Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus, OH

Scioto Audubon Metro Park in Columbus, OH

We spent the morning at the Scioto Audubon Metro Park, and had so much fun that we can’t wait to go back. The park had a playground, trails for hiking, a wooden walkway over the pond where we spied ducks, turtles, and cat tails, and then we climbed the water tower. Seriously, we could have [...]

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Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

Central Ohio Metro Park Programs

My son and I went to our first preschool program together at Blendon Woods. The Central Ohio Metro Parks offer year-round programs for people of all ages, and not only are they fun and educational, but free! We attended a program designed for the preschool aged group called “Big Trees.” A naturalist took us on [...]

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Field of Dreams Equine Education Center in Blacklick, OH

Field of Dreams Equine Education Center in Blacklick, OH

Field of Dreams Equine Education Center is one of the coolest places I’ve heard about lately. I found out about the farm from Kate over at A Kate Offering, a local blogger whose boys had a magical time finger painting horses, riding ponies, and brushing fine equine coats. Seriously, I smiled and gasped with joy [...]

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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, IN

Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, IN

I know, I know, not Ohio, but the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is awesome – plain and simple. From the incredible hands-on exhibits to the amount of play that can be done in one visit, this is truly worthy of a day trip or part of a weekend get-away. My husband had a conference in [...]

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CML’s Summer Reading Club Starts June 4!

CML’s Summer Reading Club Starts June 4!

Not sure if I’ve mentioned this lately, but I love the library. We have a fantastic library system in Columbus with FREE access to books, job and homework help, concerts, author visits, story times for children, and my favorite thing of all: Summer Reading Club! This year the Columbus Metropolitan Library‘s Summer Reading Club slogan [...]

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Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

Natural Play Areas at Columbus, OH Metro Parks

When was the last time you skipped a stone, climbed a tree, or played in a stream with your kids? If you haven’t done it in a while, take the kids to one of Central Ohio’s Metro Parks Natural Play Areas. Batelle Darby Creek, Highbanks, Prairie Oaks, Sharon Woods, and Three Creeks have areas designed [...]

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Columbus Commons in Columbus, OH

Columbus Commons in Columbus, OH

Columbus Commons in downtown Columbus is fabulous, and I am still in awe that City Center Mall once stood there. Thank you to the city for turning the space into a huge park for its residents. My memories of stopping at Au Bon Pain before acting class and fights with mom over school clothes (hee [...]

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