All posts by Toledo Parent Contributer

Helping Kids With Online Learning: Tips For Parents

By Tanni Haas, Ph.D., a Professor in the Department of Communication Arts, Sciences; Disorders at the City University of New York Brooklyn College. As coronavirus cases continue to surge, many schools are continuing with fully-online learning or hybrid models instead of returning to their regular brick and-mortar, full-time schooling. How can parents support their kids’

Healthy Tips for Back to School

By Dr. Brad Lucas, Chief Medical Officer for Buckeye Health Plan Whether you chose to send your child back to school, are homeschooling and supplementing with the occasional playdate, or are participating in the learning “pods” that are receiving a lot of publicity, there are general guidelines that can keep your children safe in each

$50M in Grant Funds to Expand Internet Access for Ohio Students

State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students. “The COVID-19

Mask-Wearing: Tips for Kids

Tiffany Pottkotter, MSN, MA, LPCC, APRN, PMHNP-BC, is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at ProMedica.  As we approach a new school year with mask mandates for children, it is important for parents to help their kids adjust to mask-wearing. Experts agree it is imperative to follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations and


The Arts Commission and Imagination Station invite you and your family to get creative. We want you to recreate architecture and sculptures around the City of Toledo in any building material you want such as Legos, K’nex, Lincoln Logs, foam core, found items, etc. You are only limited by your imagination! Submissions can also be

June 2020 Issue

Family Favorites: Educational Toys   Social Distancing Can’t Stop Mission at Bittersweet Farms   Children’s Theatre Moves Online to Offer Free Virtual Content   The Arts Commission Announces High School Award Winners   Soccer Shots Toledo is Still Kickin’   Toledo Area High School Seniors Could Earn $1,000 Scholarship   The Front Porch Project