Elementary

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...

Tales of Our Elf on the Shelf

By Cheryl Maguire “When is the elf coming to our house?” My two-year-old daughter asked me this question, and I had no idea what she...

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: Buy Local in Toledo

Find unique gifts for everyone on your list while enjoying the holiday spirit by supporting our community. From books and treats for the kids...

2023 Toledo Area Holiday Activity Guide

Winter is upon us, and stores are already stocking up on Christmas trees and holiday decorations. Before you know it, holiday music will be...

Youth Events at Swanton Library

Throughout November, Swanton Public Library is offering events and activities for kids of all ages. Kids of all interests are represented through these November...

How to Pivot when the Plan Doesn’t Work

By Lori Orlinsky There is no job more overwhelming than being a parent. Between school, after care, sports practice, dance lessons, tutoring and doctor appointments,...

So, What Are Your (Latchkey) Kids Are Doing After School?

Every year, millions of children head home after school to an empty house because school clubs/sport programs have been cut, after-school supervision is expensive,...

Live Well Toledo: Nonprofit Builds a Healthier Future

Live Well Greater Toledo is a diverse collaboration of community leaders and organizations working together to promote policy, systems and environmental change for a...

The ABC’s of a Peaceful Bedtime Routine

Parents are experts at multi-tasking. You’re a whiz at putting together tacos while pulling soccer pants out of the dryer. You know how to...

4 Practical Ways to Tame the Homework Headache

Everyone had a busy day. Maybe it was at school learning and working hard. Maybe it was at home keeping up with the household....

Personal Trainers for Parents: BeLove Parenting

Many of us have thought about the benefits of personal training. If you’ve participated in some type of personal training, you realize how the people who really understand our strengths and deficiencies can develop strategies that can help us grow and succeed.