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Notes for a rainy day

My Dad had a favorite saying, “Any day you can talk about is a good day!”

Flowers are red (sometimes)

May is a great month to energize our creativity! Our wonderful winter is behind us. Flowers and trees are budding and blossoming. Sun is brightening up our days. Creativity is about making choices, arranging things, problem solving, exploration and experimentation.
Best Bets

Arts and entertainment for kids

The Beat's (a.k.a Jim Fischer) picks for July.
News to use

The Parent Pulse

Inspiring news for and about Central Ohio parents!
Vitamin Me

Low-Stress Shopping

Back-to-school clothes shopping is like a mash-up of precise engineering and creative art.
Happy Anniversary to Us!

Columbus Parent turns 25 years old

It’s true of parenting and it’s true of parenting magazines: Time sure flies whether you’re raising kids or writing about raising kids! Columbus Parent turns 25 years old in 2014 and to celebrate we’ve compiled not only our own history, but also assembled some interesting facts about how Columbus parenting has changed in the last 25 years.
Feature articles from past issues

Pediatric HealthSource

Heat-related illness range from dehydration to heat stroke. It is important to recognize the signs early to prevent serious illness.
Family Finance

Living Smart P2P

For many parents, after the mortgage, bills and groceries are paid for, there is barely enough money to last until payday.
Family Finance

Divorce Finance

The numbers don’t lie: Half of all marriages end in divorce. Just ask the U.S. Census Bureau. Divorce happens. Here are a few tips for handling it.
Take It from Tracy

Four-Legged Family Planning

We’ve been considering an addition to our family. Let me be more specific: a four-legged addition. There is little debate it will be a dog and not a cat because of my husband’s allergies. My family has had many lengthy discussions about what kind of dog will be the best fit for us, what we will name it and, of course, who will be responsible for it.
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