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  • Holiday Gift Guide 2022

    Holiday Gift Guide 2022

    Stumped on what to get your little ones this year? I’ve put together a collection of gift ideas with our favorite toys for kids ages 0 to 5, plus a Hanukkah gift guide and a guide to stocking stuffers.

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  • Cincinnati Holiday Lights

    Cincinnati Holiday Lights

    Looking for the best holiday lights around Cincinnati? Here are the best walkable and drive thru displays in 2022.

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  • Cincinnati Indoor Play Places

    Cincinnati Indoor Play Places

    From play pretend towns to indoor playgrounds, there’s an indoor play place that’s perfect for everyone on our list of Cincinnati Indoor Play Places.

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  • Gift Ideas for Babies

    Gift Ideas for Babies

    In this gift guide you’ll find our favorite toys, baby gear and useful gifts for babies 0 to 12 months old.

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  • Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

    Gift Ideas for Preschoolers

    As a preschooler, my 4 year old loves building toys, puzzles, and play pretend toys. In this gift guide, you’ll find toys that are ideal for children ages 3.5-5 years old.

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  • Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids

    Stocking Stuffers for Little Kids

    Looking for stocking stuffer ideas that are perfect for little kids ages 1 to 5? From bath toys to special every day items to classic toys, you’re sure to find something that they’re sure to love (and thank Santa for).

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  • Gift Ideas for Toddlers

    Gift Ideas for Toddlers

    As a toddler, 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.

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  • Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds

    Gift Ideas for 1 Year Olds

    One year olds can be hard to shop for, but in this gift guide you’ll find a list of our favorite toys for 1 year olds that our son received that he loved for many years.

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  • Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids

    Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids

    This Hanukkah gift guide is perfect for kids ages 1-5, and 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.

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  • Cincinnati Pumpkin Patches 2022

    Cincinnati Pumpkin Patches 2022

    I’ve rounded up a list of all pumpkin patches in the Cincinnati area. There’s a pumpkin patch that’s perfect for everyone on this list – most within 1.5 hour drive from the city.

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  • Hospital Bag Packing List

    Hospital Bag Packing List

    What you need to bring to the hospital when you have baby? I’ve put together a hospital bag packing list with everything I am bringing this time around.

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  • Pool Day Gear Guide

    Pool Day Gear Guide

    Finding that you’re not quite as prepared for a fun day at the pool with the kids? Here are all of our favorite things to have the best pool day.

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  • Cincinnati Splash Pads Summer 2022

    Cincinnati Splash Pads Summer 2022

    The full list of Cincinnati area splash pads & kid-friendly pools open in summer 2022.

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  • 10 Best: Cincinnati Spring Bucket List 2022

    10 Best: Cincinnati Spring Bucket List 2022

    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.

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  • Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati

    Best Spots for Creeking around Cincinnati

    Strap on your rain boots or water shoes and check out the best creeking spots around Cincinnati – as recommended by you!

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  • 5 Activities When Your Kid is Home Sick

    5 Activities When Your Kid is Home Sick

    If you’re anything like our family, your kid has been home sick and miserable a lot this year. So I put together 5 easy, low-key activities to do with your kids when they’re on the mend, but not ready to go back to school.

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