Temple Grandin, professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, best-selling author, speaker and consultant of livestock equipment and animal welfare, has become a prominent and authoritative figure for the autism community.
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Airplanes can be a source of anxiety for parents with young children, even before they take off from the runway. Restrictions, security gates, crowds and the added luggage might scare some away from this type of travel until the kids get older. To help ease family trip fears, Akron-Canton Airport plans to provide tours for moms — and dads — who wish to get experience before they board.
As part of the celebration of its 60th anniversary, the Lorain County Metro Parks is featuring "Dinosaurs!" through May 7 at its Carlisle Reservation in LaGrange. The special event features indoor and outdoor exhibits, including interactive dinosaur activities and displays, animatronic dinosaurs, a playroom for the youngest visitors to explore, and more.
With each new baby comes new gear. Sometimes the sheer variety of products can feel overwhelming, thanks to all the claims of “new and improved” items. While it's ultimately up to parents to know what’s best for their baby, here are some highlights when it comes to trendier — yet functional — baby products on the market right now. Plus, find out which items our Northeast Ohio Parent editors can't live without when it comes to caring for their little ones.
Summer camp offers kids an opportunity to make new friends and experience time away from home while trying new adventures in traditional activities, academics and sports. There are plenty of reasons why kids should attend camp, but instead of seeking out the typical reasons, we found some hidden benefits that every parent should know.
"Build It!" runs through Sept. 4 at the Great Lakes Science Center. The special exhibit offers three hands-on phases, the first of which currently features castle-themed activities, including a virtual catapult and a giant castle with secret passageways. Visitors can design their own castles and courtyards. The exhibit also features educational displays about the real medieval era, Lego mosaics on display, and a stop-motion animation station so kids can create their own mini "Lego Movie."
Ryan Craig, captain and left wing for the Cleveland Monsters, his wife, Jaydee, and the couple's three children have had a very busy year. Along with his hockey teammates, Ryan celebrated the Monsters winning the American Hockey League’s Calder Cup Championship last June — and his family was along with him for the ride. Find out how the Craig family celebrated the win and why they love living in Northeast Ohio.