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Research to Real World: Preschool Prep… for Parents

This article appears in our January 2016 issue of Indy’s Child Parenting Magazine. Flip through it here or pick up a copy today at your local Marsh or Kroger store, YMCA, public library or community center. “Have you registered for preschool yet?” These...

Middle Man Learns to Ski

I should probably start by saying, skiing isn't my favorite thing in the world to do, but I enjoy it. Part of the reason I don't love it, other than the freezing temperatures and the feeling of constant imminent danger, is I didn't learn to ski until I was an adult.

Reci-please

Have those New Year's resolutions to get healthy waned? No need to despair, spring brings with it a renewal for what can be. March is National Nutrition Month® and this year's theme is "Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle." Most...

Living With Autism

The CDC reports that approximately 1 in 68 children in the United States have been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder. In honor of National Autism Awareness month this April, we asked one Hamilton County mom to share...

Secondary Infertility

“This was something my body was just supposed to know how to do,” says Amy M., a mother of three who faced secondary infertility following a more typical first pregnancy. “I was confused,” she says. “Was there something wrong with...

Baby Talk with Robert Mathis

Indy's Child: You must have a busy household with four kids at home! How do you and Brandi manage it all – especially with having children of such varying ages? Robert Mathis: Brandi is the MVP of the household, she...

Going Overboard

From elementary school science projects to college applications, kids look to their parents for guidance. But at what point is our help no longer helpful? The boundary isn’t always clear and a parent’s good intentions to provide assistance can...

Preparing for the IEP Meeting

Indianapolis mom Erin S. first learned about Individualized Education Programs, or IEPs, when her youngest son was identified as having ADHD. “Prior to him being diagnosed, I hadn’t even heard of IEPs,” she says. Her son is now in second...

Fast Friends

Navigating the waters of childhood friendships can be surprisingly difficult for parents. How do help your kids learn how to make friends? What if your child has a friend you don’t like? Should you intervene when a friend mistreats...

Education 101

Greater Indianapolis is home to a wide variety of school alternatives. While parents are fortunate to have so many choices available, the sheer number of options can leave one wondering where to start. Here we explain some of the...

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