#CLEMama Sara Carnes shares with us how she was inspired by The Glad Game from “Pollyanna," which can help us think about thankfulness and positivity in our own lives. ...Read more 0
This month, we share inspirational adoption stories from Northeast Ohioans, as well as the third installment in our back-to-school series covering how local families are adapting to the new school year. Also look for how the local arts community is embracing virtual and in-person ways to help kids cope with the pandemic, plus Thanksgiving and early holiday events, and more. ...Read more 0
Family happens in all different ways. You bring someone in your life because you want them to be there. That’s how adoption works. It’s about opening your home and making room for love. These challenging times might make it difficult to think about the possibility of adoption or foster care. Most families who have gone through the process of adoption say it’s worth it, although it takes time, some patience and, often, a few heartaches to complete. ...Read more 0
It’s been a stressful year for many people, as uncertainty and social isolation cause anxiety and weigh heavily on families. Learn how to better understand resiliency — something for which military families receive training — and how to foster it in any family, for any situation. ...Read more 0
In this special three-part series, Northeast Ohio Parent magazine concludes its coverage tracking the back-to-school experiences of four Ohio families: the Mions, the Hopkinses, the Hawks and the Rawsons.
The joys of youth theater are endless, whether they are experienced in person or in a virtual world. Although the arts community has been hit hard by the pandemic,
October is the real beginning of fall. The leaves start to turn orange, red, yellow and brown. Halloween is right around the corner, and I get to see the interesting yard displays people put out. This year, there are other things on the grass — political signs. Have you talked to your kids about the election? Do you think it matters to them? ...Read more 0
Did you know October is National Cookbook Month?
I’ve found so many great recipes in cookbooks throughout the years. I used to think it was silly to have cookbooks in
Want to celebrate the season while staying safe among COVID-19 concerns? Check out these great suggestions for socially-distanced Halloween fun, whether it's an at-home family event or safely involves friends and neighbors. ...Read more 0