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Downhill Ski Resorts

Crystal Mountain Situated in the Traverse City area, Crystal Mountain has popular ski school programs, Adventure Cubs (ages 3-6) and Crystal Kids (ages 7-12), that aim to get kids outside and enjoying the snow. With a variety of runs for all skill levels and fast moving lines, families love skiing at Crystal. For children learning

Ann Arbor’s Warmilu Warms Babies and Saves Lives

Michigan native and Warmilu CEO Grace Hsia describes herself as an “accidental entrepreneur.” As a college student, she imagined herself working at a national lab or John Deere, but her course in materials science engineering at the University of Michigan inspired her to imagine a career solving real world problems. “From day one, we didn’t

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

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