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Rebecca McGregor Makes a Splash at Goldfish Swim School

When it comes to the vast pool of business, Rebecca McGregor is perfectly comfortable being thrown into the deep end…literally. As Vice President of...

Meet Katie Robinson: Owner of Botanical Bakeshop

Katie Robinson is an artist. Her blank canvas begins with cake and with her chosen mediums of fondant, frosting and piping, she creates a...

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...

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,...