All posts by Toledo Parent Staff


Is you youngster in a summer slump? Are you looking for ways to bust boredom or encourage more reading while school’s out? Perhaps we can help! Follow Toledo Area Parent on Facebook and Instagram for your chance to win a Summer Reading Prize Pack. Winners will each get a small knapsack full of a variety

Glass City Balloon Race

It’s back! The 2nd Annual Glass City Balloon Race returns to Northwest Ohio July 14-16 adjacent to The Town Center at Levis Commons. This hot air balloon festival is guaranteed fun for the whole family! There will be five balloon flights and two evening GLOWs over the course of the weekend, along with many family

Family Favorites 2016

We asked and you answered. From the best place to buy a birthday cake to the best place to read a book to the best place to eat with kids, you shared with us your Family Favorites. And since our readers know the Toledo area best, the following list can serve as your go-to for

Maternity & Baby Guide

Whether you’re a first time mom or delivering your third child, each pregnancy and birth is something to celebrate. We also know how it can be exhilarating and overwhelming (and yes, often at the same time) to welcome a new baby into the world. We hope our Baby & Maternity Guide can be a go-to

Tweens and teens making headlines this summer.

Ohio Youth of the Year The Boys & Girls Clubs of America named Toledo teen Keyaunte Jones the Ohio Youth of the Year. This honor is awarded to a young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle. Jones will serve as an ambassador for all teens in