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Fall Is Here!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Fall is here! Plan a family fun day to visit one of your local apple orchards to pick apples! Everything you do with your child, is a learning experience. While at the orchard talk about the sizes, colors, shapes of the apples. Introduce lang ..

8 Fall Family Activities

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, September 25, 2017
Fall is finally here! Take the time to do some of these activities with your family this season, and create memories that will last a lifetime! 1. Go for a hike in the Metro Parks! The Metro Parks are a great place to get some fall famil ..

It's Not Too Late To Go Back To School!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, September 25, 2017
Your kids went back to school, so have you been thinking about furthering your education or taking a class or two to enhance your job opportunities? You can still do it this fall! Late-Start Classes at Lorain County Community College ..

Building Frustration Tolerance

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, September 14, 2017
Building Frustration Tolerance: Helping children through “I give up!” and “I can’t!” One of the things that amazes me most about young children is how resilient they are and how much they can learn in a ..

Is Your Child Getting Enough Sleep?

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Is your child getting enough sleep? Does it matter? A recent article posted on the Good Housekeeping website shares several views on appropriate bedtimes, hours required by age, and the benefits of a good nights sleep.  ..

The Essential Disaster Kit

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, August 10, 2017
What would you and your family do in the event of a disastrous situation where you were unable to leave your house? As much as we don’t want to think about disasters, the possibility is always there. Prolonged power outages, blizzards, and  ..

Free Legal Aid Clinics

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, August 02, 2017
Hi there! It is hard to believe August is upon us. As the summer winds-down, I wanted to give you a reminder about the work Legal Aid does to help low-income and vulnerable people with civil legal issues that create barriers to safety, shelter  ..

6 Steps to Take If Your Child Bites

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, July 24, 2017
When your child bites, it's pretty embarrassing and can easily get any parent flustered. So we put together six steps parents can take to keep their cool and handle the situation like a pro! 1. Understand why your child is biting. The most  ..

$600.00 Worth of Name Brand School Clothes!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, July 13, 2017
Qualifying Families Can Receive $600.00 Worth of Name Brand School Clothing! Horizon Education Centers is collaborating with The Boys and Girls Clubs of Lorain County and the Lorain County Job and Family Services to provide $600 worth of nam ..

Re-Think Your Drink!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Did you know one teaspoon of granulated sugar equals 4 grams of sugar? Instead of this ð Choose this Pop Carbonat ..