Amanda Rahn

Amanda Rahn
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Amanda Rahn is a freelance journalist, copy editor and proud Detroiter. She is a graduate of Wayne State University’s journalism school and of the Columbia Publishing Course at Oxford University. Amanda is a lover of translated contemporary fiction, wines from Jura and her dog, Lottie.

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The Benefits and Types of Early College Programs

High school students in early college programs benefit from more than reduced tuition costs. Discover how metro Detroit teens can get an academic edge.

The Golden State Chef Company Created by Royal Oak Parents

Too busy to prepare dinner for your family? The Golden State Chef Company offers good-for-you meals that the kids will actually enjoy.

Using the College Common Application to Apply for College

The college common application can streamline the process for students – but there are some dos and don'ts to keep in mind. Read on for the details.

Grand Rapids Charity Events and Giving Opportunities

This list makes it easy to find Grand Rapids charity events and opportunities to help families give back to the community during the 2018 holiday season.

Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner in Grand Rapids

Skip the hassle of making the holiday meal in 2018 and let one of these restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Grand Rapids do the work for your family.

Bird and Lime Electric Scooters in Detroit

Learn about Bird and Lime Electric scooters, how they're helping local kids and how you can join the scooter movement.

November Events and Grand Rapids Family Fun

The month is jam-packed with activities and Grand Rapids family fun. Get the scoop on what's happening here.

Intelligent Lives Film Features Berkley Native Thriving With Disability

Micah Fialka-Feldman of metro Detroit is one subject of Intelligent Lives, a film that follows young adults navigating the education system and workforce.

Treehouse Building Rules and Tips for Families in Michigan

Avoid the red tape when building a treehouse for your kids. Learn the common pitfalls, materials to use and other treehouse building rules and advice.

Helping Kids Find Gray Area and Nuance in Their Thinking

It's a challenge for young children to see gray area in the world. But it can happen with time, patience – and these tips from a metro Detroit child psychology expert.

Legalizing Backyard Chickens is Huntington Woods Tween’s Quest

Georgia Stoy, 12, here in metro Detroit is on a mission to change her city's ordinances to allow backyard chickens as pets and local source of eggs.

Outdoor Library Spaces and Reading Gardens in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Explore the summer side of your public library while enjoying outdoor library spaces, which offer programs and nooks all about books.