By Jill Schlesinger Tribune Content Agency During back-to-school season, parents are focused on helping their children succeed academically, socially and, yes, financially. I know talking about money is not easy, and not enough schools incorporate personal finance concepts into the curriculum. That puts the onus on parents and grandparents, who may not feel comfortable with
ALICE is an acronym which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. The steps do not need to be completed in order.
Find plenty of outdoor parks and playgrounds to stay active in Findlay! Here’s a roundup of the best places to play outdoors. River Landings 700 Fox St., Findlay Features: Sits on the Blanchard River Greenway Trail and features a simple playground in a picturesque setting. Riverbend Recreation Area 16628 Township Road 208, Findlay Features: A
Nothing captures the sweetness of summer on a sultry day better than an icy cold treat! When the whole family is screaming for ice cream, we’ve got you covered. Check out this guide to the local ice cream shops. Lima Avenue Root Beer Stand The Lima Avenue Root Beer stand—part of the Findlay community since
The next time you lather on sunscreen protection from the sun’s harmful rays, consider what you’re putting on your, or your child’s skin. Recent research has revealed potential dangers from the chemical components of commercial sunscreen. Tamara Willingham, owner of Tamara TMC, in Maumee, Ohio, offers a healthier choice of sun protection, mineral sunscreen. “The
Education experts have known for some time that kids who don’t go to school year ’round experience summer learning loss. Still, most schools and districts have yet to extend the school year in light of this information. Statistics on summer learning loss vary depending on the study. But those studies most commonly cited have found
For many kids, organized sports aren’t much fun anymore. Overbearing parents, over-the-top coaches and overzealous competition are frequent images associated with youth-athletic leagues today. Though playing ball often used to embody the enjoyment of being a kid, the experience for many youngsters is too serious and stressful – and ultimately not worth it. One study
Again. I saw it again. Another post on social media from a friend singing the praises of her child who couldn’t stop reading. How lucky am I? she wrote. My son finished Harry Potter and he’s only in second grade! You are lucky, I thought, damping down my jealousy. My son hates reading. He loathes