Tag Archives: News – Brief

Get some Tricks and Treats at Cedar Point

Do you miss Cedar Point? Maybe you bought those season passes last year and haven’t had the chance to use them yet? There’s still time this month to enjoy some coasters and fun with the family. Cedar Point is holding a Tricks and Treats Fall Fest every Saturday and Sunday through November 1. Social distancing

We’re Digging It

The Olander Park System recently opened their Fossil Park Digging Quarry, so now your aspiring paleontologists can get back to digging and learning! The Park is open for limited hours, and reservations are mandatory, a policy that ensures park staff can enforce social distancing guidelines for everyone’s safety. Masks are highly encouraged in all areas

Cuts for Kids

Do your kids absolutely dread getting haircuts? Join the club. Luckily, there is a local option that will make your little ones forever change their opinions about getting a trim: Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids. They offer a playground, TVs at each haircut station, and even monster truck seating! Bonus: Cookie Cutters’ stylists don’t exclusively

Family Favorites: Educational Toys for Play-Based Learning

School is officially out, and while parents, teachers and children may be rejoicing, the dreaded summer “brain drain” looms in the background. With about a third of the school year spent at home, learning through worksheets and/or digital resources, parents are more nervous than ever that their kids will fall behind if/when school begins in

Resource Center Opens at Notre Dame Academy

The Dr. Suzanne Openlander ‘53 Resource Center is now open at Notre Dame Academy. The new Resource Center has been transformed into a space where students can come together to discover information in a traditional way, use technology to find answers online and explore STEM in a makerspace. Dr. Openlander, who spent her career as

Wolf + Friends App Helps Parents with Special Needs Kids

Two moms teamed up to create Wolf + Friends, a commerce and community app specifically for moms raising children with special needs. The app is designed for moms to connect with like-minded women in their neighborhoods who are also raising children with special needs such as autism, anxiety, ADHD, sensory processing issues, developmental delays, mental