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Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights

03/24/14

Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights

Macomb County will soon have a recreational, educational and therapeutic facility for kids with autism and their families, which is set to open on Aug. 15, 2014.

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Easter Seals Story: Finding The Right Therapy for Autism

03/24/14

Easter Seals Story: Finding The Right Therapy for Autism

For Laten Terry, who was diagnosed with autism at age 3, and his mom Angela, therapy caused frustration and tears. But with the help of Easter Seals Michigan, they found a program that has opened up a whole new world.

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Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

03/24/14

Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

Before founding this charter school, Smitley was operating a multimillion-dollar clothing company. But she wasn't feeling fulfilled. So she moved to Detroit to help kids get a better education.

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Talking to Children with Special Needs About Sex

03/24/14

Talking to Children with Special Needs About Sex

Don't fool yourself! Kids with special needs develop sexual feelings, too. And for them, it's even more important to be open, honest and to tackle 'the talk' early.

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2014 Metro Parent Mom-Approved Docs Nominations

03/24/14

2014 Metro Parent Mom-Approved Docs Nominations

Rave about your child's pediatrician, dentist or specialists for this annual honor! Tell us what you love about your child's doctor by May 22, 2014.

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Peteet's Strawberry and Banana Cheesecake Recipe

03/24/14

Peteet's Strawberry and Banana Cheesecake Recipe

Fresh fruit makes this delicious dessert from Peteet's Famous Cheesecakes sing! Try this treat from the store with locations in Oak Park and West Bloomfield.

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Goofy Glasses Photo Booth Props Mustache and Beard Craft

03/24/14

Goofy Glasses Photo Booth Props Mustache and Beard Craft

Grab an old pair of sunglasses and transform them into a fun incognito costume or disguise for your kids! This tutorial will have your family grinning in no time.

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Shrine Circus Family Show at Hazel Park Raceway

03/24/14

Shrine Circus Family Show at Hazel Park Raceway

The Wallendas, tigers, clowns, acrobatic acts, sword balancing and juggling are among the acts set for the famous Detroit circus, returning March 27-30, 2014.

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Once Upon a Time at Wild Swan Theater, Ann Arbor

03/24/14

Once Upon a Time at Wild Swan Theater, Ann Arbor

This children's stage show, featuring The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Reynard the Fox and The Three Little Pigs, offers fun for little kids March 27-29, 2014.

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Meatloaf Recipes and Ideas

03/21/14

Meatloaf Recipes and Ideas

There's so many different ways to bake up this classic, kid-friendly dish, from meatloaf muffins to turkey meatloaf to a vegetarian option.

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