Endless Fun with Children’s Magazines

As we head into the colder months here in Southwest Ohio, I find myself looking for ways to not just entertain my children but also enrich them. It’s easy when the weather is lovely and we can spent countless hours engaged in physical activity and enjoying the world around us, but winter is a different beast. Last year, we were gifted a couple of children’s magazine subscriptions as part of a fundraiser for my son’s school (got to love grandparents.) […]

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Imaginations Run Wild at Dig ‘N Play – Update for 2020

Dig ‘N Play 9405 Cincinnati Columbus Rd. (Rt.42) West Chester, OH 45069    I was originally granted access to a sneak peek of the new Dig ‘N Play in 2019 prior to their Grand Opening, but decided to return to visit a fully operational Dig N’ Play once the dust had settled and once they had established their place in the world of indoor play areas. Cost Under 2 = 4 dollars, Children under the age of one are free […]

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Cincinnati Children’s Discovery Center at Liberty Center

Liberty Center 7100 Foundry Row Liberty Township, Ohio 45069 Liberty Center is one of the more unique areas in Southwest Ohio. There are eateries, shopping, and entertainment options such as the CineBistro. It’s a downtown that seemed to spring up overnight. And so far – it seems to be doing pretty well for its self. Tucked within Liberty Center’s main building is the Discovery Center which is sponsored by Children’s Hospital. It’s a bright and cheery play area and it’s […]

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The Highfield Discovery Garden

The Highfield Discovery Garden at Glenwood Gardens 10397 Springfield Pike Cincinnati, OH 45215 This place is magic. Ever wondered what it would be like to travel through a land of fairies and gnomes? This is the place for you. It is beautiful, fun, and unique. This has been on my must visit list since my son (now 4) was a baby, but I always ended up finding something else to do instead. It’s both a shame and a blessing. It’s […]

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Shaffer’s Run Community Park

Shaffer’s Run Community Park 6485 Vonnie Vale Ct, Hamilton, OH 45011 New Park! Well..not exactly a new park. But a newly renovated park and it is BEAUTIFUL and near perfection. This is a work in progress and during our visit this morning – the swings were not yet installed. It is my understanding that the swings will be installed today (7-9-19). Secondly – currently only the “big kid” structure is renovated and installed. The older structure (green in the pictures […]

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A Revisit To Dudley Memorial Park – an Updated Review

Dudley Memorial Park 5700 Yankee Road Liberty Township, OH 45044 A lot has changed at Dudley Memorial Park since we last visited a year ago – so we decided to pay them a visit today to see the changes for ourselves. The biggest change is FENCING! Nearly the entire playground is now fenced with a beautiful wooden fence. Not only is it fenced, but the fence is also adorned with comfortable wooden benches. I was able to plop myself down on one […]

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Marvel and Trains, Oh My!

Marvel and Trains, Oh My! I don’t know about anyone else – but End Game has me in Marvel fever right now. I’m looking forward to the launch of Disney+ streaming service and the original Marvel content that will be available. Apparently it will all be connected to the Cinematic universe? Whaaat? An entire series about the Scarlet Witch? Sign me up. Take all my money. While my son is too young for the Marvel movies – he is enthralled […]

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Harbin Park

Harbin Park 1300 Hunter Rd, Fairfield, OH 45014 Harbin Park is the heart of Fairfield – a place to retreat for a family picnic, some playground amusement or a peaceful walk. The park is relatively easy to miss. It’s tucked back off of pleasant, through a neighborhood, and up a hill. But it’s certainly not a small park and it is not one that should be overlooked. Play Structure 100% honest. The play structures here at Harbin Park are extremely […]

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Ault Park

Ault Park 5090 Observatory Ave Cincinnati, OH 45208   Traveling to the east side of the city is essentially the same as traveling to an entirely different state for me. I’ve never been familiar with the east side. I was born and raised a bit North of city center, lived in Colerain at one point in my life, as well as Westwood and now I’m north in the ‘burbs of Hamilton. But the east side? That’s foreign territory to me. […]

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