After 3 years of marriage, Amanda and Vanessa Burke decided they were ready to try their hand at parenting. The women, who reside in Kent, both faced unstable home lives as children and wanted to help families who were struggling, and kids who needed the security of a stable home. In 2014 they made the […]
Archives for February 2020
The first days and nights with your baby can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a first-time parent. “One of the most important things you can do is try to relax, especially if you’ve decided to breastfeed,” said Dr. Jessica Tattershall, a pediatrician with the Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics office in Austintown. “The more you stress, […]
Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of any child’s development. Your child will need good vision for just about every activity and task she chooses, whether she’s on the ball field, in class or behind the wheel. As we celebrate Save Your Vision month in March, it’s the perfect time to share tips […]
More and more parents are finding that the hot topic at school is the spread of a strain of coronavirus (COVID-19). From young elementary school students to high-schoolers, information on the virus is being passed back and forth . Some true, some exaggerated, and some flat out false. How can you help your kids sort […]
Help your family ease into Daylight Saving time on Sunday by making bedtimes later by 15-minute increments starting Wednesday or Thursday night.
Middle schooler Gianna Pennell is making up for lost time. Diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) in January of 2018, she was unable to attend classes at Norton Middle School during her entire 6th grade year. The pain was so great, she couldn’t wear shoes. Her parents, James Pennell and Amanda Duskey, were unable […]