Back to School Wreath

As summer vacation comes to a close, we are getting back into the swing of things with earlier bedtimes, a few trips to the mall for school clothes, and a lot of new school supplies. However, all of this school prep doesn’t have to be boring. Pick up a few extra boxes of crayons while

An Artsy Night Out Downtown

Description: As the business name points out, this date is all about painting. My husband, Brent, and I had never done an artsy date night before and were excited to go home with a work of art. Brent had never really painted before but was intrigued. Upon arrival we walked down the graffiti-lined steps to

Fast-paced fun: A date night at Decode Detroit

My husband, Scott, and I decided to try a local escape room for our date night. We had never been to one before, so this was a new experience for us. Decode Detroit, which opened in October 2016, is the newest option in Ann Arbor. The story, called The Minerva Project, centers around Minerva, an

New research on infant eating patterns

It can be hard for new parents to understand how to respond to their infant. Is the baby crying because she is hungry? Or is she tired? Or does she need something else? Dr. Julie Lumeng, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, is researching infant eating patterns as

New research on infant eating patterns

Dr. Julie Carroll Lumeng Professor, Pediatric Medicine Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Researches infant eating patterns It can be hard for new parents to understand how to respond to their infant. Is the baby crying because she is hungry? Or is she tired? Or does she need something else? Dr. Julie Lumeng, a professor of pediatrics

Hunt for those back-to-school bargains

The first day of school is just around the corner which means families are in the midst of back-to-school shopping. But does the grand total make you feel the need to refinance your home? Being the mom of five young children and the wife of a graduate student, I know a thing or two about