aParently Speaking Advice

Miriam Conner is the host of Northeast Ohio Parent’s popular podcast, “aParently Speaking.” She holds a master’s degree in education and has more than 24 years of experience teaching middle school, high school and post secondary. Miriam is a Northeast Ohio Native; she and her husband have three children. Her blog focuses on "real parenting in real life." Read more from Miriam at letsgetrealparents.com

Today, I Cried

I am not a crier. I like to laugh and be happy. My usual response to most things whether happy, sad, mad, etc. is to crack a joke and laugh. No, I do not want to know what that means about me. For ... Read more

One Tank Trip: Kennywood's Holiday Lights

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and one of the most wonderful places to see some amazing lights with your family is Kennywood. Kennywood is an amusement park in West Mifflin, Pa. In the ... Read more

Working on my Resolutions — With Help From Pinecrest

January rolls around so quickly every year and if you’re like me, I think I need to do a better job with eating healthy, working out consistently, saying no more often, etc. Maybe this year, you eve... Read more

Not the Q Word!

Your child has been playing a sport for years. You have invested so.much.money. They've played on numerous teams that have involved traveling all over the world ( or so it seemed) and you have visions... Read more