All posts by Erin Schoen Marsh

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

How Local Moms Are REALLY Handling Parenting During COVID-19

One thing COVID-19 has taught mothers all over the country: women are still expected to and responsible for taking on the lion’s share of the household and child-rearing responsibilities. After months of juggling educating their kids from home with all of their other regular duties, moms are now faced with summer vacation and full-time mothering…but

Letter from the Editor: My White Response to Black Lives Matter

Sometimes it’s wise to remain silent; other times it’s important to speak up. For me, this is a time to raise my voice in support of Black lives and to amplify Black voices whenever I can.  The senseless recent killings of Black Americans, regrettably, are nothing new. From young Emmett Till’s murder and mutilation in

Date Night Ideas: Get Outside and Move

Date nights were hard enough to come by before the COVID-19 pandemic. Now finding an available sitter, who responsibly socially distances, plus designating the time and money for a date night seem like an impossible luxury. Even if you manage to overcome those hurdles, what do you do? Where do you go? Most typical date

A Few of Our Favorite Things: Summer Must-Haves

While COVID-19 has certainly presented many problems, there are positives to our everyday life: it has encouraged us to slow down, to take time for self care, and to spend more time outdoors. We’ve compiled a list of summer favorites for pampering your skin, looking fashionable while at the pool (without the hassle) and adding

Toledo Moms Protest for BLM

On a hot, muggy day in the middle of June, Sylvania mom Karen Hiller and a dozen or so other Toledo area moms, all with kids in tow, lined the streets of downtown Sylvania. Holding homemade signs, little ones protested right alongside their parents, waving to passing cars, which honked in support.  Heather Nye (Toledo)