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The Best Indoor Play Places for Kids Around Ann Arbor

While it's cold outside, it's fun to find local indoor play places. Here are a few great spots to check out in and around Washtenaw County.

Great Places to Sled in the Ann Arbor Area

Snow has arrived, and Ann Arbor Family Press has compiled a list of the area’s best sledding hills. Bundle up, and remember to identify safe sledding paths before heading down the hill.
Dr. Jenny Radesky, developmental behavioral pediatrician at the University of Michigan, studies family use of digital technology.

Technology Impacting Parent-Child Relationships

Digital Interruptions a Factor in Behavior Problems. Technology impacting parent-child relationships.

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Summer Salad of Grilled Shrimp, Corn & Peaches

If there is one cooking rut that I see people get into, it’s a salad rut.  The same lettuce, the same toppings, the same...

Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce & Cucumber-Radish Salad

Kebabs come in so many delicious forms and easily fulfill that need for something different.  What’s more, children are always intrigued by them -...

Food Fight! Stray Hen Cafe’s Stellar Breakfast, Lunch, and Brunch in Ann Arbor

Because of its name, Stray Hen Cafe, might lead you to think its menu is full of chicken or egg-oriented meal options. But along...

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Aug. 15 is Back to School Prep Day: Use these 7 Montessori Tips to Ensure a Smooth Transition for Your Family.

With summer winding down and school’s start date just around the corner, many families are rushing to get ready. But this preparation period needn’t...

Thank You Notes for Kids

When was the last time you sat down and wrote a thank you note?  In an increasingly informal and fast-moving society, it’s easy enough to...

Book Recommendations by Nicholas Books

Ann Arbor’s Nicola’s Books has gathered its updated list of children’s books they’d recommend. These lists provide ideas for all ages and help to...

Ann Arbor’s Private Pool Clubs

As July begins to heat up, do you find yourself looking to join a pool where your family can swim?  Many of these clubs...

Black Doulas in Ann Arbor

A doula is a professional who assists people and their partners during their pregnancy, birthing experience, and postpartum recovery. Assistance is both emotional and...

Work and Play Cafe Brings an Inclusive, Family-Friendly Cafe to Ypsi

The Work and Play Cafe’s first priority is inclusivity. This means opportunities for people of all different backgrounds and opportunities to come together in...

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Ann Arbor Family Favorites 2022

NOTE: Voting is now LIVE! Thank you for your patience! The polls are open! It’s that awesome time of year where we ask “what's your...

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August 2021 Giveaway – Challenge Your Brain!

Keeping your child's mind stimulated is important to keeping it active! This month’s giveaway is about challenging your brain.  Enter for a chance to win...

July 2021 Giveaway – Get Out and Play!

By Ann Arbor Family Staff It’s finally summer, and you know what that means! It’s time to hang and play outside! This month, enter for...

What picture says “Mom” to you?

Send us a picture along with 50 words, or less, telling us about the photo and why it reminds you of your mother or...