All posts by Toledo Parent Staff

No more spanking

According to a recent study done by University of New Hampshire professor Murray Straus, children who are spanked have lower IQs. The research results were presented in September at the 14th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma in San Diego, California. The study found that children in the US who were spanked had lower

The ants go marching on

The Toledo Zoo is proud to announce the latest member of the Nature’s Neighborhood family, the Leafcutter Ant. These amazing creatures, native to Central and South America, use their enormous jaws to cut off pieces of leaves to take back to a compost that grows the fungus that the ants use to feed. The Toledo

Reconnecting for the future

The Board of Lucas County Commissioners and the Greater Toledo Urban League have launched a $500,000 project (funded by a grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) to aid youth who have been hit hard by the economic down turn.