Head of Class 2021

Behind every great school is a great leader. The Toledo area is fortunate to have some wonderful schools with passionate educators who strive daily...

Words Matter

When her daughter, Joanna, was born five years ago, Lindsey Melden was prepared for the fact that she would be born with spina bifida,...

How to Keep Your Children Safe in a Remote Learning Environment

By Nevin Markwart, Chief Information Security Officer at FutureVaultAs parents, we have conflicting feelings on remote learning. One on hand, we want our children...

Making Toledo Better

Chris McBrayer creates community among young peopleTeacher, coach, pastor, parent: each title plays a significant role in a child’s life. Most people take on...

Special Needs Guide 2020

Resources to help your child thriveFor many parents, it can be overwhelming to find relevant resources to help their child with special needs. Choosing...

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2020

Support local, shop small, buy smartSure, you can order a bunch of popular toys from Amazon this holiday season— toys that your child will...

Open House Guide 2020- Part 2

Local schools open for toursBy Erin Holden and Emily RemaklusOne of the biggest decisions a parent makes concerns their children’s education. Many local educational...

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How To Support Parents Of Special Needs Children

When Tracy Glock’s 13-month-old daughter, Kira, was hospitalized with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, she was touched by the outpouring of support she and her husband received.

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Dream with Ambition, Little Girls

Political beliefs aside, the election of President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was a historical moment. While President Biden joins a long line...

Covid Brings New Puppies…and Dog Bites

By Lindsey SelfThe benefits of a family pet are endless: pets teach children responsibility and patience, reduce stress and improve one’s overall mood. It’s...

How to Use Media to Talk to Kids about Race

By Lindsey Self, local mom and legal professional Elementary school aged children spend hours each day in front of a screen. What do they see...

When Is It Time to See a Gyno?

Advice from a local OB/GYN. By Kellen Goldschmidt, MD, ProMedica Physicians Obstetrics | GynecologySexual health and well-being can often be a taboo subject for parents...

Directing the Digital Drama

"Do not prepare the road for your child, prepare your child for the road."This practical piece of wisdom proves even truer when applied to...