Category: parenting

Reading Time is the Right Time!

March is National Reading Month! During this month, we are encouraged to read every single day.  One of my favorite things to do is read to my six-month-old grandson.  He loves to hear the stories, look at the pictures, and touch the pages of a board book.  He especially loves...

Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination
Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination

  Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination  with Dohn Hoyle, The Arc Michigan  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019  12:00PM – 3:00PM  Sign-in opens at 11:30AM Light lunch will be served. WESTSIDE ADULT EDUCATION CENTER 16164 Asbury Park; Detroit 48235 This workshop is for families whose child has a developmental disability, as well...

Navigating Divorce With A Disabled Child

Divorce is almost never an easy process. Even if you and your spouse separate amicably, your entire life still will be uprooted and rearranged: finances must be untangled, legal documentation filled out, and all of your possessions must be discussed to decide who gets what. When children are involved, an...

FREE Parenting Workshop: Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination 
FREE Parenting Workshop: Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination 

Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle, The Arc Michigan  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019 12:00PM – 3:00PM Sign-in opens at 11:30AM Light lunch will be served. WESTSIDE ADULT EDUCATION CENTER 16164 Asbury Park; Detroit 48235   This workshop is for families whose child has a developmental disability, as well...

Your Preschooler Can Cook!

Cooking with your child can be fun and provide many opportunities to develop skills in math, literacy, language, and science. Children also develop self-confidence and healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.   Some areas of development that cooking promotes include: Language and communication-Children learn new vocabulary, increase language...

Consumer Reports Find Concerning Levels of Heavy Metals in Fruit Juices

Consumer Reports released their findings last week and announced that they found concerning levels of heavy metals in almost half of the fruit juices they tested.  Forty-five popular fruit juices were tested (including apple, grape, pear, and fruit blends) for inorganic arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium. Consumer Reports listed the tested...

Michigan Alliance for Families
Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy FREE Parenting Workshop

Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy  with Sandee Koski TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019 5:30PM – 7:30PM (Sign-in opens at 5 pm) Redford Library 25320 W. Six Mile Redford, MI 48240 This workshop will explore six skills parents can use to become more effective advocates for their child with a disability, including:...

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