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Adventure Seekers Take Note: Tips for Hiking Solo

Exploring the great outdoors offers a unique sense of solitude, peace and accomplishment. And there’s no better place than Michigan to hike new trails and explore the unknown. But if you’ve been inspired by the book and movie Wild to…


Make Healthy Ranch at Home in Minutes!

Is ranch dressing your guilty pleasure? If so, I have good news for you: it doesn’t have to make you feel guilty anymore. If you’re that person at the dining table who bathes your salads, wings or almost anything you…


Rhythm Run Finisher Inspired to Go After Next Race

If Tenisa Frye can do it, she wants you to know that you can too. “I am not a runner, let me just tell you,” she said. Still, that didn’t stop her from completing her second Rhythm Run, a 5K…



Mitten Movies: 15 Films You Didn’t Know were Made in Michigan

Michigan is known for many things. The Great Lakes, cherries, Motown, and Mackinac fudge are just a few things that spring to mind. However, did you know that Michigan is also a popular place to make films? Our historic buildings…

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Helping Children Cope with Grief: 5 Expert Tips

The death of a loved one is never easy, but the grieving process is particularly difficult for children. They may not fully comprehend what has happened and also might be unable to verbally communicate feelings to express their grief. It’s…

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Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but also the one that’s most often skipped. The hustle and bustle of chaotic mornings during the school year means trying to gets kids dressed and ready for school, pack lunches,…

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Photo Gallery: #MIKidsCan Play like a Lion Experience

Last week 60 Michigan kids had the chance to get a firsthand look at what it’s like to play at Ford Field during an exclusive on-field clinic with Detroit Lions’ mascot Roary and members of the Lions youth football staff. Ten…

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Ele’s Place: Healing Centers Help Michigan Kids Grieve

If you live in a small town, the place to be on Friday nights is the high school football game. For the Overweg family of Springport, Michigan, the game wasn’t just a place to socialize and see friends. It was…

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Losing Weight, Loving Family, Living Life: Dr. Laura Hutchison’s Transformation

Dr. Laura Hutchison can understand the challenges many of us face when trying to lose weight. Low energy, fear of ridicule at the gym, lack of time to exercise: all of these factors can make the weight loss journey a difficult…