Saturday, December 4, 2021

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Parenting the Video Game Fanatic: How To Encourage Other Interests

By Cheryl Maguire “It’s time for karate class,” I said to my 13-year-old son. “Do I have to go?” “Yes.” This has been a common exchange between us...

FEATURES

7 Experience Gifts to Give Kids This Season

Does it feel like your kids already have more toys than they could ever want? I love the holidays and the spirit of gift giving...

Manchester Market

Recently I made the quick thirty minute drive from Ann Arbor to check out the newly opened Manchester Market  and chat with owner Justin...

Thanksgiving 2021: Impress Don’t Stress

Local Ann Arbor event designers and maker of all custom things, PartyMomPlanners, introduce some inspiration for your Thanksgiving table - in ways that impress...

Ways to Be Actively Grateful Throughout The Entire Holiday Season and Beyond

Gratitude is not only connected to the practice of giving thanks on Thanksgiving. It is actually good for us and can help throughout the...

Happy Tail Syndrome Sounds Cute…But It Isn’t

The Crime Scene The first time I experienced Happy Tail Syndrome it seemed I had been transported into the TV series “Dexter”. There were blood...

Local Author’s Book: “100 Things To Do in Ann Arbor Before you Die”

Many of you would likely agree Ann Arbor is a pretty interesting and exciting place to live or visit. It’s consistently ranked in the...

FOOD

Food Fight: Crazy Crab Hosts a Louisiana-Themed Fish-Boil for All

By: Donna Iadipaolo Crazy Crab, (located at 2800 Washtenaw Avenue in Ypsilanti), offers more than delicious meals for the entire family—it offers a unique experience. ...

Food Fight: Blazin’ Burgerz

By Donna Iadipaolo Blazin’ Burgerz in Ypsilanti is a rare gem of a burger joint, with many accommodations for those who wish to go vegetarian...

Food Fight: Dalat Restaurant

Dalat Restaurant brings some of the best flavors from Vietnam. Check out some of the best local Vietnamese dishes around.

COLUMNS

Common Cold or Flu vs. COVID

Sniffles, sneezes, coughs and sore throats. Cold and flu season has arrived, but with an added symptom: COVID anxiety. How can parents and caregivers...

CONTESTS

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...

March Giveaway – Building Fast Fun

March is a weird month. Some days we can enjoy the outdoors while others we need to stay in. This month, we figure we...

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