The average U.S. family spends more than $1,000 a year on babysitting, according to two Akron moms who believe they have hacked the babysitting problem.
Enter Komae (a Greek word for “village”), a new app that gives parents back their freedom with a babysitting exchange platform. Using the app, parents create a profile, invite friends to join their “village,” and exchange free babysitting through points instead of money. The app calculates, stores and transfers points based on things like the amount of time per session, how many kids are being cared for, and whether it’s a weekend or weekday.
The Cleveland Metroparks celebrates its 100th birthday this year. This video offers a great glimpse into the making of the Cleveland Metroparks Centennial Book.
There are many opportunities for the whole family to hop into some seasonal fun in the region beginning this weekend.
Check out our list of area Easter-themed events, including egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny, crafts, and more. As always, there's plenty for children to do, and also some unique activities geared toward adults. ...
Beaumont School has been officially authorized as an International Baccalaureate Programme World School. The school will offer the IB Diploma Programme for students in grades 11 and 12, starting in fall 2017. The IB program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. ...
Northeast Ohio Parent magazine took top honors for its editorial content and design at the Parenting Media Association’s recent convention and awards ceremony, earning four Gold Awards at the annual event. Find out which sections and issues won awards, plus learn a little more about your local, go-to parenting resource! ...
Whether you're searching for children's clothes and toys or big ticket items like baby gear, you'll find great deals this spring at resale and consignment events. Check our list of area sales to find one near you, then finalize your shopping list. ...
It's the sweetest time of year again in the Greater Cleveland region. Celebrate maple season with some hands-on events that are fun for the whole family. From sap collection and boiling lessons to scenic driving tours — and the ever-popular all-you-can-eat pancake breakfasts — there are many opportunities to soak up all things maple. ...
The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra will hold auditions at Severance Hall during the month of May for the 2017-18 season. Middle and high school student instrumentalists who are studying privately and involved in their school music program are invited to audition. Find out when your child needs to apply and instruments the orchestra is hoping to hear. ...
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