OVParenthttp://www.ovparent.com/page/category.detail/nav/5016/Editor's Journalen-usMon, 22 May 2017 15:08:59 EDTMon, 22 May 2017 15:08:59 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssGraduation Emotions Run Highhttp://www.ovparent.com/page/content.detail/id/528434.html"Because I knew you, I have been changed for good." -- "For Good" from the musical "Wicked" This time of year brings the donning of caps and gowns, and the dawning of new experiences.Mon, 22 May 2017 00:00:00 EDTRecognizing Champions of Childrenhttp://www.ovparent.com/page/content.detail/id/528430.htmlAs the editor of OV Parent and a mom, I?have been fortunate to get to know many wonderful local champions of children.Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTLesson of the Changing Seasonshttp://www.ovparent.com/page/content.detail/id/528421.htmlThe cheery yellows of daffodils and forsythia bushes of March never fail to brighten up the Ohio Valley and lighten my mood.Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTBaby Guide '17 - Support Is Vital for New Momshttp://www.ovparent.com/page/content.detail/id/528414.htmlEvery year, I put together this Baby Guide, and every year when I sit down to write this note, the same topic comes to mind as the most important: Get support! Having a good support network was vital to me when I had my daughte.Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 EDTIt's Not OKhttp://www.ovparent.com/page/content.detail/id/528403.htmlWhen I fell down as a kid, my mom's first response usually was "Jump up! You're OK!" It may have been wishful thinking or a desire to avoid a meltdown or an attempt to instill resilience.Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDT