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The ups, downs and overall delights of parenthood
Win Tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus' 'Built To Amaze'

09/29/14

Win Tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus' 'Built To Amaze'

Your family could snag tickets to this circus performance at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Nov. 12-16, 2014. Enter our contest by Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.

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Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

09/29/14

Repairing Cleft Palates in Kids

Since John Paul Orlosky was diagnosed with cleft palate, he's had surgeries and setbacks but now can speak clearly – an outcome that's more common in the many kids who have this condition.

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Halloween Picture Frame for Parties: Craft Idea

09/29/14

Halloween Picture Frame for Parties: Craft Idea

It's time for costumes and creepy decorations – Halloween is right around the corner! Capture some spooky moments at your party with this photo booth-ready frame

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Independent Coffee Shops in Southeast Michigan

09/29/14

Independent Coffee Shops in Southeast Michigan

Parents and teens, get caffeinated, sip tea or hang out with friends at one of these local indie coffee joints in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

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Local Puzzle Company Plymouth Puzzles

09/29/14

Local Puzzle Company Plymouth Puzzles

Parents Jeff and Karen Sisolaks founded the company Plymouth Puzzles, which makes wooden puzzles in unique shapes. They pose a fun challenge for families.

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Animals and Family Farm Fun in Fall in Southeast Michigan

09/29/14

Animals and Family Farm Fun in Fall in Southeast Michigan

October brings a harvest of corn mazes and hayrides, autumn colors and barnyard critters. Sample the simple life with your kids at these agricultural havens.

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Bloomfield Hills-Based Nonprofit Wish Upon a Teen

09/29/14

Bloomfield Hills-Based Nonprofit Wish Upon a Teen

The organization helps local teens with cancer, chronic illness and autism spectrum disorder to have teenage experiences, like making friends and going to events.

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Teens Take Charge on Teen Council at MOCAD

09/29/14

Teens Take Charge on Teen Council at MOCAD

The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is giving artistic high school kids a safe place to network with peers, come up with programs, attend workshops, and make money, too.

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Tips For Parents to Help Child Overcome Procrastination

09/29/14

Tips For Parents to Help Child Overcome Procrastination

Need help motivating your child who has a procrastination problem? Here are some tips, listed by age groups, for parents.

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Kids Born With Disorders of Sex Development

09/29/14

Kids Born With Disorders of Sex Development

For some parents whose children are born with a Disorders of Sex Development condition, the answer to the routine question, 'Is it a boy or a girl?' is complex. We explore life for these families.

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