babies
In this gift guide you’ll find some of our favorite gifts for babies under 12 months old. I’ve included both toys and practical gifts too. Many of these items are things we loved with our son or put on our baby daughter’s wish list this year.
You’re sure to find something perfect for your baby’s first Christmas!Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Babies”
Gift Ideas for Preschoolers
Gift ideas for your favorite 4 and 5 year olds
As a preschooler, my son loves many of the same types of toys as he did as a toddler, including building toys, puzzles, and play pretend toys. But these toys are a bit more advanced and have more pieces – and are honestly a bit more fun to play with.
The toys on this list are best for ages 4 to 5 years old. Everything on this list are toys that we own or have asked for this holiday season for our 5 year old.Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Preschoolers”
Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids
Gift ideas for stocking stuffers for ages 1 to 5
Stocking stuffers for little kids don’t have to be extravagant or expensive. In my son’s stocking, I like to include items like bath toys, travel toys, every day items that are a little more special, and something with his name or initials.
In this gift guide, you’ll find stocking stuffer ideas that are perfect for little kids ages 1 to 5 that they’re sure to love.Continue reading “Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids”
Cincinnati Holiday Lights
The best spots to be dazzled by holiday lights in 2022
Nothing captures the magic of the holiday season quite like being surrounded by thousands of dazzling holiday lights. I’ve pulled together a list of the best spots to see holiday lights around Cincinnati in 2022. Here you’ll find both drive thru and walkable light displays.Continue reading “Cincinnati Holiday Lights”
Gift Ideas for Toddlers
Our favorite toys for two and three year olds
Toddlers are the perfect combination of fun and crazy. At this age, my son really loved puzzles, building toys, play pretend toys, and toys that helped him get out all that energy.
In this gift guide, you’ll find our favorite toys for two and three year olds. And most of these toys are still played with today. I’m sure you’ll find something on this list that your toddler will love for many years to come.Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Toddlers”
Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds
One year olds can be hard to shop for – especially if you’re a first time mom and you’re not sure what they would like or be appropriate for their age.
In this gift guide you’ll find some of our favorite toys for little ones ages 12 to 24 months that our son loved for many years. In fact, he still plays with many of these toys today.
You’re sure to find something perfect for your little one this Christmas!Continue reading “Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds”
Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids
Hanukkah-themed gifts for your little ones
Every year during Hanukkah, we love to include a Jewish or holiday-themed gift for one of the eight nights. This gift guide includes our favorites from the Mensch on the Bench collection, awesome Hanukkah Magna-Tiles, a play pretend Hanukkah set, Hanukkah craft items, and our favorite Hanukkah books. These gifts are perfect for children ages 1-5.Continue reading “Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids”
Cincinnati Pumpkin Patches 2022
It’s officially pumpkin patch szn!
I’ve rounded up a list of all pumpkin patches near Cincinnati for fall 2022. There’s a pumpkin patch that’s perfect for everyone on this list. From farms with so many fun fall attractions that it will take all day to your simple, hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin straight off the vine variety. And this year, I’ve included pumpkin patches that also have apple picking – for the full fall experience.
For a real GOURD time, scroll to the bottom to check out a list of local pumpkin festivals too!
The pumpkin patches are all within about an hour and a half drive of Cincinnati. Who knew we had so many great pumpkin spots so close to the Queen City?Continue reading “Cincinnati Pumpkin Patches 2022”
Hospital Bag Packing List
What you need to bring to the hospital when you have baby? Truthfully, you really only need an infant car seat, your ID and insurance information, phone chargers, and coming home outfits for you and baby.
But in case you want to bring a few more things, I’ve put together a hospital bag packing list with everything I am bringing to the hospital (and a few optional upgrade ideas) for baby girl’s arrival.Continue reading “Hospital Bag Packing List”