All posts by Emily Remaklus

Local picture book helps children through grief

Grief is one of those difficult feelings that everyone experiences at some point in their life. For children, grief can be especially confusing and difficult. To help children process this difficult emotion, Amanda Held created the children’s book Patriot and Rowan’s Journey from Grief.  Amanda Held is the founder and facilitator for H.O.O.V.E.S (Healing of

Halloween & Fall Festivities 2020 Round-Up

Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn’t mean we need to hunker down for winter just yet. There are plenty of fun fall activities just starting to kick off around the area. So get outside, enjoy the beauty of autumn, and explore some of the Toledo area! Toledo Fall Festival at Ottawa ParkOct. 17,

Open House Guide 2020

On average, and in normal times, children spend 1,000 hours each year in school, and that doesn’t include extracurricular activities. With school being such a huge part of a child’s life, it is important to find the perfect fit where a child can feel comfortable, challenged, and engaged. Fortunately, in the Toledo area we are

COVID School Reopening Plans for 2020-2021

Toledo area school districts share their plans. As the new school year quickly approaches, many local schools are coming up with plans to keep students and staff safe during the coronavirus pandemic. While not all schools have shared their plans for the 2020-2021 school year, the districts below have released preliminary information. Please note that

Teaching Teens Mindfulness

Although schools do their best to provide children and adolescents with coping skills, sometimes the important skill of mindfulness cannot fit in the digital, test-centered school curriculums.

Hayes Presidential offers fun online learning for all ages

The world is certainly living through a historical moment, but why spend that time bored at home when The Hayes Presidential Library and Museums has so much fun to offer online? The Hayes Presidential website has been updated regularly with fun and engaging activities that will keep the kids, and yourself, entertained and learning.  Links