Immigrant family provides its own social net

Mark Arehart WKSU public radio “You don’t have the social net that other people have.” That’s how 27-year-old Miguel Arriola sums up the immigrant experience during the pandemic. Arriola’s father c... Read More...

Parenting SOS: In search of support, part 1

By Julie A Cajigas Parenting can be lonely work. Even if you have lots of family support, it’s rare to have family members whose children are going through the same ages and stages. Sometimes you or your ch... Read More...

Halloween in Akron

Good news (mostly for kids)! Halloween is not canceled in Akron. During a year where virtually everything has been canceled, kids still have a chance to go trick-or-treating. Earlier this week, Mayor Dan Horri... Read More...

The doctor is in | Boosting immune systems

Aside from vaccines, is there anything we can do to help their immune systems get stronger? Daycare illness is real. What can I do to boost my child’s immune system? As kids are going back to school and day... Read More...

ADHD: The gift I didn’t want to give

By Marissa Marangoni I think it’s a common experience for people to tell you that your child is your mini-me, that they look just like you. No one has ever said that to me, nor will they ever (unless someth... Read More...

The list is the answer (sort of)

By Marissa Marangoni I believe that one of the most—if not the most—difficult parts about our current collective situation is the whole no-end-date aspect. We don’t know when we get to go back to the movies... Read More...