Tag Archives: Community – Parent Profile

The Origin Story of a Local HER-o

Visionary mom shares her odyssey Toledo mom, Lexi Hayman-Staples, is busy making Toledo even more awesome. Toledo’s art and LGBTQIA+ community knows that without Hayman-Staples, there might not be a thriving art center, and there certainly would not be a robust Toledo Pride celebration. Lexi is the Artistic Director for the Collingwood Art Center and

The Arabic Quilt by Aya Khalil

Local author tops Amazon’s new book list Many mothers have dreamt of someday publishing a book; Aya Khalil made that dream a reality with the publication of her first children’s book, The Arabic Quilt. The story of young Kanzi, an Egyptian-Muslim immigrant struggling to find acceptance within her predominately white school, is a page from

Providing a fitness community for local moms

In order to best care for those you love, you must also take care of yourself. As a health consultant, Jenna Lento, co-owner of Fit Mamas, saw many clients putting themselves last on the priority list. The physical and mental ramifications were unmistakable and she knew she needed to do things differently when she became a mother.