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2018 Park and Playground Roundup

Wear out the kids in that fresh, outdoor air! Toledo and its surrounding area has some great places to play. We hope our playground roundup gets you into the summer ‘swing’ of things. We’ve taken handicap availability into consideration, as well!

Look Beyond What They Are ‘Saying’

‘Highlights’ offers its 10th Kids Survey. As parents, it is essential that we look beyond what our children are “saying” to what they are “feeling”. Children are tangible. They connect feelings with people, places, things: the concrete. Stages of cognitive development in children don’t always allow for them be able to express abstractly or conceptually how something affects them. But they are certainly developing awarenesses along the way, and we can help.

April 2018

Don’t miss your chance to win this month’s Giveaway. Spring break brings lots of outdoor adventures and exploration. These fun, fact filled guides will bring out the nature enthusiast in kiddos
of all ages!

What It’s Like Being an Autism Mom

By Karla Akins  5:30 AM on a Monday morning. I fumble with the keyless entry to my bedroom door after unloading the dryer. I plop the basket of clean clothes on the bed and remember I left my cell phone in my office. I’m late, as usual. I punch the code into another locked door and