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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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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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Winter Fun Ideas for Outdoor or Indoor Adventures

2021 Editions Ages & Stages Featured January 2021 Magazine Things to do
Winter brings a whole new season of outdoor and indoor adventures in the greater Cleveland/Akron area. Find some family-friendly fun at a variety of places in the region. ...
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Northeast Ohio Winter Hiking Activities

2021 Editions January 2021 Magazine Things to do
Do you need to get outside in the fresh air? Here's a list of hiking activities happening this month around the region. Bundle up and join naturalists who will lead you on a winter wonderland adventure on the trails.  ...
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Cleveland Play House Presents: Songs for the ‘The First Noel’

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With pop, gospel, and reimagined Christmas classics, it tells the story of a family that must confront the grief of the past in order to reunite and celebrate the joy of the present. This holiday concert features select performances from the musical and exclusive interviews with the composers. ...
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2020 Cover Kids Contest Winners Announced

2019 Editions 2020 Editions December 2020 Magazine

The winners are in for the 2020 Northeast Ohio Parent magazine Cover Kids contest. We received more than 200 entries of children ages 2-15 from across the region. read more

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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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