Stories tagged: "parenting"


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These 7 Michigan Mom Blogs Have a Little Something for Everyone

Aesthetic shots, helpful printables, and witty columns abound at these blogs written by Michigander moms.

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Are You a Michigan Childcare Worker? You May Be Eligible for Another $1,000 Bonus.

"Receiving this grant allowed me to keep tuition low for families and save money to keep the daycare open, when families in our community have very few options,” one Michigan childcare provider said. 

Why Are Schools Open? This Michigan Custodian and His Colleagues Have Taken Fewer Days off to Make It Happen.

It was an unspoken rule that you couldn’t take time off unless you needed to and had coverage. But that’s what was needed to reopen Michigan schools.

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4 Questions You Should Ask Your Kids in 2022 to Understand Their Mental Health 

Michigan mom and mental health expert Erica Carulli shares four simple prompts to make talking about mental health with your children easier and more impactful.

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This Michigan Dad Saw His 13-Year-Old Son Battle COVID-19. He Vaccinated Him to Protect Other Kids, Too.

With school upon us, Michigan parents say they are cutting through misinformation to make science-based vaccine choices for their children.

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 parents and residents can get involved with local education beyond electing school board members.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Work in Education Without Running for Office

Use the momentum from election 2020 to ensure your schools are performing the way you want, ‘Ganders.