All posts by Aimee Eldon

Inside out in Ann Arbor

Having a baby can mean facing more decisions about purchasing products than one knew was possible: bassinet, cradle, or co-sleeper? Cloth or disposable diapers? With so many decisions to make, one of the last things the overwhelmed parent of an infant wants to decide is what kind of bottle to use. But the bottle decision

The Best Sweet Treats for Birthday Celebrations

You can’t have a birthday party unless sweet treats are a part of the celebration. Ann Arbor Family has curated some favorite spots around Washtenaw County that offer the ultimate desserts. From cake and pie to hand-made ice creams, we’ve got your birthday boy or girl covered! Benny’s Bakery 111 W. Michigan Ave., Saline

Supporting mothers with locally made baby wraps and slings

Brea Albulov’s Ann Arbor-based Hope Carried Etsy shop was doing even better than she’d hoped. Her signature product, the ring sling, was an instant success because busy moms loved the slings as incredibly comfortable, great looking, and easy to wear while discreetly breastfeeding. They were such a hit that she diversified her baby wearing business

Day trip to Belle Isle

Traveling to the gem of the Detroit River, Belle Isle, situated in northeast Detroit, is a short hour drive from Ann Arbor and can be easily made into a full day trip when coupled with outings around the island. Where to go Lovers of architecture and aquatic life will both be entranced by a trip

Celebrate Reading Month with local literacy expert Melissa Brooks-Yip

Melissa Brooks-Yip is curled up with her two girls, Ella and Izzy, reading Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, their new favorite book by Grace Lin. Lin weaves traditional Chinese fairy tales into her own stories. Brooks-Yip’s husband, Danny, is also hooked on the books, which have introduced his girls to tales he heard growing