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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!
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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
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.
Family Finance

Child-care Costs

Child care. The cost just keeps rising.
Family Finance

It Pays Off to Pay Off

The average American family using credit cards is carrying a $15,799 balance, according to the credit-counseling agency Consolidated Credit. The typical Ohioan with student loans graduated with $27,713 in debt. The average new-car loan is $27,000, according to Experian Automotive. The rub: if you're a typical middle-class American with a credit card, a college degree and a car, you're in serious debt, and that isn't even counting the house you live in.
Pediatric HealthSource

Treating appendicitis with antibiotics

For parents wanting to steer clear of surgery, a possible treatment option to discuss with their physician is a regimen of antibiotics that could be a possible alternative to an appendectomy.
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