September 2018

September 2018

Inaugural North American First People’s Day Walk in Akron

The city of Akron will celebrate the inaugural North American First People’s Day on Oct. 1 by walking a portion of The Portage Path, the oldest landmark in Summit County. The public is invited to join in this historic event. ...
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Wigs for kids charity

Wigs for Kids: Making Kids Smile for More than 30 Years

For Jeffrey Paul, co-founder and executive director of Wigs for Kids, and his wife, Zina, who live in Westlake, a decades-old promise to an 11-year-old has now become a lifelong

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Dad Matters: The Sound of Silence

The second time my mother got cancer, her throat swelled until she could no longer eat or breathe.

Consequently, my mother now cannot talk.  She may one day speak again

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Western Reserve Academy’s Seymour Hall Opens to Students

After more than a year of waiting for faculty and students at Hud- son’s Western Reserve Academy — which recently was named the top boarding school in Ohio by

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strep throat in kids

Is it Sore Throat or Strep? Learn the Differences, Symptoms and Treatment

Not all sore throats are strep throats. Often, kids have a sore throat because of a virus, which will usually clear up without medical treatment. However, because strep throat is very contagious, infections happen most often during the school year when big groups of kids and teens are in close quarters. Learn the symptoms and treatment of strep throat, plus ways to make your sick child more comfortable. ...
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Free-Range vs. Helicopter Parenting: Do Kids Need More Freedom?

Many parents have heard of helicopter parenting juxtaposed to free-range parenting. Helicopter parents are described as overly-involved by hovering over children, and come to the rescue at the first

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Take a Stand: Why Sitting Still in School is no Longer the Rule

Up until now, it was believed that children needed to sit still in order to concentrate and succeed in school. Experts today find that kids are not wired to sit all day long. Instead, they benefit from breaks during which they are moving to help energize their brain and be more productive. Because of this latest information, classrooms look very different than in previous generations as educators turn to innovative approaches to help children learn. ...
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School Day Meal Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

As parents, we are sometimes just as excited as our kids when school is out for summer. For us, that means no helping with homework, no rushing around in the

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