Prompted by high profile cases involving child protective services, a recent law enacted by the Utah State legislature allows parents more freedom to let their children engage in independent activities.
What defines a family-friendly work environment? Paid parental leave, a flexible work schedule, the ability to work from home, a generous health-care plan, child-care facilities on site? Several area companies offer generous parental leave plans, while some businesses have gone far beyond the basics with private lactation rooms for nursing mothers and game rooms for
With two award-winning zoos in the region, choosing where to take the kids on a zoocation day this summer might be tough. Both the Detroit Zoo and Toledo Zoo & Aquarium have a lot to offer the whole family: tiny tots to teens to adults. With so much to see and do at both zoos,
“Do you have guns in your house?” is the first question Mary, a young mom of two in Chelsea asks of friends, neighbors and childminders. If the answer is yes, then Mary probes further to ensure the guns and any ammunition are locked away safely from her kids. Mary says, “It can be a difficult