All posts by Erin Schoen Marsh

Erin is a writer/editor, yoga teacher, and mama to two little ones.

TMA Opens More Exhibitions and Classes

The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) continues to reopen areas of its campus that were previously shuttered due to the coronavirus pandemic. TMA reopened in a limited capacity at the end of June with new hours and procedures. In July, the Glass Pavilion, Classic Court and the popular exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Fireflies on the Water

Diaper Bank to Benefit Lucas County Infants

The Junior League of Toledo established As We Grow, a diaper bank that distributes essential infant supplies, such as diapers, wipes and diaper rash creams, to Lucas County residents. These supplies are integral to healthy infant development and the mental health of mothers. It’s estimated that 1 in 3 American families experience diaper need. Babies

Momentum Festival 2020 Looks Different

Launched in 2017, the Momentum Festival has been presented as a three-day festival of music and art along the Maumee River, celebrating the revitalization in downtown Toledo.  With a spotlight on the arts, Momentum has provided free and accessible programming to thousands of attendees. This year, the Momentum Festival will be shifting to a combination

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR: Educational Playdates

I spent weeks agonizing over the decision of whether to send our kids to in-person, hybrid school or to attempt online learning. With only weeks to decide, there were too many questions left unanswered, too few details, and too many risks and unknowns. It felt like a lose-lose situation. While I had many concerns, one

The Arabic Quilt: The Story of an Egyptian-Muslim Immigrant

Many mothers have dreamt of someday publishing a book; Aya Khalil made that dream a reality with the publication of her first children’s book, The Arabic Quilt. The story of young Kanzi, an Egyptian-Muslim immigrant struggling to find acceptance within her predominately white school, is a page from Khalil’s own history. Molly, the “mean girl”