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April 2020

Using a ‘Time-Out’ Appropriately Can Provide a Big Boost

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , April 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

Time-out or no time-out? It’s a question parents often contemplate when trying to get their child to calm down A ...
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What’s Streaming: April 2020

2020 Editions , April 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

While April might be the time we normally get our kids outside a bit more as the weather turns warmer, this year we...
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View the April 2020 Edition of Northeast Ohio Parent

April 2020 , Magazine

 The April issue of Northeast Ohio Parent will soon be on newsstands, but the fastest way to check it out is...
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How to Increase Your Child's Language Skills

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , April 2020 , Magazine , Parenting , Special Needs

You want to hear your child talk As a parent, those first words or sounds — whether it happens in the first year ...
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Kind Kids: 5 Ways to Help Others in the Time of COVID-19

2020 Editions , April 2020 , Magazine , Parenting , Parenting Through the Pandemic

Let’s start with this baseline assumption: We all want our kids to be good people and care about others  We w...
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Teens Seek Summer Jobs Amid Coronavirus Disruptions

2020 Editions , April 2020 , Magazine , Parenting , Teens

Wasting no time, 17-year-old Isaiah Tuck, of Brecksville-Broadview Heights, is already making plans for finding wor...
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Camp Skills: Explore New Things or Refine Existing Talents?

2020 Editions , April 2020 , Camp , Magazine , Parenting

Blake Jeffrey-White, 9, is in fourth grade at St Francis of Assisi He’s been to a variety of specialty and day ca...
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Spring at Home: Seasonal Activities to do With Your Family

2020 Editions , April 2020 , Magazine , Parenting , Things to do

The sun is shining, tulips have sprouted and the warm breezes of spring are almost here The winter has been a whirl...
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Northeast Ohio Parent Reading Room for 2020: Book Picks for Kids

2020 Editions , April 2020 , February 2020 , January 2020 , Magazine , March 2020 , Worth Noting

Looking for some great reads for your kids? Check out the list below for books recommended by local libraries, Nort...
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March 2020

Ohio Department of Aging Grants Increase Access to Local Produce for Older Ohioans

2020 Editions , Aging Answers , Food , Health , Magazine , March 2020

The Ohio Department of Aging announced it is awarding 11 grants totaling $440,000 to Ohio’s area agencies on agin...
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Ohio Department of Education Awards Schools for Commitment to Military Families

2020 Editions , Education , Magazine , March 2020

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Paolo DeMaria announced that 94 Ohio schools, including in districts fro...
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Treasured Moments (Even When They’re not Perfect)

2020 Editions , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting

While we try to teach our kids all about life, our kids teach us what life is all about I’m not sure who first sa...
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Community Focus: Beachwood Businesses

2020 Editions , Community Focus , Magazine , March 2020

The city of Beachwood offers many family-friendly amenities and things to do In addition, here are some businesses ...
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Community Focus: Two Families Share Why They Live, Work & Play in Beachwood

2020 Editions , Community Focus , Magazine , March 2020

Northeast Ohio Parent magazine spoke with two families that live, work, go to school and play in Beachwood about d...
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Tips & Recipes for Homemade Baby Food

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , Featured , Food , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat” That goes for all of us, no matter how young or how tiny So why n...
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Community Focus: Spend a Day in Beachwood

2020 Editions , Community Focus , Magazine , March 2020

While the interstates make it easy to travel around Northeast Ohio, the cityscapes in the east, south and west are ...
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Community Focus: Family-Friendly Spots in Beachwood

2020 Editions , Community Focus , Magazine , March 2020 , Things to do

When it comes to family-friendly fun, Beachwood has plenty to offer The city is culturally rich and boasts a wide v...
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Purcell Named Next President of Saint Joseph Academy

2020 Editions , Education , Magazine , March 2020

The Saint Joseph Academy Board of Directors announced Kathryn Purcell as its next president, beginning the 2020-21 ...
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Pregnancy & Baby Events in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting , Things to do

