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Home » Articles » Special Sections »  Spotlight on Kids
 
Thursday, April 9,2015
Spotlight on Kids

Kidsfest 2015

Kidfest 2015 will take place at Ohio University’s Walter Fieldhouse on Saturday, April 11 from 10 am to 1 pm. There will be activities, games and performances for children. The event is hosted by Athens County Children’s Services and is open to all families.
Thursday, April 9,2015
Spotlight on Kids

How to help your kids in the classroom

Parents often play a crucial role in helping their kids do well in school. Numerous studies have shown the positive impact that parental involvement can have on a student's academic career, and those studies have inspired many educators to encourage their students' parents to take a more active role in their children's education, including helping them with their homework.
Thursday, April 9,2015
Spotlight on Kids

Decreasing family screen time

Smartphones and tablets appear to have staying power. The Pew Research Center confirms that smartphone penetration has surpassed the 50 percent mark among mobile subscribers. Many others are routinely using tablets to access books, television shows, movies, and magazines.
Thursday, April 9,2015
Spotlight on Kids

Healthy meals made fast for families small and large

Busy families are increasingly looking to free up time in their busy schedules. While certain shortcuts can make daily life more manageable, families sometimes pay too steep a price in their efforts to save time. Such is the case at the dinner table, where nutrition is often sacrificed at the expense of convenience. But quick and easy meals need not be void of nutrition and flavor.
Thursday, April 9,2015
Spotlight on Kids

Spotlight on Kids 2015

The Athens NEWS Spotlight on Kids, our annual lead up to KidFest, highlights many ways to keep your children healthy and having fun. Check out our digital edition to read all the articles.
Thursday, September 18,2014
Spotlight on Kids

Spotlight on Kids 2014

The Athens NEWS Spotlight on Kids, our annual lead up to KidFest. Check out our digital edition to read all the articles.
Thursday, April 18,2013
Spotlight on Kids

Spotlight on Kids 2013

The Athens NEWS Spotlight on Kids, our annual lead up to KidFest, highlights many ways to keep your children healthy and having fun. Check out our digital edition to read all the articles.
Thursday, April 18,2013
Spotlight on Kids

Don’t miss Kidfest 2013!

Kidfest 2013 will take place at the Ohio University Convocation Center on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, April 18,2013
Spotlight on Kids

Banish bedtime woes

Although many parents anticipate their child's bedtime as a point in the day when they can finally enjoy some peace and quiet, there are those moms and dads who dread bedtime, which can be frustrating for even the most level headed parents. 
Thursday, April 18,2013
Spotlight on Kids

Athens County 4-H offers local youth life skills mixed with fun

Most people have heard of 4-H. However, unless you've participated in it, you may have no idea the aim or range of activities that it encompasses.
 
 
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