Tamara O'Shaughnessy

Making Friends at Camp is More Important Than Ever for Kids

In a world of digital relationships, summer camps provide an increasingly important place for kids to connect face-to-face – plus sharpen some of life's soft skills.

College Move-in Day During a Pandemic

What does college move-in day during a pandemic look like? At least for this parent, it definitely entirely different than it used to be.

Keep Kids Focused on Science This Summer with this Lava Lamp Experiment

Lawrence Technological University created a fun and educational lava lamp experiment for kids. Check out the step-by-step instructions and keep your kids learning all summer long!
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Trade single-use plastics for zero waste options at the new Ferndale shop.

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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Macomb County Doctor Explains Why You Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

The vaccine is key to getting the COVID-19 pandemic under control. Here, a local doctor explains why and puts some misconceptions about the vaccine to rest.