Whether you're preparing for a new baby, looking for postpartum fitness options, or want to get big brother or sist...
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Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, March 2020

2020 Editions , Magazine , March 2020 , Things to do

Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, ...
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Great Gear for Parents, Babies & Toddlers

2020 Editions , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting

Trying to make sense of the latest baby products? Whether you’re expecting your first, second or maybe more, here...
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Everything Animals: Caring for Critters Makes Summer Camp Even Better

2020 Editions , Camp , Featured , Magazine , March 2020

Thinking about fun at summer camp might conjure up activities like archery, canoeing, crafts, swimming or hiking in...
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Expert Advice for Kids and Piercings, From Tots to Teens

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting

If you’re the parent of a little girl, chances are the subject of ear piercing has or will come up  And if yo...
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Students on Lockdown: When Preparing for an Intruder is Part of the Curriculum

2020 Editions , Education , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting

She remembers it started around sixth grade  Emma Shelnutt, of Olmsted Falls, says this new kind of safety dril...
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Keep Kids Safe Online: Social Apps, Parental Controls & More

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , Featured , Magazine , March 2020 , Parenting , Technology

Most of us know this familiar routine Your son or daughter often may ask, “Can I have your phone?” Or maybe you...
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Northeast Ohio Parent Reading Room for 2020: Book Picks for Kids

2020 Editions , April 2020 , February 2020 , January 2020 , Magazine , March 2020 , Worth Noting

Looking for some great reads for your kids? Check out the list below for books recommended by local libraries, Nort...
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Early Spring Events in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , Featured , Magazine , March 2020 , Things to do

While we make every effort to ensure events are up-to-date, some may have been postponed or canceled due to precaut...
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February 2020

Creating a Magical Disney Experience

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Jaimie Robinson and her family used Visit Mickey for their recent Disney trip She shares how Tricia from Visit Mick...
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#CLEMAMA: Answers to Parents' Common Food and Health Questions

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Food , Magazine , Parenting

I remember being little and secretly shoving all my vegetables into my napkin when my grandma wasn’t looking My c...
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Jump Rope is Hopping in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , Featured , February 2020 , Fitness , Health , Magazine , Things to do

Ohio is the “The Heart of It All” and Northeast Ohio is home to The Heartbeats, an elite jump rope team based a...
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Toothy Grins: Tales You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , February 2020 , Magazine

In December, we asked our Facebook followers to share funny quotes or silly mishaps regarding kids, teeth and trip...
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Time for Hugs: Research Suggests Affection can Have Lifelong Benefits

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Health , Magazine , Parenting , Worth Noting

Everyone needs a good hug every now and then — children especially When we hug our children, according to Dr Emil...
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Teachers, Students Use Technology in School to Increase Learning Experiences 

2020 Editions , Education , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Technology

Shar’ron Wiggins remembers fearing the worst Her son’s school had given all seventh grade students an iPad a...
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The Clumsy Child: Learn Causes and Solutions

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Magazine , Parenting , Worth Noting

Some kids, even from an early age, are agile and surefooted Others? Well, it might seem that gravity has it in for ...
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Hands-on Winter Fun for Kids

2020 Editions , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Are these gray winter days giving you and your little ones a case of cabin fever? Looking for something new to keep...
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Camp Friendships: Campers Share Their Experiences

2020 Editions , Camp , February 2020 , Magazine

A camp experience provides children an opportunity to learn new things, have fun and set aside the screens — it a...
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Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, February 2020

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, ...
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29 Days of Love: Ways to Show You Care

2020 Editions , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine

Share some extra love with those around you this month Here is our curated list of daily activities to show the peo...
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Weighing Options and Choosing the Right Camp for Your Child

2020 Editions , Camp , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

The winter chill may have some families dreaming of summer, which is apropos given that many summer camps are alrea...
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Mother Nature Keeps Kids Active, Healthy and Learning 

