Mother Matters: Action steps for an award-winning year

In “Mother Matters,” parenting and life coach Loyla Louvis, AACC, provides parenting tips. She is dedicated to eliminating frustration in the parenting journey by customizing solutions to fit the uniqueness of each family. A...
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Mother Matters: For happy holidays, stay happy

For a happy holiday, moms need to take care of themselves. Loyla Louvis provids tips for getting the family to help, in "Mother Matters."

Photos: Willy Wonka Jr.’s a sweet treat

The Willy Wonka Jr. version of Roald Dahl's classic casts 99 local children in the Gas Lamp's Players' production at the Ridgewood Avenue School's theater Saturday, Nov. 17 & Sunday, Nov. 18, after a...
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Photos: Montclair monsters dressed to kill, or trick-or-treat

Montclair's mini-monsters dressed to kill, or at least trick-or-treat.

MFEE to co-present “You Got This” conference for parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParenting is often a lonely, stressful job.The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, in partnership with some other groups, wants to help make it feel a little less lonely and stressful.Next month, the...
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Montclair students are school ready!

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalIn between basketball games, bean bag tosses, prizes, cotton candy, hot dogs and hamburgers, Montclair children picked out school backpacks at Glenfield Park on Aug. 19.Every year as summer winds...
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Culture in brief: bats and more at Van Vleck

Van Vleck House & Gardens offers “Summer Fun in the Garden” on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2:30-4 p.m. The program, geared toward kids and family, will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van...
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Photo: Summer Snaps and the Emala family

It's still summer for a few more weeks, and we're keeping it fun and neighborly! Send us your summer snaps!What are you up to? Singing in the rain? Boating down the street after the...
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Photo: kids see the world at Park Street Academy

Park Street Academy (PSA), a private pre-school and kindergarten located in Montclair, hosted SAM (Senior Art Museum), a special, one-night-only, pop-up museum exhibit on May 18.  This show featured more 400 works created by...