Little Hands are Helping Hands

I remember attending a play date once, at the house of a two-year-old boy, and being absolutely amazed when I witnessed him discard his used disposable plate.  The little boy’s […]

Keeping a Sleep Schedule

Although not all parents do so, I believe that keeping children on a routine sleep schedule helps build structure that babies and toddlers need.  Because our oldest is now three […]

Birthday Parrrrrty Planning in 5 easy steps!

By Liberty Starkweather Smith What makes a birthday party great for kids? There are a lot of factors that go into answering this question. In the next few minutes we […]

Tips for Camping With Kids!

  For some people, the idea of spending a few days and nights in the Wild Outdoors will give you the creepy-crawlies. You might imagine dirt under your fingernails, bugs […]


Discover something you might not know…about a local place or face you might just love! Colorful Character: Avram Golden, photographer   113 3rd St., Bay City, 989-893-7142, www.avramgolden.com   Well-known locally and […]

Spring Blessing

It was springtime when one of the best things to ever happen to me occurred – I gave birth to my Sweet Girl, who in return made me a mommy. […]

DIY Spring Cleaning (Focus)

By Liberty Starkweather Smith Ahhhh…it’s spring time. The grass is greener, the flowers are popping up, and in our case, our beloved dog is tracking in all sorts of mud. […]