'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

8 Tips for Surviving the Long Winter in Northeast Ohio

Winter in Northeast Ohio is long. And gray. Very gray. It's not the arctic, exactly, but it takes some getting used to and it certainly takes its toll on you if you didn't grow up here. And I didn't. ... 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

On the Town Survival Guide: Indoor Waterparks

Winter in Northeast Ohio means trying to find ways to burn your kids’ seemingly endless energy, while being stuck indoors. One of our favorite things to do this time of year is to visit one of the m... Read more

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Moms

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t tend to make New Year’s resolutions anymore. Before I had kids, I had yearly goals that included things like: read two books a month, get in 7-8+ hours of... Read more

A Cool, Budget Friendly Idea for a Child’s Birthday Party

I don’t know about you, but the thought of planning a child’s birthday party can get to be stressful.  There is so much to think about: Finding the right location Managing the RSVP list ... Read more

A Pregnancy Calendar without the Fruit Salad

The typical pregnancy calendar includes 40ish week-by-week descriptions of pregnancy and birth: how a fetus is growing, what new symptoms you can expect, and checklists of what you can do to prepare t... Read more

Time: the Most Priceless Gift you can Give

Spending time with loved ones and reflecting on all that has gone right is a precious gift. Too many people feel afraid, unloved and alone, especially during the holidays. One of the most priceless gi... Read more

Cleveland Botanical Garden Glows with Festive Cheer

Glow has returned to the Cleveland Botanical Garden for the season, and it’s the perfect place to take your kids for a cozy, festive and educational outing. All the usual attractions are covered ... Read more

Winter with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

It seems counterintuitive, but the winter is a spectacular time to visit Cleveland Metroparks Zoo — not just the RainForest, either. Different animals prefer different temperatures. So, sure, the... Read more

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