Parenting Podcast for Dads: No Perfect Dad

No Perfect Dad – Being a dad is more than barking orders and grilling. “No Perfect Dad” shares conversations between dad’s that don’t always get it right, but who never stop trying. The Podcast No Perfect Dad is a podcast created and hosted by Midland’s own Neil Sierocki.  There are currently nine episodes of Neil […]


Your Input is Needed McLaren Bay Regional, in Bay City Michigan, is collaborating with partnering agencies and select area health care providers to improve breastfeeding promotion and support in our community. We are in need of community members to join our Hospital-Community Task Force as your input is essential to addressing the challenges of meeting […]

Grief Is A Gift – Children’s Grief Center of the Great Lakes Bay Region

Grief Is A Gift by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady It’s that time of year again. Everyone bustling about with a multitude of things to do, trying to be cheery and festive and sometimes stressed out to the max as we roll into the busiest season celebrating with family and friends. So, what happens when […]

Santa’s Shopping Locally for STEM Holiday Gifts – 2021

Santa’s Shopping Locally for STEM Holiday Gifts – 2021 The Great Lakes Bay Region is a unique place to live and shop. This year let’s support both our children’s STEM interest and our local STEM-rich businesses by shopping locally. These businesses offer unique gifts, including membership, STEM kits, and gift cards. Gift a membership for […]

The Michigan Learning Channel – A New Outlook on Supplemental Learning

A new outlook on supplemental learning…… The Michigan Learning Channel (MLC) is a statewide public television partnership offering instructional content to support the education of students and to provide alternative resources for families and teachers year-round. Designed to enrich school learning, the instructional content is aligned with Michigan’s educational standards and follows widely accepted sequences […]

Directions Not Included: Parenting Podcast

The Legacy Center presents: Directions Not Included: Parenting Podcast Directions Not Included is a local monthly podcast that features candid conversations for a stronger community. So many of life lessons do not include instructions. It’s a live and learn situation, especially when it comes to raising strong families and creating healthy communities. Together, we discuss […]

Happy Mother’s Day….or is it?

Happy Mother’s Day….or is it? by Camille Nitschky, The Grief Lady I was standing at the post office the other day, innocently browsing the Hallmark cards. I saw the cutest Mother’s Day Card and had to buy it. It had Snoopy on it and my mom loved Peanuts. My mom Helen, died in September 1998, […]

2021 FARMERS MARKET in the Great Lakes Bay Region

The Great Lakes Bay region has numerous FARMERS MARKET spread across the three counties, including Bay, Midland, and Saginaw County. If you are interested in listing a Farmers Market please contact me. BAY COUNTY ISABELLA COUNTY MIDLAND COUNTY SAGINAW COUNTY   BAY COUNTY City Market Name Hours Auburn AUBURN FARMERS MARKET 200 Jaycees Dr. (989) […]

Midland Center Seeks Young Scientists and Engineers to Participate in Inaugural STEM Festival

Accepting Submissions for Science and Engineering Experiments through April 23 ‘When I grow up, I want to be a…’ are the famous words of the young people around the world. They go to school, discover what they are passionate about, what they succeed in, and then dream of the career that best fits their interests. […]

Game Changer Therapy Services – Custom Therapy Programs for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Where do we go from here? So what now? What does this mean for our family? What help should we get for our child? These are far too common questions from parents who just found out that their son or daughter has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). While my career choice has been […]