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Tips on Handling Cyberbullying 

Statistics show that 15% of teens experience cyberbullying and nearly that many have engaged in bullying others online. While cyberbullying continues to be an issue, two counselors from a local middle school are seeing progress.

Demystifying Discord for Parents of Teens

With the chat features of Skype combined with Reddit-like discussion boards, Discord is the social media network that many parents haven’t even heard of. Launched...

How Local Schools Handle Cell Phone Usage

Chrome books. Cell phones. Smart watches. Most of us seem to be plugged in twenty four hours a day. But there are times when...

Generative AI and Teens: What Parents Should Know

AI – the beginning of the end or a useful tool when used responsibly? If you keep up on tech news, you’ve probably heard of...

Kids Astrology: Sagittarius (November 22-December 21)

For your Sagittarius child 2023 is going to be an extraordinary birthday because your little one wants you to be involved. You'll find a...

When Gaming Becomes a Problem

When I was growing up in the 80’s, we couldn’t afford a Nintendo Entertainment System, but it was always the highlight of weekend sleepovers...

5 TV Comedies about Parenting

Throughout my parenting journey, I find myself craving stories that unveil the hilarity behind some of the rather serious aspects of new-momdom. In the...

Toledo Area Moms Flexing Creativity and Entrepreneurship

There are plenty of options when it comes to shopping local in Toledo. In addition to well known shops such as Handmade Toledo, there...

10 new guidelines to keep your kids safe on social media

The American Psychological Association (APA) recently released a health advisory as guidelines for limiting social media use among adolescents. The advisory includes 10 recommendations based...

Kids Astrology: Aquarius (January 20-February 18)

January 20-February 18 Your child is a humanitarian who sometimes can be prone to self-sacrifice. This month, it's essential to teach your child how to...

Kids Astrology: Capricorn (December 22-January 21)

December 22 to January 19 Your Capricorn child can be quiet and serious while being quite interested in how to make money. This is a...

How to Set Screen Time Boundaries

With technology playing an ever larger role in our day-to-day lives, even from a young age, the subject of screen time can be a...