2018 Editions

2018 Editions

The Importance of Play for Young Children

A recent report by the American Academy of Pediatrics underscores the importance of play for building skills and nurturing relationships — and calls for pediatricians to write a “prescription for play” at well visits during the first two years of life to help children meet developmental milestones. ...
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#CLEMAMA: Life Advice for Our Kids

“Wear Sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it.”

Does that sound familiar? Maybe not, depending on your age. It was a

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Christmas tree farms near Cleveland, Ohio

Northeast Ohio Christmas Tree Farms

The greater Cleveland/Akron area provides many options for fresh-off-the-farm Christmas trees, including some fun seasonal activities — many of which kick off this weekend. Check our list of local tree farms to find your perfect pine, and plan to stay for some festive family fun. ...
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Delayed Cord Clamping: Does Waiting to Cut the Umbilical Cord Provide Benefits to Baby?

Rather than cutting the cord the moment baby is delivered, many expectant parents are following the practice of delayed cord clamping. While it's not a new medical discovery, expectant parents are becoming more aware of the practice as health organizations have put out new research and recommendations supporting delayed clamping. ...
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Parent’s Guide to Black Friday Shopping

If shopping is your sport, the “Super Bowl” is merely weeks away — Black Friday is Nov. 23. We offer parents a few tried and true tips to maximize the deals and minimize the headaches on this day. ...
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Ohio education attendance policy

Ohio Law Details Attendance Changes in Schools

In an effort to change how districts handle students with excessive absences and truancy issues, the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 410, which states schools can no longer suspend or expel students for missing too much school. ...
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Old Trail School, Countryside Announce Farm Project Partnership

Old Trail School and Countryside announced a new “Farm Project” partnership with several key goals, including: creating hands-on educational and curriculum development opportunities for the school; raising crops and livestock;

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Northeast Ohio Parent Offers Customized Vacation Packages Through Visit Mickey Vacations

At Northeast Ohio Parent, we’re constantly looking looking to expand our offerings to enhance your family’s experiences. Sometimes it’s new events like the Education Expo we held this fall; other

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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. read more

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Tantrum or Red Flag? Understanding Sensory Processing Issues

In children, sensory processing issues typically arise around preschool age when kids are going through developmental phases or are exposed to a new environment, such as a classroom. If your child is having frequent meltdowns, tantrums or extreme emotions regarding some day-to-day activities, it could be a red flag for a sensory issue. ...
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