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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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Driving Home Food Truck event benefits Ann Arbor shelter

Established in 1992, the Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) at Alpha House is a non-profit organization that shelters and provides support to homeless and at-risk...

Zingerman’s Deli Offers a Sandwich to Benefit the ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation

A local nonprofit is highlighted at the Zingerman's Community of Businesses  each month.  September’s focus will be on ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation. This organization works...

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...

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Kids Go Blue App Available for Wolverine Kids Club

The University of Michigan is offering a new app to supplement the Kids Club program for Wolverine fans in sixth grade or under (Per...

Fall Fun: Outdoorsy Family Adventures

Summer may be seen as the outdoor season, but autumn also offers lots of opportunities for outdoor fun. Try some of these family activities,...

Getting to Know the Hebrew Day School of Ann Arbor

In 1974, a small group of dedicated Jewish community members gathered to discuss an ambitious vision: establishing a school in which students could learn...

Why it’s Okay to Let your Kids Quit Sports They’re Good at

For so many families, kids’ sports bring a sense of pride, self-worth and accomplishment. They also foster dreams of making it big or receiving...

What Homeowners Should Know Before Taking on DIYs

Some homeowners choose to invest in their existing home rather than looking to move elsewhere. These are some of the things owners should be...

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...

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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...