NEOhio Parent Editor Mom

Angela Gartner is the editor of Northeast Ohio Parent magazine, wife, and mom of two boys. She loves to read, watch her sons play hockey and take care of the family's Scottish Terrier. She shares her experience as a boy mom and how she manages life as a working parent. Also, read her monthly "Editor's Note" column, other timely articles, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the magazine.

Parenting by the Generations

Each of us fits into a certain “generation category” — most parents with children ages 18 and younger are either Generation X or Millennial. I have been thinking a lot about how we differ in our... Read more

Magazine Behind-the-Scenes — 'Winter Cover'

Each month, we will take you behind-the-scenes of our magazine cover shoot. Looking out the window right now, winter has finally arrived — snow, cold and wind. It's perfect for what I was thinkin... Read more

'Hello, I am a Fortnite Mom' — 3 Things I Learned

"No!" "Come here." "What are you doing?" If sounds like this is coming from your child's room, they might be playing an online game with their friends such as Fortnite — or now, Creative De... Read more

Lessons in Working Together

The big yellow bus that comes down the road to pick up my sons for school provides mixed emotions. It means I can finally start my own work day. However, my anxiety sets in when I read out-of-state ne... Read more

Hope for Home — November Editor's Note

This month is typically a time for us to be thankful and count the (hopefully) many blessings in our lives. However, the reality is that some families are struggling and it’s difficult to see what ... Read more

Working Together to Read — October Editor's Note

It’s almost time for the state’s Third Grade Reading Guarantee, which for some parents could mean the difference between their child going to fourth grade or not.  The state initiative, which be... Read more

Prepared for School?

The week before school began in August, I felt like there wasn’t time to catch our breath. Between baseball, the mid-July Colorado family vacation, work deadlines, and an out-of-town weekend weddi... Read more

Game On

Whether you have a son or daughter, options for youth sports have become divided into specialty travel team versus recreation league — and if kids should play one or multiple sports — with parents... Read more

April 2018 Editor's Note: Spring Meltdown

With the spring thaw underway, you probably hope it’s the only meltdown you’ll experience this year. Likely, most kids are not immune to shutting down, crying, or having a fit over a certain ite... Read more

5 Tips to Work-From-Home with Kids

As a working parent, who mostly works from home, this summer has been a blessing — and a bit of a curse.  While I loved having all my boys at home, including my teacher husband, the quiet house to ... Read more

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