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COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids 5-11 in Lucas County

With the CDC approving the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5-11, the Toledo Lucas County Health Department has announced where children can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. A parent and/or legal guardian must be present...

What Age is Best for Your Teen to Have a Cell Phone?

“EVERYONE has a cell phone but ME,” whined my twelve-year-old daughter.“Your twin brother doesn’t have one either,” I responded.A variation of this same conversation had been going on between us for years. Since my...

Moms Who Do It at Home

By Emily RemaklusBeing a mom can be tough, and being a mom who also owns her own business is even tougher. We found ten awesome entrepreneurial moms who somehow manage to do it all,...

Common Cold vs. COVID

By Mary Rose KulczakSniffles, sneezes, coughs and sore throats. Cold and flu season has arrived, but with an added symptom: COVID anxiety. How can parents and caregivers differentiate between common cold symptoms and something...

Dishtory Preserves Food and Family Memories

By Mary Rose KulczakIt all started with a cookie. Dan Zawisza was hoping to re-create the perfect sugar cookie from his childhood, so he went to the source and called his mother. “The inspiration for...

Children’s Book Author and Illustrator Jennifer Beaver

By Lisa AllemanDinder isn’t your average family dog; she is a 120-pound, joyful and mischievous St. Bernard.  Most dogs don’t motivate their humans to come together to launch a company, but that is just...

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