Meet The Family Friendly Cincinnati Bloggers

Shannan B., Founder - Born in Germany and raised in a small town in Iowa, Shannan resides in northern Kentucky with her high school sweetheart and two sons. During the day she runs Scooter Media, a public relations agency located in Covington, but at night and on the weekends she’s all about her family.  She enjoys getting out and exploring the Queen City with her husband and boys and is a firm believer that they best learning occurs through experiences. When she’s not blogging about their Tri-State adventures she’s most likely to be found enjoying the arts, relaxing on Lake Cumberland or camping at Mammoth Cave National Park with her family.  She is active in the community, volunteering at her sons’ school, with ArtsWave and COV200, as well as sitting on the board of YMCA Camp Ernst.  Shannan can also be found blogging at LifeInTheNKY | Twitter: Shannanb or LifeInTheNKY

Michelle H., Editor - Michelle lives in northern Kentucky with her husband and 3 children.  In another lifetime she worked in corporate America, but gave up the glamorous life after the birth of her first son.  She is now a very happy stay at home mom who loves to try new things with her kids, test different recipes and work in her garden.  Michelle loves to seek out exciting and unique experiences with her family.  She also enjoys bargain hunting and sharing her deals with family and friends.  An avid reader, she can sometimes be found taking a break at the coffee shop with a good book. Michelle can also be found blogging at I’m Living the Good Life | Twitter: mhammers

Katie S., Editor - Katie resides in Northern Kentucky with her husband Michael and their four young children. Katie taught preschool until 2007, when she made the decision to spend time at home with her children.  Katie keeps busy with her four children, exploring all of the nooks and crannies of Northern Kentucky & Cincinnati. Katie also owns her own business: Cards by Katie, in which she creates & sells handmade note cards for every occasion.  She also enjoys crafting, cooking, reading, and blogging. Katie & her family are constantly on the go and always looking for new & interesting things to do around town. Katie can also be found blogging at The Little Things | Twitter: LittleThingsMom

Amy Q., Editor - Amy is a wife and mother to two crazy, active sons ages 10 and 8. She loves to sew, craft, amyq-ffcscrapbook, bake, read, and play many different types of games (much to the relief of both her husband and her kids!) When she’s not at Scooter Media, where she works part time as a social media specialist, she can be found out and around town looking for fun stuff to do with her kids (or blogging about it) and volunteering at her son’s school.  Amy was born, raised and still resides in Northern Kentucky but is still amazed to find new and wonderful places to visit and fun things to do in this wonderful area! Amy can also be found blogging at In A GalaxyTwitter: Rosamamie

Kristin G., Contributor -Kristin is a stay-at-home married Mom of two energetic girls (ages 8 & 10). Her family, complete with chocolate lab, Bailey, cat, Ginger and Guinea Pig, Cookie, live North of Cincinnati in Mason, KristinOhio (Deerfield Township). Kristin loves all that Greater Cincinnati has to offer.  She even started her own family-friendly website resource, MasonMetu in February of 2009 and has enjoyed sharing her ideas on all the wonderful family-friendly things available. Kristin can also be found blogging at MasonMetu |  Twitter: Kgoecke 

Phyllis M., Contributor -Phyllis was born in California and raised, well, all over with a long stay in Florida. She now resides in phyllis-mccarthyNorthern Kentucky with her husband and two daughters’ ages 9 and 11. Phyllis is passionate about healthy living and nutrition. As a Certified Health Coach, she loves to help people upgrade the food they put on their plate and balance the lifestyle choices that truly nourishes each of us. Phyllis is a Behavior Coach at Retrofit a weight loss company committed to unleashing your human potential.  Phyllis can also be found blogging at Cincy Health Coach | Twitter: PhyllisMC  

Karen E., Contributor - Karen resides in Blue Ash with her husband of 21 years, her  nine year old daughter and six year old son.   She and her family are out and about in Cincinnati most weekends looking for new experiences and enjoying tried and true favorite places and events. Karen can also be found blogging at Little World After All |  Twitter: KarenEborall

susan-wenner-jackson-115x128Susan J., Contributor – Susan grew up in West Chester in the 70s, 80s and 90s, and now lives there with her own family: Hubs Jay, plus daughter Cassie (6) and son James (3). By day, she’s a copywriter for a local advertising agency. By night/weekend, she’s a mom who takes on too much, usually shows up a few minutes late, and loves nothing more than the sound of her kids’ laughter. She’s been writing for Family Friendly Cincinnati since it was founded in 2009. Susan can also be found blogging at Working Moms Against Guilt | Twitter: SusanWJackson