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Summer Reading Ideas to Keep Kids Reading all Summer Long

Lindsey Melden, a local parent and educator, has creative ideas to keep summer reading fun.

Healthy Kids!

Food & Drink

Breakfast Favorites at Marigold Cafe are Kid-Tested and Approved

Quietly opening at the end of last year at the corner of Byrne and Glanzman, the Marigold Cafe has become a welcome addition to the fabric of this south Toledo neighborhood with its cozy atmosphere and delicious food.

Local Guides

One Weekend in Town: The Toledo Bucket List

Say you’ve got friends visiting Toledo for a weekend; where do you take them to best give an idea of what Toledo has to...

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Family Matters

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Eco-Fill Shop Owner Jocelyn Blank Offers Products Good For Families and the Environment

Have you ever said to yourself “There’s got to be a better way” as you toss one more giant plastic detergent bottle into the recycling bin? Luckily, there is, thanks to a small business based in Bowling Green. 
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BeLove Parenting with Penny Tullis Meeker

When Penny Tullis Meeker’s daughter, Zoey, was just 13 years old, she asked her mother a question that got Mom’s wheels turning about parenting.

Mariah Maddox: A Mother and Visual Storyteller

Mariah Maddox is a photographer and writer. When she became a mother, her creativity began to focus on motherhood. She uses photography to understand...

Project ER Aims to Help Families in Toledo’s Ironwood Neighborhood

Mary Wilson was a teacher and a mother, raising her child in the same Ironwood neighborhood of Toledo where she had spent her entire...


Is Cocomelon Harmful for Kids?

By Chelsea Convis and Laurie Bertke Many parents would like to avoid having their young child watch TV at all. But those parents might also...