2020 Editions , Camp , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Technology is pretty cool, we get it It’s convenient, it’s entertaining, there’s a lot of great learning tool...
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Northeast Ohio Parent Reading Room for 2020: Book Picks for Kids

2020 Editions , April 2020 , February 2020 , January 2020 , Magazine , March 2020 , Worth Noting

Looking for some great reads for your kids? Check out the list below for books recommended by local libraries, Nort...
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Hikes, Snowflakes & Cocoa: Winter Events in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Winter in the greater Cleveland/Akron area doesn't mean family fun has to be put on ice Find seasonal activities th...
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Ongoing Attractions: Current Museum Exhibits, Features in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Looking for a fun, educational outing with your kids? Check out the following family-friendly ongoing attractions h...
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Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , Featured , February 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Love is in the air all month long in the greater Cleveland/Akron area Celebrate with your family by making plans to...
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January 2020

Northeast Ohio Parent Reading Room for 2020: Book Picks for Kids

2020 Editions , April 2020 , February 2020 , January 2020 , Magazine , March 2020 , Worth Noting

Looking for some great reads for your kids? Check out the list below for books recommended by local libraries, Nort...
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#CLEMAMA: Choose a 2020 Theme Word

2020 Editions , January 2020 , Magazine

I used to write down goals for the new year, stick to them for a couple months, and then they fell off the radar So...
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Summer Camp Considerations Based on Your Child's Age

2020 Editions , Camp , January 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

Each year, some 14 million campers pack their bags for summer camp and they come away from the experience with more...
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What’s Streaming: January 2020

2020 Editions , January 2020 , Magazine , Things to do , Worth Noting

The holidays may be behind us, but there’s a lot of choices to stream on Netflix, Hulu, Disney+ and Amazon Prime ...
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things to do with kids in Cleveland, Ohio

Northeast Ohio Storytimes & Activities for Kids, January 2020

2020 Editions , January 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, ...
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St. Joseph Academy Students Help Local Kids, Families Through Service Project

2020 Editions , Education , January 2020 , Magazine , Special Needs , Worth Noting

Tracey Stafford, of Willoughby, watches her 3-year-old son, Andrew, as he takes the wheel of his new adapted PowerW...
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Area Schools Offer STEM and Health Career Connections

2020 Editions , Education , Health , January 2020 , Magazine , Technology , Teens

School districts across the US are embracing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning by integrati...
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Josh & Maria Cribbs set Aside Distractions to Focus on Family First

2020 Editions , Featured , January 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

It wasn’t uncommon to see Josh Cribbs on television in Northeast Ohio when he spent eight years with the Clevelan...
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Northeast Ohio Dance Programs Give Kids Cultural Experiences

2020 Editions , Featured , January 2020 , Magazine , Things to do

Northeast Ohio is enriched by its cultural spaces and communities, particularly activities including arts, theater,...
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What Type of Learner is Your Child?

2020 Editions , Education , Featured , January 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

The art of learning is different for every child From the time they are toddlers, children gravitate toward certain...
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How to Help Your Child Improve Their Motor Skills

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , January 2020 , Magazine , Parenting

Most adults can pick up a pencil without a second thought They can do such actions with relative ease because their...
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Redefining Recess: Schools Recognize the Importance of a Midday Break

2020 Editions , Education , January 2020 , Magazine

Sixteen-year-old Ricardo Bailey, of Bedford Heights, recalls being younger and transitioning from having recess at ...
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STEM schools in Cleveland, Ohio

Northeast Ohio STEM Directory

2020 Editions , Education , January 2020 , Magazine , Technology

Education in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) is of growing importance at many school...
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Northeast Ohio Preschool Guide

2020 Editions , Ages & Stages , Education , January 2020 , Magazine

The greater Cleveland/Akron area is home to many options when it comes to preschool If it's time to start consideri...
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