All posts by Ann Arbor Family Staff

December 2016 Family Favorites

Peaceful Puppy The Calm Down Companion is a product with a purpose. This peaceful pup employs a multi-sensory approach to help children get to sleep with a calmer state of mind when they feel upset. The toy was developed in a partnership between the local ChadTough Foundation, headed up by Tammi and Jason Carr, and

November 2016 Favorite Things

Sistema yogurt on the go Looking for an easy way to save money while feeding the yogurt lovers in your family? Create your own single serve yogurts with Sistema yogurt food storage containers! This two pack of small yogurt containers keeps it fresh while on the go. They are perfect for yogurt, baby food and

Special Needs Guide 2016

Parents with special needs children benefit greatly from support and/or specialized information groups, coming together to share experiences and helpful advice. Here are some resources that provide help. Supporting those that care Local support groups for parents By Donna Iadipaolo The Parent SHARE Support Group This group, run by the Autism Collaborative Center at Eastern

October 2016 Family Favorites

Lil Snappers Just in time for back to school and fall, Lil Snappers are “kid-sized” apples, pears and oranges that are the perfect lunchbox companion. Small enough to fit in bento boxes and little hands, and sized for a kid’s appetite, Lil Snappers provide an easy way to tackle that fruit serving on the daily,

AADL Reopens: Westgate branch of the Ann Arbor District Library

The Westgate branch of the Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) reopened in September. The renovation makes this location the largest in the AADL system. The new Westgate branch includes many new, exciting features. A cafe operated by Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea will be in operation. It also includes additional parking, several new study rooms and