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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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25 Learning Activities to Do in the First Year of Preschool

2019 Editions Ages & Stages Education Featured Magazine Parenting September 2019

Sending your child to preschool is one of the first steps to starting their education. Ohio’s Early Learning & Development Standards, for children ages 3-5, focus on five domains: approaches

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OPINION: Safety for Kids Outside the School Bus

2019 Editions Education Magazine Parenting September 2019
It’s something that’s always in the back of our minds as parents: safety. How can we keep our kids safe from everything we deem harmful? From when they are babies to the first time they get on the school bus (and beyond), we are reminding them what to do and what not to do.  ...
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Cleveland Tall Ships Festival Brings Family Fun to Lake Erie

Things to do

Get your “sea legs” ready for this weekend. The Tall Ships are here! The Tall Ships festival, which runs through July 14, features a fleet of replica and restored ships

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Everyday Heroes Returns to Maltz Museum

2019 Editions July 2019 Magazine Worth Noting

Eli Inwood, 6, of Cleveland Heights, creates large towers at the “Building a Better World Lego Station” inside the Everyday Heroes Activity Center at Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in

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MLB All-Star Game & Family Staycation in Cleveland

2019 Editions Featured June 2019 Magazine Things to do
The MLB All-Star Week kicks off tomorrow with the opening of family-friendly PLAY BALL PARK. Plan your visit downtown with these fun-filled activities and learn what is scheduled for All-Star Week. ...
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Behind the Plate with Kevin Plawecki

2019 Editions Featured June 2019 Magazine Parenting
Indians catcher — and new dad — Kevin Plawecki, along with his wife, Tayler, share what they love about their new hometown, as well as their experiences raising their 8-month-old son, Kasen. Learn about the family of three, including how they like to spend their free time around the region. ...
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Gigi’s Playhouse Down syndrome Center Opens in Canton

2019 Editions June 2019 Magazine Special Needs Worth Noting

Stacy Jackson was thrilled to finally see Gigi’s Playhouse in Canton open its doors in April. She was part of the launch team for the Down syndrome Achievement Center located

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Rights for Moms

2019 Editions Magazine May 2019

Being a mom is joyful and sometimes challenging. Whether you are pregnant, breastfeeding, planning to foster or adopt, or trying to conceive, other people comment on your decisions about parenting.

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A Home for Teens: Working with Older Youth in Foster Care

2019 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Magazine May 2019 Parenting Teens
According to the Public Children Services Association of Ohio, as of last July, 31 percent of children in custody were ages 12-17, and 913 children aged out of the system. While many families pursue building a family through adoption and imagining parenting younger children, there is a great need for teen foster and adoption. ...
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Fighting for Jett

2019 Editions Magazine May 2019 Parenting Special Needs

Twenty-two-month-old Jett seems like a typical toddler. He is curious about the world around him, but also tightly clings to his parents. His big brown eyes light up the

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