Across the U.S. and Northeast Ohio, it’s likely that crops of couch potatoes sprout up every winter. They are fueled by the colder days and early sunset. If you can’t get out of the house this winter — and those days will happen — look for alternatives to entertain your little ones and leave the electronics in the chargers.
During summer camp, new friendships are created, memories are made, talents and skills are learned, and most importantly, children grow as leaders who are more confident and independent. From developing self-esteem and leadership qualities to simply having fun, camp directors and staff share why summer camp is so important for kids. ...Read more 0
Children begin building speech skills from birth, then develop sounds, and eventually, use all speech sounds correctly. Parents, family members, teachers or others might be worried that a child is not learning or talking the way they should for their age. Find out about the disorder and how it's evaluated, plus treatment options. ...Read more 0
Open house events are ideal for parents and students to ask questions, meet faculty and see if a particular school is the right fit. Check this list of private and other schools in the Greater Cleveland and Akron areas that offer upcoming open houses and tours. ...Read more 0
Parents of newborns often find that it can be challenging to be sensitive to themselves, especially when meeting the needs of their baby takes so much time and energy. Learn some relaxation techniques and stress reduction strategies that can help parents adjust to their new role, as well as advice on where to seek help, if needed. ...Read more 0
I love Christmas. Really, I love it a lot. I love watching my kids in the Sunday School program, decorating our home, listening to Christmas carols, and giving gifts. But sometimes Christmas leaves me feeling a little like the Grinch.
For students and teachers, winter break is a time to relax, catch up with family and enjoy time away from the school year structure — but it doesn’t mean children should completely take a break from learning. Find ways to take advantage of educational opportunities outside of the classroom. ...Read more 0