Monday, July 23, 2018

Books or Tablets?


What do you prefer? Books or tablets?

I confess, I love the convenience of my tablet for flipping through a magazine or checking sites on the internet. But for actually reading a novel, I still prefer to hold a book in my hands.

How do tablets and books stack up for early readers? I asked the expert for this month's issue. You can read the story here:

http://annarborfamily.com/columns/ask-the-expert/studies-show-that-traditional-books-are-still-the-best-option-for-children/

Monday, July 2, 2018

Matty J's Bakery and Cafe


It's no secret that I love cafes. Add "bakery" to the name, and it's a win-win.

Shawna Sloan is a local mompreneur who got her baking start at the famous Zingerman's in Ann Arbor. I sat down to talk with her over a delicious cafe au lait. You can read the story here:

http://annarborfamily.com/parent-profile/local-mom-matty-js-bakery-and-cafe-owner-shares-her-story/