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Happy Birthday, Ella!

No doubt about it — we are in the midst of a reading crisis! Daily headlines remind us of our obsessive anxiety over reading scores and assessments. In all these alarming messages, one word is nowhere to be seen: LOVE! There! I’ve said it!

Tuffy Bean is Missing

No doubt about it — we are in the midst of a reading crisis! Daily headlines remind us of our obsessive anxiety over reading scores and assessments. In all these alarming messages, one word is nowhere to be seen: LOVE! There! I’ve said it!
Best Bets

Arts and entertainment for kids

The Beat's (a.k.a Jim Fischer) picks for October.
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The Parent Pulse

Inspiring news for and about Central Ohio parents!
Vitamin Me

Papaw Love

By night No. 3, I was missing my little guy.

2014 Best of Columbus

Parents know best what’s best about Columbus.
Feature articles from past issues
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All Together Now

When parents and kids share pop-culture passions

It was the year 2000, just after Lego began releasing Star Wars-themed sets. Visual artist and designer Clinton Reno was still a kid-less bachelor, but the nostalgic pull of Lego and Star Wars was irresistible, so he bought and assembled several sets. After marrying and moving, Reno boxed up the bricks and jettisoned them to the attic, where they collected dust for years.
Family Finance

What Teachers Really Treasure

Vickie Guay probably received enough candles and “World’s Best Teacher” coffee mugs to fill the back of a pickup truck in her 30 years at St. Mary’s School in Lancaster. She certainly loves that her students’ parents thought about her every Christmas, but a few gifts stand out among all the rest.
Pediatric HealthSource

Living with Gluten Sensitivity

By thoughtfully planning ahead, many traditional dishes can be made gluten-free.
Pediatric HealthSource

Providing babies with natural nutrients

Providing babies with natural nutrients that are entirely beneficial to them through breastfeeding is one thing that mothers want to do right.
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