In a continuing effort to raise money and awareness for the fight against childhood cancer, the Maust family of Ann Arbor will host their 8th annual lemonade stand this Friday, June 15. The proceeds of the lemonade stand will go to benefit childhood cancer research through Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).
You’re probably an expert at the quick school lunch, but if you and your kids are ready to swap out the sack lunch for something more exciting this summer, try a bento box.
Surprise! Winter months give kids the opportunities to share hats and hats give kids the opportunity to share combs and brushes for hat hair. Baseball and bike helmets in the spring… just as tricky. That means spring and summer lice infestations are possible.
Spenders or savers? Instant gratification shopper or Ebenezer Scrooge-style miser? Most of us fall into one camp or another when it comes to making financial decisions. But do our children also have strong feelings about spending money at an early age? To learn more about children’s feelings on spending and saving, a recent University of
Think that Lyme disease is not a problem in Michigan? Think again. According to the Center for Disease Control, Lyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in the United States, infecting more than 300,000 people a year.
Eating out, even occasionally, can help kids develop communication skills and learn acceptable behavior in a public place.
For Champion Gymnastics owner Launie Aben, gymnastics is more than just a head-to-toe workout. It’s also about developing life skills like respect and working through fear. “Our gym’s motto is building a family of champions,” says Aben. “But being a champion isn’t just about winning. Here, it’s about building moral character and self confidence.” Coaching
Did You Know? Breastfeed even if you’re sick. Your body makes antibodies that get passed along to your baby through your breast milk helping to boost your infant’s immune system. Breastfeeding can save a family more than $1,200 to $1,500 in formula-related expenses in the first year alone. Breastfeeding reduces the risk of breast cancer
Kids are returning to group settings this September as they head back to school. Such settings increase the chance for diseases to spread. What’s the best way to prevent disease outbreaks and protect kids from serious diseases? Childhood vaccines. The necessity of vaccines “Kids need vaccines because there are still preventable diseases that cause illness,