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Contents

Clips and articles from Bonnie Jean Feldkamp

COVID-19 Coverage
Child Development
Community
Environment
Essays
Health
Humor
Op-Eds
On Writing
Parenting
Recipes


COVID-19 Coverage

100 Days in Appalachia
When School and Therapy Go Online, Access to Internet Is Crucial for Children with Special Needs

Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism
Ohio hospitals remain mum on changes to local bed and ventilator counts; uncertainty affects local patients

Your Teen for Parents
CDC Guidelines: 10 Quarantine Do’s and Don’ts for Teenagers
Asymptomatic Teens and Mental Health Concerns
Grow Flowers and Foster Mental Health: The Benefits of Gardening
Stocking Your Pantry to Cook Take Out Favorites at Home

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Child Development Clips

Cincinnati Enquirer
Sexual harassment of girls starts during middle school

Cincinnati Family Magazine
Look Who’s Talking!
Press Repeat: Why Repetition is Smart for Toddlers
Toddlers Are Tough!
What It Means to Be An Early Bloomer

Medium
Child’s Play: Why it Matters

Northeast Parent Magazine
How Kids’ Personalities Affect Behavior
Grade Retention: What to do if Your Child is Held Back
The Clumsy Child: Learn Causes and Solutions

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Community

100 Days in Appalachia
When School and Therapy Go Online, Access to Internet Is Crucial for Children with Special Needs

Good River: Stories of the Ohio
A six newsroom nonprofit collaborative reporting project
The Ohio River community of Newport bands together to slow runoff and add greenspace

Cincinnati Enquirer
Schools need support for learning, not for defense (Also published in USA Today)
A walk with Mary Lou

River City News
How a Real Estate Agent is Helping to Bring Vocal Music Back to Bellevue Schools
Campbell Co. Family Lives in Solar-Powered House They Built Themselves
Volunteers Shouldn’t Have to Trespass to Maintain Dayton Cemetery
Cemeteries Get Creative to Survive in Their Role of Caring for the Dead

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Environment

Good River: Stories of the Ohio
A six newsroom nonprofit collaborative reporting project
The Ohio River community of Newport bands together to slow runoff and add greenspace
We mapped out the toxic wastewater discharges along the Ohio River. Here’s what we learned.

River City News
Campbell Co. Family Lives in Solar-Powered House They Built Themselves

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Essay Clips

Brain, Child Magazine
My Stepdaughter-to-Be Helped Me Heal

Indelible Ink on Medium
Mother’s Day is for Planting

Library Stories Series on Medium
Biking Uphill for Nancy Drew

New York Times
In a Blended Family, ‘Your Dad’ Becomes ‘Dad’

Scary Mommy
This Is Why I’m The Mom Who Breastfeeds In My Car

Your Teen for Parents
Blended Family Christmas: Creating New Memories for My Stepdaughter
Christmas With Older Kids: When Christmas Morning Got Quiet
I’m Getting Older: Trying to Age Gracefully for My Teenage Daughters
Not Finished Yet: Why I Decided To Have a Baby at 40
Teenage Sleep Problems and Daylight Savings: Prepare to Spring Forward (Humor)

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Health Clips

100 Days in Appalachia
When School and Therapy Go Online, Access to Internet Is Crucial for Children with Special Needs

Cincinnati Enquirer
Sexual harassment of girls starts during middle school
Tattooing over scars helps with trauma, healing; Kentucky’s ban a loss of that control
Schools need support for learning, not for defense (Also published in USA Today)

Cincinnati Family Magazine
Healthier at Home
On the Move!

Medium
Help Teens Prepare Emotionally for the New School Year
Gamer Girls: Online Sexism And Video Game Safety for Young Girls

Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism
Ohio hospitals remain mum on changes to local bed and ventilator counts; uncertainty affects local patients

USA Today
One mom’s takeaway from Kavanaugh controversy: Protect teens by talking about sex, consent
‘Survival no longer a given:’ Mom with autoimmune disease asks everyone to get a flu shot

Your Teen for Parents
Asymptomatic Teens and Mental Health Concerns
Grow Flowers and Foster Mental Health: The Benefits of Gardening

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Humor Clips

Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop
An overflowing glass
Decisions, decisions
D-S-T Monday
FitBit for sleep: You count steps, I’ll count Zzzzz’s
Wellness in the new year
Uber mom

Medium
The 7 Certainties of Summer Vacation

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Op-Eds

Cincinnati Enquirer
Metro driver, worry about safety not morality
Tattooing over scars helps with trauma, healing; Kentucky’s ban a loss of that control
Give CovCath students room to process without harassment (Also Published in USA Today)
Schools need support for learning, not for defense (Also published in USA Today)
Sleepless over the trauma of separated families
Parents should listen more, pontificate less
Kids do better when parents and schools work together

USA Today
One mom’s takeaway from Kavanaugh controversy: Protect teens by talking about sex, consent
‘Survival no longer a given:’ Mom with autoimmune disease asks everyone to get a flu shot

River City News
Volunteers Shouldn’t Have to Trespass to Maintain Dayton Cemetery

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On Writing

The Writing Cooperative on Medium
Selling Reprints
Back to Basics: How to Research a Publication Prior to Pitching
April 18 is National Columnists Day
The Flip-Side of Writing for Free
Time for Social Media?

National Society of Newspaper Columnists
Suit Up For Writing Online: Word Count Matters
Tribes and Tribulations
Turning Quirks Into Columns: Finding Your Niche


Noteworthy on Medium
When a Publication Stifles You

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Parenting Clips

Cincinnati Enquirer:
Sexual harassment of girls starts during middle school
Give CovCath students room to process without harassment (Also Published in USA Today)

Cincinnati Family Magazine:
Time for School, Mom!

New York Times
In a Blended Family, ‘Your Dad’ Becomes ‘Dad’

Scary Mommy
This Is Why I’m The Mom Who Breastfeeds In My Car

USA Today
One mom’s takeaway from Kavanaugh controversy: Protect teens by talking about sex, consent

Medium
Help Teens Prepare Emotionally for the New School Year
Gamer Girls: Online Sexism And Video Game Safety for Young Girls
Child’s Play: Why it Matters

Your Teen for Parents
Want to Improve Parent and Teenager Communication? Try Validation
Having Difficult Conversations with Teens to Reduce Suicide Risks
Gamer Girls: Online Sexism And Video Game Safety
CDC Guidelines: 10 Quarantine Do’s and Don’ts for Teenagers
Asymptomatic Teens and Mental Health Concerns
Grow Flowers and Foster Mental Health: The Benefits of Gardening

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Recipes

Stocking Your Pantry to Cook Take Out Favorites at Home
3-Ingredient Peach Smoothie

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