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Family Film Fun at the 55th Ann Arbor Film Fest

I’m what you call a “Reel Mom”—I’m a mom that makes and writes about movies. As a filmmaker, I love it when the world comes to Ann Arbor to showcase the best of the best in experimental and avant-garde cinema. My 12-year-old and 14-year-old both go to public schools in Ann Arbor, and I’m always

New Michigan state law benefits midwives and expectant parents

After years of hard-fought advocacy, Michigan midwives, expectant parents, and families started the new year celebrating. That’s because in early January the governor signed a bill allowing Certified Professional Midwives (CPMs) to become licensed by the state. Compared to a Nurse Midwife who attends births mostly in hospital settings and is licensed as a nurse,