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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 for a variety of activities over the past 10 years....

Is your Child Addicted to Social Media?

By Laurie Bertke In light of media coverage about the harmful effects that apps such as Instagram can have on young people, many parents are wondering how they can protect their kids. Is it okay...

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 but every year I wonder what toys my kids could...

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 without all the stress. Some ideas they provided for making your...

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 differentiate between common cold symptoms and something more serious, like...

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 top 10, not just in Michigan but across the country,...

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