All posts by Laura Eliason

BABIES Act for Public Restrooms

In October, President Obama signed into law the BABIES Act. Babies in this case stands for, somewhat comically, Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act. This new law requires that both men’s and women’s restrooms that are publically accessible in federal buildings contain baby changing tables. It may only be federal buildings for now but it’s

Girls Group Planting the Seeds for Success

For thirteen years, Girls Group has helped local young women defy statistics, graduate from high school, and become first-generation college students. Currently, the organization serves 350 young women: 260 teens from 15 Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti-area schools and 90 first-generation college students. 100% of the high school students that participate have successfully graduated and earned

Welcoming Santa at Briarwood Mall

Join Santa’s elves in welcoming Santa back to Briarwood Mall on Friday, November 11 from 6-7pm. Also joining the welcome party will be the Detroit Tigers PAWS, Colors the Clown along with activities from the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. Enjoy Mrs. Fields cookies, festive holiday music and more! Friday | November 11 | 6-7pm

Camp, Paws, and Election Day

Election day means that school is out. PAWS (Pets Are Worth Saving), the camp, located at the Humane Society of Huron Valley, will host a day filled with animal friends and other activities. The day is designed for children ages 6-11 and will help to prepare them for responsible future pet ownership. Tuesday | November

2016 Fall Guide: Fun Fall-oween Festivities

By Laura Eliason & Tim Malik Fall in Michigan – it’s what some of us live here for. The beautiful colors of the leaves, those sweater days, the scents of apple and pumpkin spice, and the many fun activities for your family to choose from. We’ve put together a list of best-bets for some falltastic