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Then and Now: How Parenting Has Changed in 25 Years

We’ve all heard or said the equivalent of, “Back in the day, parents always/never used to [fill in the blank].” “We always put our babies to sleep on their bellies and they turned out fine.” “That kid just needs a good spanking. Back in our day, parents weren’t afraid to discipline their children.” Much has

Still the Same vs. What’s Changed

It all started in the fall of 1992, when two mothers with young children recognized a need in the community – to share information about all things parenting. At the time, founder Collette Jacobs and business partner Becky Harris would exchange information and give each each support over the back fence. They realized other moms

Kids meet goals with The Right Direction

If you have been to any of the festivals happening in Northwest Ohio in the last few months there is a chance you may have seen The Right Direction. From scooters to wakeboards, The Right Direction is the ultimate organization in Northwest Ohio for bringing action sports to the community. Support for non-traditional sports The Right

To Stay or To Go?

As parents, we all want our children to be happy and successful. We may have a few wishes for other attributes – athletic, sociable, kind, etc. – but hoping for happiness and success is universal. A recent Stanford study found a way to help guarantee those two things: if your child has a late birthday,

Zoocation Day, Anyone?

With two award-winning zoos in the region, we have some pointers to take the kids on a zoocation or two this summer. Both the Detroit Zoo and Toledo Zoo & Aquarium have a lot to offer the whole family, from tiny tots to teens to adults. With so much to see and do at both