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Video Games Can Be Beneficial to Kids

Why digital time isn’t always bad Video games have come a long way since the days of Pong and Atari. What has remained constant over the years, though, is the perception that video games are not good for kids. There are, however, tangible benefits to playing video games, especially the strategy and prosocial kind, which

Open House Guide 2019—Part One

Special Advertising Section Find the best school for your child at these upcoming open houses. Meet the teachers, see the classrooms, and talk to school administrators about their school’s vision. Choosing the best school leads to a successful education and future for your child, and there are so many great options in the Ann Arbor

Halloween Guide 2019

A guide to the area’s best events, farms, festivals, and activities Southeast Michigan has plenty of fall-themed festivals and events to keep young-at-heart ghosts and goblins smiling throughout the season. Check out all the happenings from floating pumpkin patches to costume parties and trick or treating! October Events Floating Pumpkin Patch Thursday, October 3 |

2019 After School Guide

SPONSORED CONTENT After school hours can be a great time for kids to participate in enrichment activities. Ballet, sports, exploring the outdoors, scouting, gymnastics and more are among the many cool activities available in the Washtenaw County area. This guide shares some great activities to make the most of after school time. Wild Swan Theater

2019 Field Trip Guide

Looking to plan a field trip for a class, or just looking to do something fun with your child after school? This list contains lots of fun, educational adventures for school-aged kids this fall. Leslie Science & Nature Center 1831 Traver Rd. 734-997-1553 | lesliesnc.org/fieldtrips The Leslie Science and Nature Center is a great field

Six Ways To Help Kids Use Social Media In A Healthy Way

Gone are the days of teens cruising around town together on a Friday night. Social media is now the hippest hang-out spot, even those as young as elementary school age. Parenting this generation of digital kids means the need to know how to help them navigate social media in a healthy, positive and safe way.