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Tips to Manage Back-to-School Anxiety

2020 Editions August 2020 Education Featured Magazine Parenting Parenting Through the Pandemic

The start of the school year usually comes with at least a touch of trepidation, but this year, it’s more important than ever to navigate end-of-summer anxiety read more

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10 Things to Pack for Summer Camp (and 5 to Leave at Home)

2020 Editions April 2020 Camp Featured Magazine Parenting

There may still be a chill in the air here in Northeast Ohio, but believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about packing for summer camp. You don’t

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Students on Lockdown: When Preparing for an Intruder is Part of the Curriculum

2020 Editions Education Magazine March 2020 Parenting
School shootings rank as the second most common worry among children ages 6 to 17. We spoke with area students and school districts about what's being done to keep kids safe, as well as how parents can talk to their children about school violence. ...
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Mother Nature Keeps Kids Active, Healthy and Learning 

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2020 Editions Camp Featured February 2020 Magazine Things to do

Technology is pretty cool, we get it. It’s convenient, it’s entertaining, there’s a lot of great learning tools out there. Yeah, yeah, we know. read more

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Getting a Head Start: How Students can Earn College Credits in high school

2019 Editions Education Magazine October 2019 Teens

Adrianna Lakatos graduated this past May from Chardon High School. Like her classmates, she had spent her high school days doing the things she loved: drama club, attending football games

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Teach Kids Safety on the Walk to School

2019 Editions Ages & Stages August 2019 Featured Magazine Parenting
Many parents will have to make a decision to allow their children to walk to and from school. There are safety risks in the form of traffic, strangers, bullying and several other factors they can be exposed to along their route, and communication is the number one way to help mitigate any concerns. ...
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Camps That Incorporate Good Deeds Help Kids Grow in Empathy, Stewardship

2019 Editions April 2019 Camp Magazine

The years when children attend summer camp intersect with some of the most impressionable years of a person’s life, when social interactions, experiences and lessons often form long-term identities. Choosing

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X-Treme Summer Camps Kick the Camping Experience up a Notch

2019 Editions Ages & Stages April 2019 Camp Featured Magazine Teens
Some camps push the boundaries of kids’ abilities and brain power, challenging and honing their skills and confidence. "X-treme" camps take a specific hobby, activity or aspiration to the next level, becoming an immersive experience that can change kids’ lives. They’re often designed to get campers out of their comfort zones to think outside the box and explore their own physical and mental limits — but in a fun, safe and supervised way. ...
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Summer Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Planning Guide for Parents  

2019 Editions Camp February 2019 Magazine Parenting
Summer overnight camp is a big step for kids — and their parents. Advanced preparation is key to reducing anxiety and creating a positive, exciting lead-up to the experience for everyone in the family. Here’s a month-by-month primer to prepping for your child's summer camp adventure.   ...
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