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Metro Parent's Fall Getaway Giveaway

08/25/14

Metro Parent's Fall Getaway Giveaway

You could win one of two awesome family trips – to Ludington or the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frankenmuth – in this contest. Enter by Monday, Sept. 29, 2014!

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Arts Beats & Eats in Downtown Royal Oak

08/25/14

Arts Beats & Eats in Downtown Royal Oak

This staple in the Michigan festival scene will load families up with tons of arts, live music and fun throughout Labor Day weekend, Aug. 29-Sept.1, 2014.

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Becoming a Foster Parent

08/25/14

Becoming a Foster Parent

If you've considered providing a home for a child in need, but not known where to start, then begin here: our five-step guide to discovering what it means to be a foster parent and how to get started.

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Foster Parent Peggy Fiebelkorn

08/25/14

Foster Parent Peggy Fiebelkorn

This Roseville resident is continuing a family tradition to care for kids who need homes.

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Foster Parents Mandy and Jeff Majchrzak

08/25/14

Foster Parents Mandy and Jeff Majchrzak

This Waterford couple is creating a family with biological, adopted and foster children.

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Foster Parents Elizabeth and Ryan Gebs

08/25/14

Foster Parents Elizabeth and Ryan Gebs

Oakland County couple that's filling their home – and hearts – by fostering.

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Meet Yasmin, Metro Parent September 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

08/25/14

Meet Yasmin, Metro Parent September 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

Talk about a good sport! This 12-year-old Farmington Hills tween and England expat chatted about One Direction, her favorite sports and more.

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Belightful Yoga Brings Classes to Kids, Special Needs Children

08/25/14

Belightful Yoga Brings Classes to Kids, Special Needs Children

A Royal Oak-based mobile yoga program delivers the benefits of this mind body practice to children and kids – especially special needs families.

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Win a Copy of 'Denver the Last Dinosaur' on DVD

08/25/14

Win a Copy of 'Denver the Last Dinosaur' on DVD

Get the complete animated series from the 1980s on DVD for your kids to enjoy. Enter our contest by Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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3&Up Board Game Lounge in Plymouth

08/25/14

3&Up Board Game Lounge in Plymouth

Ditch the electronics and find old-school fun – plus spend family time – at this new spot in Wayne County.

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