Local Tween Twirling her Way to the Top

Exceptional people with amazing stories and abilities abound within our community, but there are none as inspirational as the stories of young men and women who have the drive, passion and determination to achieve their dreams. Marie Kershaw is one of those stories, a local tween whose passion and hard work has elevated her baton

Local Mom Inspires Teen Girls through Website

Mary Bowman, local mom of four, had a vision over ten years ago to make a positive impact in the lives of teen girls. A graduate of the University of Findlay, Mary double majored in Western Equestrian Studies and Equine Marketing & Graphic Design. She originally envisioned creating a horse magazine that was in line

American Heritage Girls offers many benefits to tweens

Many clubs support community and learning, but few have core principles that strive to teach about God, community, and country.  American Heritage Girls,  a national development organization for young women, offers just that with a motto of “building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country”. American Heritage History American Heritage Girls

The Write Approach to Summer

Kids sometimes lose progress in their academics over the summer months. Summer is a time when worries over school dissipate and kids enjoy some relaxation. However, if you have a bookworm in your house, you know that this is also a time when a lot of tweens catch up on reading. Locally, Findlay has many

Local classes teach tweens the importance of nonviolence

With the current coverage of violence and negative events in the media, we sometimes forget to focus on the good in life and on the ways we can promote kindness and nonviolence. With the introduction of Project Peace in local schools, kids and tweens K-12 are introduced to skills to help them lead a more

Discovering what causes low self-esteem and how to combat it

Valuing mental wellness along with physical wellness is extremely important, especially in tweens and teens. While they are subject to amazing new experiences and opportunities, tweens often struggle with finding their own self-worth and self-esteem. Low self-esteem is becoming more common, so it’s important that tweens are reminded of their personal value. The Esteem Epidemic

The Ins and Outs of Tween Romance

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Often this means classroom parties, treats, and showing those special people in your life how much you love them with flowers, cards and chocolates. And whether you are ready or not, the day will come when your child will start showing interest in a Valentine of their own. This can bring up a lot of questions about

Tween ambassadors

  Need more proof that Hancock County is a great place to raise kids? The HancockWood Electric Cooperative Trustees recently recognized three Youth Leadership Council delegates who were selected to attend the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s annual meeting. The representatives from the Hancock-Wood County area were selected from 10 counties in the NW Ohio