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Ferndale’s Nature’s Playhouse Provides Support for Moms Suffering with Maternal Mental Health Issues

Nature’s Playhouse is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Climb Out of the Darkness®. The event, according to host Postpartum Support International (PSI), is the world’s largest event raising awareness of pregnancy and postpartum mental health disorders. Friends, families and survivors of postpartum depression (PPD), anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, and...

Five Summer Safety Tips Every Mom Should Know
Five Summer Safety Tips Every Mom Should Know

Brought to you by Vive Health. Summer is here, and, if you’re like most parents, that means you and your kids are going to spending a lot more time running around outside. If you want to enjoy your fun in the sun without worrying about burns, bites, and other common...

Tips to Keep the Family Safe from Ticks

By: Dr. Gina Lynem-Walker, physician consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MichiganDr. Gina Lynem-Walker Michigan’s tick population is reportedly on the rise. While it’s important to spend time outdoors and enjoy everything summer has to offer, it’s also crucial to understand the risk of these insects and how to...

#90DaysNoPay? I’m Going on a Getaway!

Who doesn’t wonder as they pay their bills each month what they would do with a little extra money in the bank? If I could skip my car payment for 3 months I would love to take my family on a vacation to Mackinac Island, check out Stitch Fix or maybe...

Flashfoodbox Launches in Detroit

Our family had the fortunate opportunity to experience all of the amazing goodness of receiving a ‘Flashfoodbox‘ to our doorstep. I was familiar with similar subscription services that delivered fruit and veggies to the door, however, I was SUPER intrigued to learn that Flashfoodbox also included protein items within the...

Ten Exercise Activities for Non-Sporty Kids

My oldest son has never been “sporty”.  He never wanted to join soccer and he couldn’t care less about football or baseball.  If it’s competitive, he’s not interested.  He has many wonderful talents and qualities, but sports is not one of them, at least yet.  (He’s in middle school)  ...

5 Health Hacks No One Told You About
5 Health Hacks No One Told You About

Health is an important part of our lives. Eating before 8 PM and exercising for 45 minutes on a daily basis may not be the only tips you need in life. Your life becomes easier when you see results. Not only are you happy with the overall positivity in life,...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Launches “MI Blue” Skill for Amazon Alexa

Wellness information, one-minute meditations, general information about health insurance, healthy recipes and more are now available for free to all Michigan residents with an Alexa-enabled device thanks to the new “MI Blue” skill from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Pronounced “my blue,” the skill allows users to obtain comprehensive,...

Five Tips to Help You Lose the Baby Weight
Five Tips to Help You Lose the Baby Weight

Brought to you by Vive Health Studies show that the majority of new mothers (75 percent) weigh more one year postpartum than they did before becoming pregnant. However, just because it happens to the majority of women, that doesn’t mean it also has to happen to you. There are lots...

Metro Detroit Family Fun Events for the Week of June 10, 2018

       Sunday, June 10, 2018 09:00 AM – 02:00 PMBIRMINGHAM Farmer’s Market 10:00 AM – 05:00 PMDinosauria @ Detroit Zoo in ROYAL OAK 10:00 AM – 06:00 PMLEGOtastic Birthday Bash @ LEGOland Discovery Center in AUBURN HILLS 10:00 AM – 04:00 PMShed 5 Flea 11:00 AM – 04:00 PMFood Truck...

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