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Angela Gartner

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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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Understanding Anxiety Webinar Series from Julie Billiart Schools

Join Julie Billiart Schools' certified intervention specialists, therapists, board certified behavior analysts and administrators for this free five-part series. It provides resources for families of kindergarteners through eighth graders to help understand and support their children who have anxiety. ...
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Teacher Appreciation: Readers Nominate Educators for ‘2021 Thank You, Teachers’

2021 Editions Education Magazine May 2021
This year, we sent out a call for readers to nominate teachers whom they wanted to thank for going above and beyond. While we only can feature a few of them, we also want to express our appreciation to all teachers — and to our readers who took the time to support their educators. ...
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5 Tips to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Education Featured Parenting
National Poetry Month, which began in 1996 from the Academy of American Poets, celebrates its 25th year. Reading and learning poems help with rhyming, order of words and critical thinking skills. Here are five fun ways to introduce your kids to poetry. ...
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Pandemic Pressure: Check on Mental Health of Tweens and Teens

2021 Editions April 2021 Featured Magazine Parenting Worth Noting
With teens and tweens having normal stressors such as grades, social relationships and seeking independence from parents, the pandemic has brought on an additional worry. Dr. Laura Gerak, director of clinical psychology and pediatric psychologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, provides some ways parents can talk to their children and check on their mental health. ...
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Camp Decision Checklist

2021 Editions April 2021 Camp Featured
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to more questions about safety at camp. However, first-time campers and their parents still have to be comfortable with all other aspects of attending. We talked to Bill Champ, the auxiliary programs director and summer programs director at University School, about what parents can ask and do to make the most informed choice. ...
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Plant Native in Your Garden

2021 Editions April 2021 Featured Things to do
It’s almost that time of year to think about what to plant in your garden. While there are plenty of options at your local big-box store's garden center, think about choosing native flowers and plants this year. Planting native can add something special — and it goes a long way toward helping the environment. ...
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Northeast Ohio Parent 2021 Camp & Summer Programs Fair March 20 and 28

Camp Featured
Connect with representatives from a variety of camps and summer programs in the region! Also, there will be camp scholarship giveaways, entertainment from Jungle Terry and more! Both the upcoming West and East events offer in-person and drive-through options for attendance. ...
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The New Normal: Expectations for Camp in 2021

2021 Editions Camp Featured February 2021
From day camps to overnight camps, summer programs have been a staple in many families’ lives. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, kids had to stay close to home, many on their screens, not seeing friends or doing typical activities. Now, with the return of camp season in 2021, camp program directors have been preparing for a "new normal" and the extra mental health issues that could arise. ...
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Summer Camp & Programs Are Back in 2021

2021 Editions Camp February 2021 Magazine Parenting Summer Camps

By this time last year, many parents had begun thinking about their kids’ summer plans. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, camps and summer programs had released their registration information for

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Kindness Counts: Helping Others in the Community

2021 Editions Featured February 2021 Magazine Parenting
With kindness meaning more than one act, anyone can do it, every day. But there are people in the region who have decided to take it to the next level to help others. ...
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