Parenting Moments
presented by Healthier Urban Families at Wayne State University
December is traditionally a month of giving. We give of ourselves through time, energy and gifts to our family and friends, Let us not forget to engage in self-care also. Please see the resource section where families in need can access assistance during the holidays as well as suggestions on charitable giving, including teaching young children the importance of giving. First and foremost this holiday season, let’s set aside time to enjoy our family and make traditions and memories. Let’s remember that COVID cases are rising at alarming rates in Michigan. Before that family gathering, let’s consider protecting ourselves and family by getting vaccinated and boosted
The Salvation Army is currently accepting applications for Christmas assistance
Detroit Public Schools Community District supports families’ Rise with Holiday Programming HERE

Making Holidays to Remember
by Beverly Weathington
CDC Booster Information
List of Michigan resources to help you manage your mental health HERE
Charity Begins at Home
Creative ways to teach your kids about charity HERE
Charities for Holiday Giving in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor HERE
Celebrating Out and About Over the Holidays
13 Festive Detroit "To Do's"
Pure Michigan Winter Events
Savoring the Gift of Time
Hanukkah crafts for young and old
Christmas crafts for Toddler & Preschoolers
Fun in the Kitchen
Take good care. We'll be back soon with more parenting moments.