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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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Weeknight Pasta Recipe

In our house, Mondays are always pasta night.  It’s the beginning of the week and all that brings, so I like to keep the...

Easy Weeknight Sushi Bowls

Bowls.  They don’t sound very exciting, but hear me out.  As the cooks in the family, we’re always attempting to please ALL the people...

Undeniably Dairy Mac & Cheese Fest Returns to Kalamazoo June 18-19

Due to high local demand, Mac & Cheese Fest is returning for the third year and this year, it will be a two-day festival...

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Food Gatherers Sponsors the 2022 Summer Food Service Program

When school is out for the summer, students and  families who rely on free and reduced-price meals lose access to an important source of ...

2022 Summer Reading Club for Kids

Nicola’s Books has announced the kick off of its 2022 Summer Reading Club for kids. Keep your children learning and excited about reading over...

Ann Arbor District Library’s Summer Game Has Begun!

The Ann Arbor District Library Summer Game began on Friday June 10 — the last day of school in Ann Arbor and goes until...

What are Currently the Most Popular Baby Names in the US?

The U.S. Social Security Office recently released the most popular baby names for the country last year, including popular names for the state of...

4 Great Ways Dads are Different

There is no denying that there are differences between how moms and dads parent their kids. Just because dads may do things differently than...

Ann Arbor Area’s Top 10 Items for Your Family’s Summer Bucket List

Get Ice Cream  Blank Slate ,  Michigan Creamery, Washtenaw Dairy, Dairy Queen (Two Locations: Stadium Blvd. & Packard St.), or Kilwin’s provide delicious ice cream...

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How to Motivate Kids Without Yelling

Every parent yells at their kids once in a while, but when yelling becomes your go-to method of communicating your expectations, it can end...

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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...

April 2021 Giveaway – Game-Time Fun

Looking for something fun? This month’s giveaway is centered on board games and in-home fun! Enter for a chance to win a Rubik’s Perplexus...

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