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Cincinnati Children’s and Toyota have partnered to educate families about the importance of car seat safety. The program, called “Buckle Up for Life” has seen impressive results.  Children who are African American or Hispanic are three or four times more › Continue Reading

Summer is winding down and school is back in session, but we bet your kids aren’t slowing down at all! Our Pin of the Week will help fill the afternoons, evenings and weekends when you need to keep the kids › Continue Reading

The first day of school is right around the corner – if you missed it earlier this week, we shared a handy checklist for getting back-to-school ready.  Some kids dread going back to school, some welcome it and some might feel › Continue Reading

Every child deserves a special and memorable birthday, and our pin of the week can help! On her blog The House of Hendrix, Allison Hendrix describes 20 ways to make your child’s birthday extraordinary. With streamers and balloons filling their doorways and › Continue Reading

Like delivering the newspaper, babysitting is often a child’s first paying job.  The freedom, independence, and potential for earning money make this milestone a very exciting period in a young person’s life.  But along with that excitement and earning potential › Continue Reading

Some rocks, a few craft supplies and a little creativity are all you need to pull off our pin of the week, and it offers hours of entertainment for those endless imaginations. From her blog Small Potatoes, Arlee Greenwood brings › Continue Reading

Let’s face it—it’s July, and it’s hot. Aside from swimming or running through the sprinkler, there aren’t many outdoor activities that sound appealing right now. If you’re running out of ideas to keep your kids occupied and having fun, our › Continue Reading

This week’s pin is full of fun summer learning ideas brought to us by Megan Wallgren from FamilyShare.com. Summer is in full swing with long, hot days spent outside and late nights filled with lightening bug chases and not a › Continue Reading

This week’s patriotic tees pin comes from Kara at Kara’s Creative Place. Kara used plastic cups, rubber bands, permanent markers and rubbing alcohol to create this cool tie-dye look without the hassle or mess of other tie-dye methods. Kids will › Continue Reading

In celebration of Father’s Day, we’d like to take a few minutes to honor the fathers of our patients. I had the pleasure of meeting one particular dad this week, many people told me he’s a “Super Dad” – and › Continue Reading

It’s a three-peat! U.S. News & World Report announced their Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and we are honored to be named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country, for the third year in a row. In addition to › Continue Reading

This week’s Sensory Bottles Pin of the Week comes from Erin at A Bird and a Bean. Erin says, “I made these cute little bottles for my niece when she turned one. Sensory bottles provide a variety of learning experiences for preschoolers and › Continue Reading

Our newest neighborhood location in Green Township is in the final stages of construction and will open to patients on Monday, April 29th. As the opening approaches, we are excited to offer families, employees, friends, neighbors and members of the › Continue Reading

The photo above is of my son, Hector, wearing a Mehta Cast, the non-invasive corrective treatment that our family chose for Hector when he was diagnosed with idiopathic infantile scoliosis. You may be wondering why we would CHOOSE such a › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week comes from the blog Sew Many Ways. If you have a big Easter egg hunt at your house every year or have multiple children who are always fighting over the eggs, you are going to › Continue Reading

Our Pin of the Week and accompanying photo come from the blog All Things Simple. With Spring Break season in full swing, we hope this idea will be helpful for those of you who will be traveling with kids. Vacation › Continue Reading

This week (March 3-9) is National Patient Safety Awareness Week. Patient safety is priority number one at Cincinnati Children’s every day of the year, but you, our patient families, also play a critical role in making hospital stays as safe › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week is a “Squishy Bag” from the bloggers at Play At Home Mom LLC. Children can practice pre-writing skills, letters, numbers, shapes, etc. In addition, it offers a great therapeutic/calming effect and can be used simply as a sensory activity. We › Continue Reading

Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection of the hard work and dedication of our more than › Continue Reading

Our pin of the week comes from bloggers at thegoodstuffguide.com.  It is a phone number bracelet that young children can wear when traveling in airports, parks, field trips, etc. There are many products on the market to help identify your › Continue Reading

Can you believe December is almost over? We hope you all had a wonderful Holiday. Our pin of the week comes from the blog realdanagentry.com . It is an idea for celebrating new years with children.  The idea is to › Continue Reading

Our Pin of the Week comes from HGTV. It is a thankful tree to show what friends and family are thankful for this Holiday Season. This easy project will take center stage in your home throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving › Continue Reading

Ah, October. It’s the epitome of the fall season and one of my favorite months of the year. I love it. The weather, festivals, pumpkin farms, hay rides and most importantly, Halloween! Our neighbors have a giant inflatable spider with light-up › Continue Reading