Mom About Town

Northeast Ohio Parent Managing/Digital Editor Denise Koeth is raising her two sons while working part-time. She and her husband make a point to take the boys to area events and attractions, and Denise is always on the lookout for new, kid-friendly destinations. Here she will share her experiences in seeking family-friendly fun throughout the Northeast Ohio region.

Introduce Your Kids to the Cleveland Orchestra — and Save Money — With the ‘Under 18s Free’ Program

In Northeast Ohio, we are fortunate to have a top-ranking orchestra right in our own backyard. The world renowned Cleveland Orchestra dazzles audiences of all ages downtown at Severance Hall and at Bl... Read more

Tips for Planning a Family Trip to Chicago

If you’re looking for a family getaway that’s relatively close to home and doesn’t require each parent to use a lot of PTO, a long weekend trip to Chicago is a great option. There’s tons to do... Read more

To the Mom Friends who Told me the Things I Didn’t Know: Thank You

It’s common knowledge that the moment you announce your pregnancy, well-meaning family, friends, acquaintances, coworkers and people in line at the grocery store check-out will pepper you with unsol... Read more

Our Journey Through ‘Amazing Butterflies’ at Cleveland Botanical Garden

The Cleveland Botanical Garden’s recently-opened “Amazing Butterflies” exhibit checks all the boxes that I like to see when I take my sons to a new attraction: educational, fun for kids, and int... Read more

Kids Have a Magical Time at COSI’s ‘Mythic Creatures’

My family and I enjoy making day trips to Columbus, which usually include a visit to COSI (Center of Science and Industry). While the science center’s permanent exhibits are more than enough to keep... Read more

Great Toys for Kids: Transportation Edition

With two young sons (currently ages 3 and 5), I’ve become somewhat of a self-proclaimed expert when it comes to toys of certain genres (dinosaurs, for example). Topping the list of interesting toys ... Read more

Cleveland Botanical Garden Glows with Festive Cheer

Glow has returned to the Cleveland Botanical Garden for the season, and it’s the perfect place to take your kids for a cozy, festive and educational outing. All the usual attractions are covered ... Read more

Parents Share their Halloween Candy Favorites

We recently held a giveaway on the Northeast Ohio Parent Facebook page for tickets to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium’s annual Hauntaquarium event. To enter, parents were told to share their favorite... Read more

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Now Open in Columbus

The new LEGOLAND Discovery Center Columbus opened last week and for LEGO-lovers of all ages, it’s worth making the short drive down to Columbus. Located inside the Easton Town Center complex, LEG... Read more

New at Kalahari Sandusky: Bugs Burrow for Little Water Lovers

Earlier this summer, Kalahari Resorts and Conventions in Sandusky unveiled some new features: Bugs Burrow, an outdoor waterplay area designed especially for the littlest water lovers to splash and pla... Read more

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