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Forage for Local Edible, Medicinal, and Otherwise Useful Plants and Fungi

What is foraging?  Since the caveman began to hunt and gather, nature has served as the local woodland grocery for both food and medicine. They...

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum and Leslie Science and Nature Center Expands Summer Camps

American Camp Association's and National Camp Impact Study data aptly indicate that children benefit in numerous ways when they attend camp. Benefits include a...

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...

When Every Minute Counts: Should You Get Certified in CPR?

This January, the NFL’s Buffalo Bills’ safety, Damar Hamlin, suffered a heart attack on the field and was saved by quick-thinking CPR on-site while...

7 Ways to Help Your Child Participate in “Random Acts of Kindness” Day

February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness day, and who wouldn’t agree that instilling kindness and empathy in our children is an important part...

What Parents Should Know About TikTok–and How to Support Your Child’s Safety if They Use it

What is TikTok? TikTok is a video app. Users create their own videos–the most popular ones are of them lip-synching to popular songs. Like most...

Ditch the Screen Time for Outside Play

Michigan mom promotes nature immersion as a way of life. Join the 1000 Hours Outside campaign to reduce screen time and be part of nature!

Finding Your Footing in Uncertain Times with Forest Meditation

Taking a moment to reconnect with nature is important. We spoke with Julie Woodward of Mindful Awakenings about nature meditation

Black Doulas in Ann Arbor

A doula is a professional who assists people and their partners during their pregnancy, birthing experience, and postpartum recovery. Assistance is both emotional and...

Considering the HPV vaccine for your child?

The Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has been recommended and approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration since 2006. According to the Centers...

Holiday Themed Workouts for the Whole Family

By Oriana Gulvezan (Coach O) It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to workout! As a fitness instructor and native Ann Arborite who finds my passion...

Covid 19 Testing Sites in Washtenaw County

With an uptick in Covid-19 cases in Michigan, testing for Covid is an important component to limiting the spread as families travel and visit...