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 sports and take their two Scottish Terriers. 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 from the monthly magazine, which she shares on this blog!

Editor's Note: Summer Check-In

While most people are now on summer break, spending days at the pool, parks and going on vacation, family members of the two teachers and 19 children who were killed in the Robb Elementary School shoo... Read more

Editor's Note: Family Comes First

The holiday season has finally arrived, and we are a week away from a new (and hopefully better) year. With last year’s celebrations a bit bleak (and this year, too), I’ve been reflecting over th... Read more

Signs of the Season

October is one of my favorite months. For me, it’s the real beginning of fall. The leaves start to turn orange, red, yellow and brown. Halloween is right around the corner, and I get to see the inte... Read more

Roll With It

Time seemed to move faster in recent years; but I don’t know about you, these past seven months have been the longest of my parenting life. I think it’s because everything stopped: youth sports, t... Read more

Everyone Counts

A decade ago, I was a mother of two young boys (a 1 year-old and 4-year-old) in my first home. Also, during this time, it was the 2010 U.S. Census, which aims to count every person in U.S. households.... Read more

Climbing Out of the Technology Abyss 

“Mom, can I have your phone?” asks my 10-year-old son daily since he doesn’t have his own device yet. All of his games are on my phone, as is YouTube, which he uses to watch hockey-related video... Read more

Embrace the 'Why?' Moments with Your Kids

“Why is the sky blue?” “Why does my belly rumble when I am hungry?” “Where does lightning or thunder come from?”  “Where, how, why do we…”  If you are a parent, at some point your... Read more

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

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