11 Ways Families Can Salute a Veteran

During this month of Thanksgiving, don’t forget our military service members. Many organizations and veterans groups offer ways to show support and gratitude for members of the armed forces. Here’s how: 1) Help an expectant military mom. Nothing relieves a soldier’s worries like knowing that his family is supported back home. Soldiers’ Angels Baby Brigade

Mind and Matter

Pay Equal Attention to Physical and Mental Health One month into the 2019-2020 school year, local schools have probably received a number of notes from parents and doctors lending validity to student excuses for school absences. In July, Oregon became one of the first states to instruct schools to treat physical health and mental health

Parents Coaching the Coach

I officially became a “soccer mom” last year when my eight-year-old daughter enrolled in the town soccer team. She loves playing the sport and interacting with the other girls on her team. Being part of the team has entailed traveling to other towns. Sometimes we have witnessed other games in progress while waiting for her

Back to School: Teaching Kids About Money

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

Park and Playground Round Up

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

Get The Scoop

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

A Healthier Way to Take in the Rays

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

Summer Learning Loss is Real: Here are 9 Fun Ways to Prevent It

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

5 Ways Parents And Coaches Can Take The Toxicity Out Of Youth Sports

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

When Your Child Doesn’t Like To Read

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