In 2011 the Academy of Pediatrics recommended that children remain rear-facing car seats until age 2. Studies show that children this age are “75 percent less likely to die or be severely injured in a crash if they are riding rear-facing,” the academy said at the time. Many states have recently changed their law to require that parents to comply with this recommendation including Illinois, which passed the law just this month. Keep this in mind for your next road trip to Chicago!
“The Mountain deals with anti-immigrant feelings from the lens of two eight-year-olds, a quiet Canadian boy and a feisty Arab girl, on a Canadian playground,” says the play’s director Koppera. “Through these beautiful and unique characters, Woolley is able to touch upon the universals of childhood, the need for home, friendship, otherness, and trust.”
The 59th annual Ann Arbor Art Fair, the largest juried art fair in the country, kicks off next week in Downtown Ann Arbor. The fair runs Thursday, July 19 – Sunday, July 22 and will feature amazing art, music, food, and lots of family-friendly art activities for all ages.
No one knows how long the Fortnite craze will last, but it will wane. Eventually. After all, it was only two years ago that everyone was playing Pokemon Go and I haven’t noticed anyone hunting for Charmander in my neighborhood lately.