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5 Anti-Bullying Apps Every Family Should Have

Bullying happens more often than most parents realize: one in three kids has either bullied someone or been bullied themselves. Here are 5 anti-bullying apps that you and your kids ought to download. They’re some of the best ones available, and they’re all free. 1. KnowBullying Available at: Apple Appstore; Google Play The most important

2019 Back to School Guide

5 Tips For A Good Year By Emily Remaklus New backpacks full of school supplies are ready to go, the first day of school outfit is picked out, and open house is just around the corner. It’s great to start off the year strong, but how can you help ensure that your child is successful

Q + A With Dr. Nahrain Shasteen

Dr. Nahrain Shasteen Modern Heritage Eye Care 5150 Chappel Dr, Perrysburg 419-873-7446 | perrysburgeyedoctor.com 1. At what age should children first get their eyes checked? The American Optometric Association recommends that children have their first eye examination between the ages of 6 and 12 months. This ensures that we can detect potentially sight threatening conditions,

Why Your Child Should Attend A Rated Child Care Program

Sixty percent of child care programs in the Toledo area are currently Step Up to Quality star rated. Why is it so important to select a rated program for your child? Programs that are star rated show higher quality classroom practices compared to programs that are not star rated. There is also a strong correlation

How Mindfulness Helps Kids Manage Stress

When kids are stressed, they ruminate about past problems and worry about future what-ifs. These negative thought patterns rob their ability to focus on the present. Because stress feeds anxiety, impulsive behavior and lack of focus, more schools are adopting simple mindfulness techniques that parents can also foster. Why are kids stressed? Academic pressures, overstuffed

Summer In The City

We’ve got just a few more weeks of summer left and hopefully, you and your family are making the most of it with long days spent poolside and warm nights outdoors watching the stars or fireflies. Some of my favorite stories are set in summer time, probably because summer is the perfect time for adventures.