May 2020

May 2020

Using Technology to Keep Family Connections Strong

A car pulls into Krissy Klouda’s driveway. The car and the two individuals inside are familiar — it’s Bob and Cindy, Krissy’s parents and the grandparents to her three young

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Disruptive Behavior Disorders: How to Cope with Hostile Kids — and When to Seek Help 

Do you feel like certain situations turn your child into a ticking time bomb? Do you dread frequent morning arguments about going to school? Or maybe you’ve noticed your child

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Move Forward and Keep Good Family Changes

Northeast Ohio Parent columnist Sara Carnes, of 95.5 The Fish, shares why it's important to look for the positive changes that have occurred as a result of Ohio's stay-at-home order. Learn some things her family has begun doing differently — and why she hopes these changes will last. ...
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Managing Kids’ Technology Over-Consumption During Lockdown

Children and adolescents are on computers for hours each day doing schoolwork, virtually visiting with friends, and then playing video games or using social media. Sorting out technology over-consumption from healthy use can be a challenge. We share ways to help children embrace technology, but keep a balance. ...
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Telehealth: the New Home Doctor Visit

Using telehealth, doctors can provide their patients a health portal from a smart device where they can assess health conditions, provide therapy and more. This type of home treatment is rapidly on the uptick. With the outbreak of COVID-19, it became increasingly clear that telehealth could be used instead of the typical face-to-face appointment.  ...
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Soothing Seniors’ Sorrows: Making up for Loss of Graduation Rites of Passage

With traditional celebrations impossible, families are pivoting to other ways to recognize and celebrate 2020 graduates. We provide several ideas to help parents make seniors feel special — even if it isn’t in the traditional ways. ...
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View From Homeschool: Parents Share Distance Learning Experiences

Parents across Northeast Ohio continue to make adjustments as they take on the role of teaching their kids at home. Five moms share the ups and downs of quickly transitioning their kids from school to online learning at home. ...
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Northeast Ohio Parent Reading Room for 2020: Book Picks for Kids

Looking for some great reads for your kids? Check out our ongoing list of books recommended by local libraries, Northeast Ohio Parent editors and area parents. ...
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View the May 2020 Edition of Northeast Ohio Parent

The May issue of Northeast Ohio Parent will soon be on newsstands, but the fastest way to check it out is by viewing our digital issue. This month, we focus on honoring graduates, self-care for moms, mental health for parents and children, unique challenges that the coronavirus pandemic has brought to foster care agencies, and much more. ...
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Foster Care Families Find New Ways to get Information, Support During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many to cancel their plans or change projects. However, one thing that doesn’t have to be put off is becoming a foster care parent. The pandemic has necessitated adjustments, as agencies provide virtual group meetings and training. ...
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