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SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER (SAD) & DEPRESSION   The Mayo Clinic Defines Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) as: Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that’s related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same

  When Josie is orphaned, her parents having died of influenza two days from each other, she has no idea what to expect as she is unceremoniously deposited at the home of her aunt and uncle. The neat little home,

For most mid-grade and young adult readers, school is in full swing and that means your young reader is probably already swamped with required reading. Hopefully parents can successfully set aside time where TV and social media are put to

11 year old Julia hasn’t seen her mother since she ran off to join the hippies. Grandmother Lancaster has just died (by noon, as she said she would, and Lancasters always keep their promises) and Julia is left with her

More from Judy Blume

It’s back to school for most kids this week and while we want our kids to be engaged in required reading, we also, as parents, even parents of older kids, want to see our children lost in a really good

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Toledo, OH Mama Meow’s Top Picks for August 2016… August 12-13: Maumee Summer Fair @ Uptown Maumee  Bounce houses, pony rides, car show, family entertainment, food etc. Friday 5-11:30pm, Saturday 9am-11:30pm. August 18-21: NW Ohio

The Gate in the Wall

It’s rare to read a children’s novel and wish there were a sequel but Ellen Howard’s THE DOOR IN THE WALL is an exception. Here in NW Ohio we have a wonderful historical phenomenon known as the canals. Just a

What kid has not hunkered down to a good Judy Blume book. http://www.judyblume.com/about.php Loved by pre-adolescent girls everywhere, Judy is known for telling it like it is without censorship. She knows kids and what’s important to them, whether is a first menstrual period,

MAMA MEOW’S TOP PICKS FOR JULY 2016… July 3: Mud Hens Game @ Fifth Third Field Inflatable theme park from 5-8pm. Kids run the bases, Freedom Feast on the Rooftop and an Independence Day fireworks display. Tickets are $15 and

      I love a book about going to Grandma’s in the summer. Richard Peck’s A LONG WAY FROM CHICAGO is just such a book. When you live in Chicago in 1929, at the time of Al Capone and Bugs