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20 January 2021, Lower Saxony, Hanover: A two-year-old child plays in the living room at home. Many daycare centers offer only emergency care in the current Corona situation, so many family with working parents are faced with childcare problems. Photo: Julian Stratenschulte/dpa (Photo by Julian Stratenschulte/picture alliance via Getty Images)
Michiganders Getting Vaccinated Can Get Free Child Care This June

Getting affordable child care can be a roadblock to a lot of things Michigan parents need. KinderCare is making sure that getting vaccinated isn't one of them.

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New Legislation Would Protect Older Michiganders from Abuse by Conservators

More than a hundred Michiganders studied the issue of elder abuse for two years. Now, they're ready to make their recommendations.

21 of Michigan’s Best Summer Events of 2021

From a concert lineup featuring Backstreet Boys to Hall & Oates and even more fun in the sun, Michigan has a lot to offer this summer.

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This State Senator Gave Birth While in Office, During COVID. Here’s What She Learned.

State Sen. Mallory McMorrow had a child at the start of 2021. The challenges she's faced have only deepened her commitment to issues facing women in the age of COVID.

Lilliana, 9, (L, upper) and her little sister Zarah, 7, (R, lower) pose in front of the Christmas tree they've dedicated to the memory of their late mother, Jamie.
She Died Weeks After Giving Birth. Her Daughters Keep Her Memory Alive Through Their Christmas Tree.

Michigan mom Jamie Burda passed away too soon, but her family is working to keep her memory alive.

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has safe cures for cabin fever thanks to Project Learning Tree.
7 Pandemic-Proof Winter Activities for Michigan Families

From exploring your backyard to exploring local forests, these are the best DNR-approved outdoor activities for kids.