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Greater Generations Connects Youth to Community Through Work

Greater Generations offers a youth program designed to put young people to work improving their communities and learning job skills at the same time.  ...

5 Ways to Get Your Teens Outside

You know your kids are growing up when they no longer have recess at school. When my son started middle school, recess and even physical education were no longer part of his schedule.

Junior League of Toledo Continues to Address Insufficient Diaper Supply

The Junior League of Toledo is addressing the necessity of diapers in the community though the As We Grow Diaper Bank. In order to...

Time to Talk to Teens About Marijuana

Ohio citizens voted to legalize recreational marijuana in November’s elections, making it the 24th state in the country to do so. Many parents, educators,...

Toledo Area Teen Book Clubs 

With many book clubs geared toward adults or storytime-aged children, where do tweens and teens fit in?  Reading is essential and can be a great...

How to Beat the Scaries when Daylight Savings Time Hits

The clocks are set to spring forward at 2 a.m on Sunday, March 10, and parents everywhere have a sense of impending doom, as...

Toledo Area Easter Egg Hunts 2024

With Easter on its way, here’s our 2024 guide to community egg hunts and other seasonal festivities.  March 21 Photos with the Easter Sheep Stop by between...

Milk and Honeysuckle Lactation and Wellness Offers Support for Mothers Feeding Infants 

Kristen Weber’s background is in OBGYN nursing, and she had helped many pregnant and postpartum moms. Even with that background, she struggled nursing her...

Black Doulas in Toledo Pushing Forward

Tiana Taylor and Anita the Doula are Toledo natives. They are both college graduates and entrepreneurs. They’ve also been working as full spectrum doulas...

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...

Playful Ways for Tweens and Teens to Practice Mindfulness

A few weeks ago, my son came home from school pretty stressed out about his math and Spanish homework and the pressure to study...

6 Ways to Keep Your Teen Active this Winter

The winter months come with a number of challenges from the shorter days to the frigid temperatures. While hunkering down inside and sitting on...