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Say goodbye to ghosts (and other childhood fears)

Kids’ fears are as unique as their personalities. Many are afraid of animals, insects, loud noises & more! Dismissing kids’ concerns isn’t the answer. The best approach is problem-solving.

Every family should have a disaster plan

September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and you are encouraged to join “Ready Lake County” and commit to taking action, discussing a family disaster plan and make an emergency kit.

What politics can teach our kids

From a parenting perspective, the democratic process––and political shenanigans––provides plenty of fodder for teaching kids lessons in independent thinking, discourse, values and civics.

Mommy Chronicles

Even though my kids have returned to school and the opportunities for family adventures are now limited to weekends and days off school, we plan to continue seeking out simple adventures.

Build self-confident children

Drama in all its forms is a great tool for building expressive, self-confident children. There are lots of ways to incorporate fun and creative drama games and activities in your own home.

Inspire your inner artist at the Solon Center for the Arts

From classes in theater, art and dance, to private music lessons and orchestral performances, there is something to awaken the artist inside everyone at the Solon Center for the Arts.

In a time of need, the food bank serves hope

According to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank’s website, one in six northeast Ohioans is food insecure, meaning they do not know where their next meal will come from. You can help!

Chopped! Host your child's next birthday with a party themed after the TV show

Chopped is a Food Network show where contestants face off to prepare an appetizer, entree and dessert in three individual rounds. At the end judges "chop" a chef who fails to measure up.

Milk aisle madness

With so many milk options, Today's Family offers some info to compare the pros and cons of the most common kinds of milk.

Team sports vs. individual sports: which is best for your child?

Knowing which sport is best for your child often depends on your youngster's personality, as well as the time and money you're willing to invest in a particular activity.

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