Michigan Earth Day Fest returns to Rochester this weekend

Bring your family to downtown Rochester for the Michigan Earth Day Fest—the state's largest free Earth Day celebration. Enjoy exhibits, speakers, entertainment, recycling drop-off, awards, food, family fun, and more! The mission of the the fest is to celebrate our planet, showcase "green" initiatives in our community, and learn how to make every day Earth Day. The three-day fest is presented by MI Green Team, and sponsored by DTE Energy, Oakland County Planning & Economic Development, and … [Read more...]

It’s Easy Being ‘Green’

Entering parenthood with my Early Child Development degree along with many years of taking care of others' children, I thought I was all set and pretty much knew what I was doing. I was so sure of myself! I really thought I knew everything I needed to know to be a rock star parent, but I definitely didn't. I have learned so much since the minute I held my firstborn. I've learned fear, frustration, exhaustion, exhilaration, excitement and love to name a few. I've learned the cost of diapers and … [Read more...]