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March 2013 Edition

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Teachers Of The Year

This year Columbus Parent is sponsoring its first ever Teachers of the Year contest.

Letter from the Editor

I write this having just sent the 2013 Summer Camp Guide file along to the graphic designers with a sigh of relief and a heartfelt click of the Send key. Three years in and this thing just keeps growing.

What's The Buzz?

Parenting is packed with buzz words that come and go. Let's decipher some of them and figure out if they've got value for you!

Set for Life

Most of us need life insurance, yet industry statistics show at least 30 percent of us don't have any.

Kentucky Moonbows

When I learned that one of the two places in the world where moonbows regularly appear was less than 300 miles from Columbus, I jumped at the chance to go.

A Moveable Cupcake Feast

When Amy Southerington Line outfitted Sweet! The Mobile Cupcakery food truck, she knew she wanted to do more than sell cupcakes.


Your frequent questions answered by the experts at Nationwide Children's.

Scheduling Summer

Every April, David Scarpetti goes to work, creating a complicated chart of Google calendars to determine what his 9-year-old daughter Frankie will do during the 10 weeks when she is not in school.


Columbus arts educator, author and all-around inspiration Mimi Brodsky Chenfeld shares more of her wisdom about raising happy, healthy, creative children

Chick Treasure Keeper

This adorable recycled chick can hide tiny treasures, candies or notes - perfect for gift giving.


Wide sidewalks and cheery storefronts welcome visitors to Olde Pickerington Village, the historic heart of the suburb that straddles Franklin and Fairfield counties.

Attending a Blue Jackets Game

If you're anything like us here at Columbus Parent, you're thrilled that the Columbus Blue Jackets are back in the rink...

Best Bets for March

Spring is coming…it's time to get out of the house! Here, we present a roundup of what's happening in Columbus during the month of March.

Young Scientist Challenge

Is your youngster a budding scientist? Encourage them to enter a contest sponsored by 3M and Discovery Education.

Home & Garden Show

This Saturday is Kids' Day at the Columbus Dispatch Home & Garden Show!

Wholly Craft Workshop

Get in touch with your creative side and find a new use for old materials at this fun workshop.

The Crucible

The Actors' Theatre of Columbus is teaming up with the Columbus School for Girls to bring The Crucible to a live stage.

Vote Coach Matta

The Ronald McDonald House here in Columbus has the opportunity to win $100,000 through Ohio State Men's Basketball Coach, Thad Matta.

Shall We Dance

Fans of "Dancing with the Stars," here's a performance you won't want to miss.

Jungle Music

Welcome to the jungle: The Columbus Symphony's Concerts for Kids is presenting "Jungle Music."

Shazzbots Release Party

The Columbus kid-music band is celebrating the release of their second album, "Blast Off."

King Arts Complex Films

The King Arts Complex is hosting a film series that focuses on African-American directors this month.

Heart Health

Looking for a perfect gift for your child for Valentine's Day? How about teaching them a bit about the heart?

Cabin Fever Weekends

Catch a blast from the past and escape the winter blues with the Ohio History Center's "Cabin Fever" Cure.

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