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Meet Megan

Meet Megan

What’s your favorite thing about living in Hyde Park?   As a Cincinnati native, I’ve always loved the quaintness of Hyde Park. I love the walkability and small businesses. The square reminds me of a movie set. We have such amazing parks, homes and sense of community....

Swim Safety: 10 Things you Need to Know to Protect Your Kids

Swim Safety: 10 Things you Need to Know to Protect Your Kids

Summertime is the best time, but with fun days spent around pools, beaches and lakes, most moms are also concerned with water safety—and for good reason. Did you know that drowning is responsible for more deaths among children ages one to four than any other cause...

Letter Recognition at Home – Recommended by YOU!

Letter Recognition at Home – Recommended by YOU!

One of the reasons I love this job so much is that I get to connect with so many amazing Moms in our community, even if it’s behind the phone on social media. Everyone is so willing to help and give recommendations! Last week I asked you for help with Letter...

Meet the Sea of Smiles Team

Meet the Sea of Smiles Team

  We are so lucky to have amazing pediatric dentists in our area, and one of them is Sea of Smiles. They are located outside of Hyde Park in Anderson on Nagel Road. an amazing partner to Hyde Park Moms and I thought it would be good to introduce you to their team...

Mom Hack: Daily Harvest Smoothies

Mom Hack: Daily Harvest Smoothies

I’m usually not one for frozen meal packages, and they typically get thrown out after I don’t touch them for a whole year… until I tried Daily Harvest smoothies. Like many of you, you’ve probably seen them along the way and wondered if you’d like them, or if...

Pool Bag Picks

Pool Bag Picks

Here is my round up of favorite Pool/Beach bags this Summer. Logan and Lenora is definitely my top pick! Below is the print I ordered a while ago (sold out now!), but they have so many other cute ones to choose from. Lot’s of great options for you below.   Logan...

Warm Summer Pasta

Warm Summer Pasta

Sharing the recipe that was in the newsletter this past month. This will be a staple dish in our house this Summer! Inspired by a “succotash” salad, this pasta has a the flavors of Summertime – corn, tomatoes, lime etc.! INGREDIENTS 1/2 box (1/2 lb) of favorite...

Stroll & Shop at Rookwood this June!

Stroll & Shop at Rookwood this June!

The first ‘Stroll and Shop at Rookwood’ is Wednesday June 5th 10am – 12pm If you’re looking to get out an enjoy a fun morning with the kids, head to Rookwood to stroll and shop! Lots of great deals, entertainment and yummy food and beverage samples for you and...

Meet Anne

Meet Anne

I am so thrilled to be featuring Anne, a friend and absolute inspiration! Anne is one of those women who makes you feel comfortable right away, and her energy is contagious. She’s the new owner of Define Oakley and mom to three of the sweetest kiddos. Get to know more...

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading

If we’re being real here, summer reading for moms can be a bit of a pipe dream, particularly for those of us who have young kids (as in, you need to be 100 percent focused on them to keep them alive). Or kids with crazy sports schedules. Or full-time jobs. Etc., etc....

Cruciferous Crunch Pizza

Cruciferous Crunch Pizza

  This is going to be a staple for me when I make my Trader Joe’s grocery runs. Every time I’m there I grab at least a couple of bags of their Cruciferous Crunch which has shaved Brussels, kale, broccoli, green cabbage and purple cabbage. I started roasting this...

Meet Kate

Meet Kate

What’s your favorite thing about living in Hyde Park?   My husband and I lived in Chicago before moving back to the Cincinnati area, where we were used to walking everywhere (I didn’t even own a car).  We love being able to walk across the street and have several...

Essential Oil Mother’s Day Promo!

Essential Oil Mother’s Day Promo!

As most of you know, I absolutely love Essential Oils and all they bring to our home and family. This Mother’s Day, I’d love to help some of you experience them for the first time. The best way to get started is with a Starter kit. Check out my Instagram Highlights...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

BaubleBar Earrings I love the price point on these and they are perfect for Spring Summer season! Lake Pajamas I may have sent the link to these to my husband last night 🙂 Softest PJs around -Size up because they shrink a tad in the wash. Mitchell’s Salon Gift Card...

Meet Amanda

Meet Amanda

What’s your favorite thing about living in the Hyde Park area? THE WALKABILITY!! We absolutely LOVE our location, we can be to Oakley Square, Hyde Park Square and Mt.Lookout square in minutes!   Child(ren) and Age(s)? Ace will be 3 next month and his sister,...

Vanilla Bean Cashew Milk

Vanilla Bean Cashew Milk

This recipe has been one of my favorites for a while now – I’ve been meaning to post it forever! We are mostly dairy free (minus cheese, am I right?), and this cashew milk satisfies that craving for a creamy rich flavor in coffee, smoothies, cereal and even ice...

2019 Summer Camp Guide

2019 Summer Camp Guide

St. Ursula Villa Summer Camps Specialty camps and enrichment opportunties offered ALL SUMMER LONG Great options for working parents in need of child care Kids will LOVE being at school this summer with their friends (and making new ones!) We welcome incoming 3s (must...

In My Cart: Spring Maternity

In My Cart: Spring Maternity

1. Blue Romper |  2. Joggers  |  3. Gingham Button Dress  |  4. Black Maxi Dress  |  5. Elastic Waist Shorts 1. Sundry Midi Dress |  2. Cover up Dress  |  3. White Swing Tunic  |  4. Striped Dress (order a size or 2 up!)   |  5. Polka Dot Tunic 1. Casual Smock Tee |...

Spring Carrot Turmeric Soup

Spring Carrot Turmeric Soup

Ready to boost your immunity after cold season?  Whether your house has been hit hard this winter or you feel like you’re fighting it off because everyone around you is sick, consider taking to the kitchen to boost your family’s immunity, starting with this tasty...

How to Tackle Picky Eating – ABC Pediatric Therapy

How to Tackle Picky Eating – ABC Pediatric Therapy

We’ve teamed up with ABC Pediatric Therapy this year to give Moms the knowledge they need to know about child development and how to deal with tough topics, like picky eating. It can be so easy to over-worry about what your child is and is not eating and it feels...

Second Chance Outfitters – Kids Resale Event

Second Chance Outfitters – Kids Resale Event

Raise your hand if you’re a mama with more kiddo clutter than you know what to do with? Keep em up if the thought of getting rid of them for pennies on the dollar makes you want to cringe? Don’t put them down yet…maybe you’re a mama who loves...

Rainbow Craft from @rubyandfrances

Rainbow Craft from @rubyandfrances

It’s back! Another craft from the creative Mom behind @rubyandfrances – Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day and Spring time! I used an old pampers box and cut out the rainbow shapes. Then scraps of felt, fabric, ribbon, yarn, paper, anything lying around in rainbow...

What to Expect: First Dentist Visit

What to Expect: First Dentist Visit

When I think about having to go to the dentist, I try every excuse in the books to reschedule. It’s not my favorite self-care activity. So how can we expect our littles to be pumped up about someone putting pointy tools in their mouth?! It’s not an easy first (or...

Our Experience with Melatonin and Toddlers

Our Experience with Melatonin and Toddlers

Just like many of you, my toddler was struggling to fall asleep and would wake up multiple times during the night wanting Mommy to lay down and stay in her bed. She would only fall asleep if I was next to her laying in her bed. She seemed anxious about falling asleep...

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