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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 features 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 talking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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Temple Grandin Appears at Playhouse Square for Milestones Autism Conference Kick-Off Event

Special Needs

Temple Grandin, professor, best-selling author and advocate on autism, spoke to a crowded State Theatre at Playhouse Square Wednesday night to kick off the 15th annual Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Editor’s Review: Fidget Spinners

2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured June 2017 Magazine Parenting Worth Noting

Bottle flipping is so 2016 for kids right now. The new craze? Fidget Spinners. They’ve been seen at school, plus local baseball fields, parks, and playgrounds. This airplane propeller-like toy

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Explore Northeast Ohio’s Summer Reading Fun

2017 Editions Ages & Stages Education Featured June 2017 Magazine Things to do
Make reading fun this summer. Children and teens — and their parents — can participate in their local library's summer reading program. We provide a list of some of the region's program offerings. Need books? We have a few to explore to put on your summer reading list, thanks to recommendations from local libraries. ...
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Siblings Connect by Attending Camp Together

2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Magazine May 2017

Sending all your children to camp can sometimes be a difficult feat, especially when you factor in varying interests, compete levels, schedules, age ranges — not to mention double the

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Keeping Families Together in Foster Care

2017 Editions Ages & Stages Featured Magazine May 2017 Parenting
Families thinking of adoption or foster care are likely to come across a group of kids — siblings — who might not only want to be placed with a family, but hope their brothers and sisters can come, too. In honor of National Foster Care Month this May, learn more about the importance of placing siblings in foster care together, including benefits for the children and the overall family unit. ...
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A Conversation with Temple Grandin

2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Featured Magazine Special Needs

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

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6 Unique Ways your Kids can Benefit from Camp

2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Featured Magazine Parenting

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

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Nix Airport Anxieties when Traveling with Baby

2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Featured Magazine Parenting

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

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The Latest Baby Gear is both Adorable and Functional

2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Featured Magazine Parenting
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. ...
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‘Build It!’ at the Great Lakes Science Center

2017 Editions Ages & Stages April 2017 Magazine Things to do Worth Noting
"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." ...
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