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Finding the right medical practitioners for your family is important and preventative care is critical. We asked local top doctors how they help keep kids healthy.

Holiday Happenings

The holidays have arrived, and along with them, these great events in and around Washtenaw County. Bundle up the family and get ready to feel the holiday spirit! Downtown Ypsilanti December 1 Tree Lighting 6-7pm YDL-Michigan Library Plaza 229 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti 734-482-4110 x1323 | ypsilibrary.org/events Join the library for caroling led by the

Excellent Parental Leave for New and Growing Families

What defines a family-friendly work environment? Paid parental leave, a flexible work schedule, the ability to work from home, a generous health-care plan, child-care facilities on site? Several area companies offer generous parental leave plans, while some businesses have gone far beyond the basics with private lactation rooms for nursing mothers and game rooms for

How two teens from across the globe became lifelong friends

From Zetel, Germany, a town slightly larger than Ann Arbor, but with 90 percent less population, Christine Devriel spent the 2016-2017 school year as an exchange student with Youth For Understanding. She and her host sister, Annika Hockman, had many more similarities than their cultural backgrounds would lead on, and it was clear they developed