Columbus Parent Archives

September 2013 Edition

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Wheeling, W.Va.

After years of traveling with two young kids, my husband and I have learned a few things.

Autumn Wind Chimes

Listen for the fall breeze as it activates your family's handmade wind chime!

Barn Buddies

This equine-assisted program teaches riding and social skills to kids with disabilities.

LifeTown Columbus

This unique learning center helps nearly 50 students with developmental and/or medical disabilities learn life skills.

Safe Dates

Teaching kids to expect better from their relationships

Best of the Best

In honor of Parent's "Best of" issue, I typically offer a random compilation of personal favorites.

Around Town

Where the happening kids just happened to be

Win the Cover

Submit a photo of your child. The winner goes on our December cover!

What's the Buzz?

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

Stock Up On These School Supplies

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

Saw Safety

I am currently unable to use a power saw. Blame Ken Jennings.

Product Pix

Parent staff suggests three items for your family

Money Games

I've merged my game-geek with my money-geek status by playing financial-themed board games with my kids.

Best Bets for September

Even though the kids are back in school, there's plenty to do in September around Columbus.


Delaware County also has several interesting family-friendly venues, specialty shops and events.

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