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Angela Gartner

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About the author

Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her articles 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. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and taking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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Adoption and Foster Care Agencies Deal With COVID-19 Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed many lives and daily routines. For foster care and adoption care agencies, there has been an adjustment to the challenges, but there also is still a need to serve families in the community.  ...
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Celebrating Veterans Day

Today, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11,  we celebrate those who are have served and fought for the U.S. It's important to recognize and thank the men and women in the military service, along with their families. We provide ideas on how kids can thank a veteran and some local resources. ...
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Wishes for Home: Northeast Ohioans Share Inspiring Adoption Stories

2020 Editions Magazine November 2020 Parenting
Family happens in all different ways. You bring someone in your life because you want them to be there. That’s how adoption works. It’s about opening your home and making room for love. These challenging times might make it difficult to think about the possibility of adoption or foster care. Most families who have gone through the process of adoption say it’s worth it, although it takes time, some patience and, often, a few heartaches to complete. ...
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Introducing Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Baby Koala!

Featured Videos Things to do
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has a baby koala for the first time in 10 years! The joey, born in February, emerged from its pouch and can now be seen with mom, Mackenzie, at Gumleaf Hideout in the zoo's Australian Adventure. ...
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Editor’s Review: Wonder Crate — Learning in a Box

2020 Editions June/July 2020 Magazine Things to do

For kids, especially as they get older, it feels more difficult to engage them in learning activities that don’t involve smart devices. Instead of thinking digitally, Wonder Crate provides a

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Education, Arts and More: Lakewood Offers Opportunities for Learning, Cultural Programs

2020 Editions Community Focus June/July 2020 Magazine Things to do

The city of Lakewood is a unique place known for its culture and education. Families who live in the city can take advantage of the public schools, independent schools

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Fireworks Safety for Families

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In this video interview, Angela Gartner, editor of Northeast Ohio Parent magazine, talks to Heather Trnka, Injury Prevention Coalition supervisor at Akron Children's Hospital, about fireworks safety for families during the Fourth of July holiday weekend. ...
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Helping Teens Find Ways to Connect This Summer

2020 Editions June/July 2020 Magazine Parenting Teens
Now that school is over — and despite the recent reopening of businesses in the state — typical summer hotspots will be limited. Parents need to help their tweens and teens transition into this new summer break routine — one that doesn’t include self-isolating in their room. ...
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Akron Children’s Hospital Shares Summer Safety Tips for Families

Featured Videos Health Parenting Parenting Through the Pandemic
Northeast Ohio Parent sat down with Akron Children's Hospital to talk about summer safety issues for kids and families, including the impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch this video interview to help prepare your kids for a fun — and safe — summer. ...
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Telehealth: the New Home Doctor Visit

2020 Editions Health Magazine May 2020
Using telehealth, doctors can provide their patients a health portal from a smart device where they can assess health conditions, provide therapy and more. This type of home treatment is rapidly on the uptick. With the outbreak of COVID-19, it became increasingly clear that telehealth could be used instead of the typical face-to-face appointment.  ...
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