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Angela Gartner

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Angela Gartner has been the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine since 2014. She has won local and national awards for her features, columns and photography over the years. Previously, her work appeared in publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers and The Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy every weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She is also a board member and past president at the Cleveland Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She loves reading, writing poetry and taking the family's Scottish Terrier on walks.

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“Stop the Hate” Grand Prize Winner: Jacqueline Hudak

2022 Editions Education/Schools Magazine May 2022
The ‘Youth Speak Out,’ essay writing contest for students, and Youth Sing Out, songwriting for classrooms provides scholarships and grants for middle school and high school students, and their schools. ...
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KidShow This Weekend at Great Lakes Mall

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The KidShow, held at Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, is a product of owner and producer Patty Perry of ProMark Enterprises. The free event provides family-friendly information, activities, entertainment and more for parents and their kids. We talk to Perry about this event and why it’s been a Mentor staple for the past 23 years.  ...
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Growing by Leaps and Bounds

2022 Editions Ages & Stages Magazine March 2022 Parenting
From infants to toddlers, to toddlers to preschoolers… and the list goes on. We are watching our children change daily or even weekly. We look at what’s new in developmental milestones, child socialization, choosing a daycare or preschool during a pandemic, and a book list to help kids with school and life changes. ...
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Editor’s Note: Sleepless in Cleveland

Northeast Ohio Parent Editor Angela Gartner shares her worries about kids and sleep, and how it's important to work on those bedtime routines, so everyone in the household can get some rest. ...
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12 Winter Break Family Fun Ideas

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Have plans for winter break or are you still looking for things to do around town or at home? Here are some ways to celebrate the winter break and spend time as a family before break ends. ...
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Redefining Family: Adoption Stories

2021 Editions Magazine November 2021 Parenting
This month takes on special meaning for parents and children who redefine what it means to be family. We spoke with two families who shared their foster-to-adoption stories. These families help their adopted children thrive, making this and every month a time to celebrate being home. ...
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Local Author Shares Her Unexpected Journey as Her Mother’s Caregiver

2021 Editions Aging Answers Featured October 2021
Jeannie Fleming-Gifford shares her journey as daughter and caregiver of her mother, who was diagnosed with a stroke in 2015, in “The Gift I Never Wanted: The Journey of Caregiving and Lessons Learned.” She provides some insights into her book, but also how she has dealt with decisions as her mother’s caregiver.  ...
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Early Intervention is Important for Speech and Hearing Delays

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As parents, we watch for every milestone — whether you have an infant or school-aged child — with careful caution and hope. We want to ensure our children have the basics down, like eating, talking, and mobility of their hands and feet. When issues do arise, it can be difficult to understand, and we might be tempted to play the blame game with ourselves. But for children who may have any delay, such as with hearing or language, it’s important not to wait. ...
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Attendees Enjoy Education & STEM Expo West at Crocker Park

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On Sunday, kids of all ages and their parents attended the Education and STEM Expo West at Crocker Park. Don't worry if you missed it, learn how to attend the Education & STEM Expo East on Sunday, October 10, at Acacia Clubhouse from Cleveland Metroparks in Beachwood. ...
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Double the Love: Homa Bash and Husband, Daniel, Celebrate Parenthood With Twins

2021 Editions August 2021 Magazine Parenting
Homa Bash, weekend morning anchor and special projects reporter at WEWS News 5 Cleveland, and her husband, Daniel, had something to celebrate in this difficult year. Bash gave birth to twin girls on June 23, and with the support of family and others, the couple is now navigating through double the fun of newborns. ...
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