If you’re the parent of a little girl, chances are the subject of ear piercing has or will come up. And if you’re the parent of a teenage girl or boy, be prepared for the conversation to possibly resurface again, this time perhaps with a different part of the body, such as a nose or lip piercing. While there isn’t necessarily a “perfect age” to get a piercing, there are points to consider and discuss with your child at any age. ...Read more 0
Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, crafts, and other fun activities for young children.
Thinking about fun at summer camp might conjure up activities like archery, canoeing, crafts, swimming or hiking. But for many campers in Northeast Ohio, summer camp isn’t summer camp unless there are animals. Whether learning to ride a horse or wrangling a goat, shearing a sheep or snuggling with a bunny, summer camps in the region have plenty of opportunities for your family to get back to nature. ...Read more 0
School shootings rank as the second most common worry among children ages 6 to 17. We spoke with area students and school districts about what's being done to keep kids safe, as well as how parents can talk to their children about school violence. ...Read more 0
Kids just aren’t using text messages to communicate with friends; instead, there are many social apps to download — for chatting, sharing videos and photos, or playing games. As a parent, do you know what your kids are using? We provide some popular communication apps, how kids are using them and ways parents can monitor what their kids are up to online. ...Read more 0
The Heartbeats — an elite jump rope team based in Medina — are reigning USA Jump Rope Grand National Team Show Champions for their large group routine choreographed to music, a title they will defend this summer in Cleveland, as the city will host the U.S. National Jump Rope Championships. ...Read more 0