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Family Saturday at the UnMuseum

Family Saturday at the UnMuseum

My friend Liz invited our family to the UnMuseum at the Contemporary Arts Center downtown on January 25th, which just so happened to be Henry’s 4th birthday.  I told the kids that this was Henry’s birthday party, since I knew it would be a festive day at the museum.  Liz had prepared a “Family Saturday”...
Holiday Toy Trains at the Behringer Crawford Museum

Holiday Toy Trains at the Behringer Crawford Museum

Henry and I went to see one of our favorite holiday attractions today, the Holiday Toy Trains at the Behringer Crawford Museum in Devou Park.  While Henry likes watching the trains zoom around and pushing all the interactive buttons on the display, I always like to look for the interesting tidbits in this display… Holiday...
The Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati

The Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Tucked away in Latonia, Kentucky is a gem of a museum…a must-see for those who  love trains.  It’s the Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati.  We visited recently and I snapped a few pictures to use in our Christmas cards.  The kids loved exploring the cars, walking the rails and talking to the volunteers who were...
Thursday Art Play at the UnMuseum

Thursday Art Play at the UnMuseum

Henry and I went to the UnMuseum at the Contemporary Arts Center downtown today for Thursday Art Play for preschoolers.  We had a marvelous (and messy) morning!  He loved doing some truly creative projects geared for little ones, and then he explored every inch of the UnMuseum.  I see this being a regular happening for...

{this moment}

Inspired by SouleMama:  A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see....
Create Your Own Chihuly Sculpture

Create Your Own Chihuly Sculpture

Our family loves the arts, and we also love creating our own works of art.  A few months back I read about a very cool art project for kids on the blog Mary Making and it inspired me to do a similar project with my children.    The project was to create a plastic sculpture that...
A Visit to the Cincinnati Art Museum

A Visit to the Cincinnati Art Museum

Last week I took the kids to the Cincinnati Art museum.  That’s right…four small children at the Art Museum.  I was nervous at first, but felt much better when we arrived and I saw busload after busload of noisy little children entering the museum.  I have always thought of the art museum of a quiet,...