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Road Trip!

2014 Editions Education July 2014 Magazine

College Road Trip With Your Teen Northeast OhioVisit and tour a college campus this summer with your teen.

Multitasking and families seem to go together. Parents are pulled in all directions and sometimes it’s tough to know

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Keep Kids Sharp and Avoid the ‘Summer Slide’

2014 Editions Education June 2014 Magazine
Summer vacation is a welcome classroom break for most students. The downside is that many lose academic ground and spend weeks or months in the fall making up for lost skills. Educators call it the “summer slide.” However, with standardized tests becoming increasingly important in school, students can’t afford to fall behind when summer arrives. ...
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Home Alone: Is Your ‘Built-In Babysitter’ Ready?

2014 Editions June 2014 Magazine Parenting
Just about every parent at one time or another has had to make an honest assessment of their child’s maturity. And, at no time is this more crucial than when children are home for summer break. Here's some help for assessing your child’s readiness to handle the household when Mom and Dad are away. ...
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Camp Counselors: Part Teacher, Part Coach, Part Friend

2014 Editions Magazine May 2014 Parenting
From leading songs to encouraging new activities, camp counselors are the ones who work closely with your child throughout their camp stay. When hiring counselors and aides, camps look for individuals who can relate to children and be strong leaders while bringing a sense of fun to the job. ...
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The Family Fortress: Simple Tips to Keep Your Child and Home Safe

Magazine May 2014 Parenting
Parents are all too aware of the dangers that children may ­encounter beyond the walls of their own home. Yet the real ­dangers exist much closer. With some simple safety precautions, ­parents can prevent many injuries and poisonings. ...
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Families Can Go Green in April

2014 Editions April 2014 Health Magazine Parenting

ecopicEco-living made easy with these helpful tips.

Reduce, reuse and recycle is the mantra of green-living advocates, but what you bring into your home is just as important as what

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Campers Helping Communities

2014 Editions April 2014 Education Magazine Parenting
Children learn leadership skills while giving back to others. Some camps offer programs not only to enrich abilities but also provide opportunities to help their communities. ...
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Adventures in Summer Camp — Sweet Summertime Ritual Gets Creative

Magazine March 2014
The word “camp” might conjure certain images — burnt marshmallows, awkward archery lessons and stinky latrines. However, that’s not the case for today’s children — and their parents — who have increasingly found a modern approach to their camp experience. New-age day to overnight camps offer summertime rituals, which enhance both learning and imagination. ...
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