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Back to School Guide 2018

It doesn’t seem possible that it is time to say goodbye to the relaxed days of summer, but alas, it’s August and that means school bells will soon be ringing. As you and your family prepare to tackle a new school year, here are some tips to make the transition to a new grade a little easier on everyone including ideas for juggling school and sports, how you can say goodbye to bullying, and how to prepare your little one for preschool, all in this year’s Back to School Guide.

Up In Smoke—The Truth About Vaping

Lora Masserant says vaping is a hot topic in her household. “I had no idea it was so prevalent until I talked with my sons,” she says. “I feel that keeping an open dialogue is very important. Everyone thought smoking was okay and years later we are reaping the consequences. I feel vaping is the same way.”

2017 Family Favorites

We asked and you answered. From the best place for after school activities to the best family friendly restaurant to the best doctor in town, you shared with us your vote for Family Favorites. And since our readers know the Toledo area best, the following list can serve as your go-to for places to go, people to see and things to do all year long.

Five Foster Care Misconceptions Set Straight

Have you been thinking about the possibility of opening your heart and your home to foster children? While there’s a need for foster parents, there are some often negative perceptions about fostering. Here are five foster care misconceptions set straight.

2018 Summer Camp Guide

The days are getting longer and the weather is slowly getting warmer, which means summer break will be here soon. Looking for a fun way to keep your children engaged, entertained, and educated during those months off from school? We’ve compiled our Summer Camp Guide, a list of local camps that are sure to make this summer a memorable one.