Stories tagged: "families"


Shutterstock
8 Fun Fall Activities For Families with Kiddos In Michigan

Want to do something fun with the family without putting a dent in your wallet? Look no further.

Photo courtesy Allison Alexander
‘We Owe It to Them’: She’s Fully Vaccinated, But Masks to Protect Kids

Allison Alexander sees a lot of kids at work, and despite being vaccinated against COVID, she masks to keep them safe. And she thinks other Michiganders should too.

In May, 2018, Mothering Justice turned in over 380,000 signatures to put Earned Paid Sick Time on the ballo. Mothering Justice volunteers collected over 12,000 of the signatures for the MI Time to Care initiative.
Michigan Moms Call on Leaders to Restore Paid Sick Leave With the Stroke of a Pen

“[Attorney General Dana Nessel] has the opportunity to be our hero,” said mom and Mothering Justice activist Aisha Wells. 

Michigan families and leaders celebrated the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday—and took plenty of photos to commemorate the historic day.
PHOTOS: How Families and Leaders From MI to DC Celebrated America’s New Chapter

From winter gear to brave the cold on the US Capitol steps to cozy home celebrations, Michiganders are celebrating the beginning of the next chapter of American history.

parent talking to child about traumatic events
How to Discuss the Traumatic Events on the Capitol With Kids and Process It as a Family

What to know to help your kids process traumatic events as you might be struggling to process them yourself.

Multigenerational families in Michigan are voting together, some for the first time.
For These Michiganders, Voting Is All in the Family

Multigenerational Voters in Michigan are strengthening their bonds at the ballot box this election.

PBS Kids is available on iPhone and Android devices. Screen capture via PBS Detroit
8 Ways You Can Keep Your Kids Busy So You Don’t Go Crazy During Coronavirus

We know Netflix isn't enough. Here are some engaging ways to keep your kids active and learning - for free. While you rest.