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Communication is Key

Masks pose challenges for the Deaf Community. Now that wearing masks in public is pervasive— and mandatory in shared indoor spaces— most have adapted to the accompanying hurdles. For community members who are Deaf and hard of hearing (HH), masks have created communication challenges, an obstacle that hearing people often fail to consider. Certified ASL

Halloween & Fall Festivities 2020 Round-Up

Just because the weather is getting cooler doesn’t mean we need to hunker down for winter just yet. There are plenty of fun fall activities just starting to kick off around the area. So get outside, enjoy the beauty of autumn, and explore some of the Toledo area! Toledo Fall Festival at Ottawa ParkOct. 17,

Corn Maze Round-Up 2020

There’s nothing more refreshing than the smell and feel of the crisp autumn air. With the ever-present global pandemic, enjoying typical fall activities can get tricky while social distancing. If you want to participate in fall fun but don’t want to mingle with big crowds, consider a nearby corn maze. Each maze offers ample room

When Schools Go Above and Beyond

COVID-19 has confirmed for teachers, parents and students the importance of a traditional classroom setting. Students prefer learning in a real classroom over virtual attendance, and social skills absorbed through peer interaction cannot be learned virtually. Yet for medically fragile and immunocompromised students, physically attending school has its challenges, and few districts offer a combination

30+ FREE Virtual Learning Resources That Kids Will Love

One of the benefits of children learning from home is that parents can control the curriculum. You can adjust each activity to best suit the needs and interests of your child to provide optimal learning and fun. As long as your child is learning the necessary skills, how you cover the subject matter if up


Family Favorites is one of our most read features every year — and for good reason. Thousands of Toledo area parents weigh in annually on the businesses, places, and people they love, which benefits both local families and businesses. Parents rely on our list to help them choose pediatricians, find the perfect birthday venue, and