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Post Wisely

It turns out there’s a balance to how much you can share of your child’s life in the digital sphere once they reach a certain age. According to the University of Michigan’s School of Information, children aged 10-17 are very particular about what constitutes fair sharing online. Sharable info includes achievements, praise, positive content, special

Cut the Juice

Fruit juices might seem like an excellent means of quenching your child’s thirst, but the American Academy of Pediatrics has new guidelines for fruit juice and children: No juice before age 1. For toddlers ages 1-3, up to half a cup per day (4 oz). For children ages 4-6, up to three-quarters cup per day (6

Free water safety program at the YMCA

In a world that is 71 percent water, learning water safety is invaluable— especially for kids. Children ages 5 to 12 years in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti can now take a free instructional series through the Ann Arbor YMCA. Safety Around Water: A Free Learn to Swim Program offers stroke development as well as safety

Party like a townie

Art Fair week in Ann Arbor kicks off with the Townie Street Party on Ingalls Mall and North University. The party celebrating Ann Arbor locals is a thank you from the Ann Arbor Art Fair for hosting the event each year. The party will offer fun for the whole family: music played by local bands,

A&W Drive-In to host kids theme nights this summer

Each Monday during the Summer the Dexter A&W Drive-In will host a different kids theme night from 6-8pm. There will be a fun theme each week: real-life heroes night with local safety personnel, a princess meet and greet, water world with water guns and balloons, and more! Each night will also have a bounce house.

Explore area tech companies at the Ann Arbor Tech Trek

Ann Arbor Tech Trek, a free community event, is a terrific opportunity for your family to explore area tech companies as they showcase their latest innovations. Each stop on the trek will create a fun, educational experience, reflecting each company’s unique culture. Participants will enjoy refreshments, prizes, T-shirts and giveaways. Tech Trek is a great