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Get to know Sarah Garot and Anne Seyferth of Just Between Friends Ann Arbor

When children seem to grow as fast as weeds in the summertime, bargains are absolutely necessary to keep up with the need for new...

Get to Know Dr. Anthony DeBenedet and His Philosophy of Parent-Child Play

When Dr. Anthony DeBenedet would tell kids to go outside and play, you could probably find him playing right alongside them. DeBenedet, a gastroenterologist and...

The 16 Weird Pregnancy Symptoms and How I Learned to Cope Using Humor

Pregnancy is a magical time, full of the creation of life, they say.  It is also chock full of uncomfortable and even painful experiences, many...

Advice From Local Washtenaw County Dads

Dads, you are important! Loving, nurturing dads can improve the outcomes for children, with better performances academically, better behavior socially, and better development emotionally....

Get to Know New Mom and Co-Owner of The Getup Vintage: Kaylan Mitchell

Co-owner of The Getup Vintage and new mom Kaylan Mitchell gives her first-hand account of second-hand fashion. We may be looking for ways to reduce...

Indigo Forest Promotes Healthy Births and Healthy Lives

Beth Barbeau, CPM, LM, has been a senior midwife in Ann Arbor for 24 years. She has been involved in the birth community for over...

Juggling Between Work Life and Home Schooling

You ordered storage systems from The Container Store. You perused the IKEA catalog for desks and chairs. You purchased files and folders and notebooks...

Parenting During COVID-19: Helpful Tips and Resources

Have you been struggling under the weight of parenting this summer? If so, you are not alone. I’ve always been very determined to “parent...

How to Throw a Baby Shower During a Pandemic

Celebrations look a little different during this time of COVID-19, and baby showers are no exception. While the guests and games might be virtual,...

Labor of Love: Parenting Tips from Veterans

After months of preparing for our new baby girl, my husband and I thought parenthood would come easily. I had studied everything from the...

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Companion Book Helps Moms Eat Well

What to Expect: Eating Well When You’re Expecting, 2nd Edition is the perfect go-to guide for moms-to-be that are hungry for food facts. This...

Entrepreneur Alison Shores and her two co-founders inspire young girls “to be and do anything” through a monthly subscription box

With Rosie the Riveter as their icon, “girl power!” is the inspiration for Michigan native, Alison Shores, and her two co-founders, Megan Goodman and...