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Angela Gartner

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Angela Gartner is the current editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for Cleveland/Akron/Lake-Geauga Family magazines. As a journalist, her features and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. She loves watching her two sons play either at the ice rink or baseball field. Her favorite things are books, spending time finding new places around Northeast Ohio and hanging out with the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger.

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Mosaic Weighted Blankets Review & Giveaway

mosaic weighted blankets
2018 Editions Ages & Stages February 2018 Magazine Special Needs
Many kids who have anxiety, sensory or sleep issues might benefit from a weighted blanket that can provide a sense of comfort. Learn more about Mosaic Weighted Blankets, including how to select the correct weight for your child. Also, find out how you can win one! ...
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Adventures in Reading: Summer Camp Books for Kids

Books about summer camp
2018 Editions Ages & Stages Camp Featured February 2018 Magazine Parenting

Want to get your kids in the the spirit of summer camp? Here are some books for kids — and a bonus book for parents — about life away from home. Even for those who aren’t attending camp, these also make great just-for-fun, adventurous reads. read more

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Help for Parents whose Children Struggle with Impulse Control

impulsivity in kids
2018 Editions Ages & Stages Featured January 2018 Magazine Special Needs

Some children grab something they shouldn’t or might yell, scream or jump. While this can be often seen as part of development, sometimes there is more to these impulsive behaviors.   read more

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Children’s Museum of Cleveland is New and Improved

things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio
2018 Editions January 2018 Magazine Things to do Worth Noting

At its new location in the Midtown Cleveland neighborhood, the Children’s Museum of Cleveland brings a fresh look at fun and learning for all abilities in the historic Stager-Beckwith mansion. read more

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Editor’s Tech Review: TouchNote App

TouchNote app
Technology Worth Noting

Do you or does someone in your life want printed photos? TouchNote provides that opportunity right from your phone. The app allows you to send one high-quality photo or collage in a postcard by mail at a low cost. You can type in a message on the back or leave the card blank. No printing required! The app even offers ways to order canvas photos, frames, greeting cards or a print box filled with favorite photos from your smart device. This app is great for out-of-town relatives, people who aren’t on your social media pages, or someone you know who appreciates printed photos. It’s quick, easy, and can be a great surprise for someone you love. read more

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After the Diagnosis: Next Steps for Parents who have Children with Special Needs

Cleveland special needs resources
2017 Editions Featured Magazine November 2017 Parenting Special Needs
Whether your child has ADHD, autism, learning challenges or developmental delays, receiving any diagnosis can be an emotional time for the whole family. With so much to consider, it sometimes might be difficult to figure out what to do first. ...
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Adoptive and Foster Parents Open their Doors to Kids in Need

Ohio adoption agencies
2017 Editions Featured Legal Magazine November 2017 Parenting
In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, we highlight the need for foster and adoptive parents in the greater Cleveland area, as well as feature some local families who have opened their homes and a few of the resources that help to ease the transition. ...
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Must-Know Facts About Ohio’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee

Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee
2017 Editions Ages & Stages Education Featured Magazine Parenting September 2017

Parents with elementary-age children who haven’t taken the Third Grade Reading Guarantee might be wondering if their kids will be ready for the state mandated test. While school districts begin preparing students in kindergarten, here are some things to know and do before your child reaches third grade. read more

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