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.

Latest Stories

Closing the Loophole Battle with Your Tween

Is your tween using your own logic against you? These so-called loophole battles might be frustrating for parents. But here's why they also might be a good thing.

Spin a Bit of Yarn: Knitting Fun for Kids

A bit of crafting fun for artsy kids at the Ann Arbor District Library.

How to Bond with Your Baby: Advice for Dads

Bonding may come easier for mothers – but never fear, fathers! Here are some tips for daddy-baby bonding.

Pregnancy Meditation: Benefits for Moms-to-Be

Practicing meditation while pregnant might alleviate stress, reduce blood pressure and – best of all – make the delivery less painful.

Watch Annie at the Fox Theatre This Winter

The Grammy and Tony Award-winning musical stops by Detroit for two days only, Feb. 17-18, 2017. Catch it live with the family!

STEM Barbie: A Sorry Stab at Getting Girls Interested in Science

The Barbie Stem Kit comes with buildable projects like a washing machine, jewelry holder and spinning closet rack. Is that all female scientists can build?

Drum Me a Story by Wild Swan Theater

Three West African folktales full of dancing, drumming and singing will captivate your kids at the Towsley Auditorium on Feb. 9-11, 2017.

Time Management Tips for Students

Get insights from a school counselor on time management for students to help them figure out the key to juggling it all and winning the study struggle.

Relax from Home with Soothe

Thanks to this company, you can get a massage at home. It's now available to families in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Figure Skating in Detroit

Figure Skating in Harlem is coming to Detroit with its program for girls that focuses on education, skating and leadership.

Metropolitan Speech, Sensory & ABA Center is a One-Stop Play Spot

Housed in the former building of My Urban Toddler in Saline, this space provides play and entertainment for all children.

Breaking News: Dads Take Care of Their Own Children

The New York Times ran a story detailing the struggles of fathers left to take care of their kids while their wives were away at the Women's March.