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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 ..

Camping With Kids 101

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Monday, June 26, 2017
Camping with your children can be a fun, amazing family experience and memory. But if you aren't prepared, it can quickly become stressful for both you and your children. Check out our tips below to stay a step ahead and have a great time this summer ..

Local Firework Shows!

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, June 23, 2017
Looking for something free and fun to do this summer? How about checking out a Firework Show! The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so don't miss out on any of these awesome shows! We've got Firework Schedules for Lorain, Cuyahoga, and Erie  ..

6 Things Parents Should Know About Kindergarten Readiness

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Getting your child prepared for kindergarten is important, without a doubt — but it’s also important to educate yourself on the changing requirements for kindergarten. To help, we’ve gathered plenty of quality information all in one ..

LCH&D Announces Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Thursday, June 08, 2017
Lorain County Health & Dentistry is happy to announce our sites are Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Homes including 412 E. River and 105 Louden Court in Elyria. The Patient Centered Medical Home ( ..

Preventing The "Summer Slide"

Nicolle Bellmore Pierse - Friday, June 02, 2017
What is Summer Slide and How Can I Prevent It? Summer slide - tendency for students, especially those from low-income families, to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. Low income kids on average sta ..