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Trick-or-Treat Times in Washtenaw County 2023

Unlike some communities, all trick-or-treating will take place on Halloween this year. However, each community has established or suggested times for trick-or-treaters to begin...

Let’s Encourage More Children to Play with Dolls

When my husband and I were expecting our second son, we bought our toddler son a lifelike baby doll. He learned how to hold...

Embracing Autumn with Purpose: Fostering Futures’ Annual Halloween Fundraiser

As autumn takes hold in Ann Arbor, there's more than just the crunch of leaves underfoot and the anticipation of Halloween in the air....

The Truth About Tablets and Toddlers

Infants need a lot of care, from feeding and bathing to countless diaper changes. But do babies need tablets? Manufacturers have been marketing “Baby’s...

Tips for a Sensory Sensitive Halloween

Costumes, Halloween parties with sugary treats, trick-or-treating, and spooky decorations are fun and exciting for most kids, but for a child with Sensory Processing...

How Happy Is a Lark?: A Journey of Language, Creativity and Collaboration

Written and illustrated by two Michigan creatives, "How Happy Is a Lark?" has been capturing the imaginations of readers young and old. This whimsical...

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,...

Petting Farms in the Ann Arbor Area

By Dr. Alyssa Whitford and Ella Willams The Petting Farm  Since 1984, the Petting Farm has been a go-to for family farm fun. The Petting Farm...

12 Weekday Ann Arbor Activities to Do With Your Toddler

The older kids might be back in school, but for now, your toddler is at home and in need of a little stimulation. Our...

Where to Get Cider and Doughnuts in Washtenaw County

The kids are back to school, Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back, Halloween candy is on the shelves of all our major grocery stores and...

Free Events Around Ann Arbor in September

Friday, Sep. 1 First Fridays Ypsilanti September is the Festival of the Pollinators in Ypsilanti. Visitors and residents alike are invited to explore area businesses to...