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What’s Next for Ann Arbor with Kids

Today I wanted to take a few minutes to share some planned improvements on Ann Arbor with Kids that should be taking effect during September. The changes include a new newsletter and a complete site re-design. I’m busy working on the improvements, so my posting frequency may decrease as I implement the changes. Fortunately, we’re …

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Attending Michigan Football Game with Kids – We Saved With Kids Club Tickets

Yesterday our family attended the Michigan vs. Appalachian State Game with tickets that we bought through the Go Blue Kids Club. This was the first game that we were attending since 2005 when I was pregnant with our daughter. In recent years, my husband has been offered tickets but the offers have either not been …

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The Little Mermaid Jr

A Facebook fan just told me about the Whitmore Lake Drama Club’s presentation of The Little Mermaid Jr at 2p today. The performance is at Whitmore Lake High School Tickets are only $2. The junior versions of plays are shorter versions of the full story designed for younger audiences and younger performers. We attended a …

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Change in AAPS Lunch Provider: This Mom’s Perspective

This morning MLive is reporting that as part of the AAPS Budget process they are considering a change in lunch providers from Chartwells to Aramark since Aramark is offering a price that is $0.06/lunch cheaper than Chartwells. As a parent one of my first questions which I have not seen answered is whether balances in …

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Is Your Child a Stone School Cooperative Nursery Alumni?

My daughter attended Stone School Cooperative Nursery for preschool and we loved the school and the teachers both of which were starting their 21st year when my daughter started preschool. Tomorrow, Sunday September 18 they will be having a celebration of Annie’s 25th year as a teacher at the school and of Mrs. Barbara’s retirement …

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Green Adventures Stewardship Camp for Middle School Students

Disclaimer: Rec & Ed is a sponsor of the Ann Arbor with Kids Summer Camp Guide. All opinions are 100% my own. Do you have a middle schooler who would still like to participate in camp. While there are numerous programs for elementary school aged kids, there are fewer options for middle school aged children. …

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High School Student Takes on McDonald’s over Girls Toy vs. Boys Toy

Have you seen the article about Antonia Ayres-Brown who is taking on McDonald’s over the “Girls” Toy vs “Boys” Toy in the Happy Meal?  (See her article on Slate: McDonald’s Gave me the “Girl’s Toy” with My Happy Meal. So I Went to the CEO) In 2008, Antonia first wrote to the CEO of McDonald’s …

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