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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

07/21/14

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

From picking out ingredients to concocting their own culinary creations, here are a few ways to encourage your children to help out in the kitchen.

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Great Lakes Regional Puppet Festival in Detroit

07/21/14

Great Lakes Regional Puppet Festival in Detroit

This year's puppet fest, dubbed Motor City Puppet Blast and hosted by the Detroit Puppeteers Guild at the DIA, features shows and crafts July 25-27, 2014.

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Family Picnic Recipes and Ideas

07/18/14

Family Picnic Recipes and Ideas

Head to the park or on a hike and make the great outdoors your dinner spot. Here are six ideas to help you plan your meal – from drink to dessert.

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Book Review: Three Fun Summer Craft Reads for the Family

07/17/14

Book Review: Three Fun Summer Craft Reads for the Family

Want a few simple, fun sewing ideas for the kids, projects to brighten up their rooms or maybe just tips for DIY tinkering? These authors have you covered.

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Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

07/16/14

Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

A father from Virginia claims a patch of desert in Egypt, calls it the Kingdom of North Sudan – just so his daughter can be the princess of this region.

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Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

07/15/14

Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

Parents might want to think twice before using this alternative to lotion sunscreen as the Food and Drug Administration investigates its potential risks.

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DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

07/15/14

DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

If you're looking for a fun decorative summer vacation family project or two, these four blog picks will get you and your kids off to a great start.

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The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

07/15/14

The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

Parents want to protect their kids from failing or getting hurt, but that's impossible. In fact, it's critical to let them take risks. Here's why – and how to raise a risk taker.

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First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

07/14/14

First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

From bee stings to burns, there are a number of things that can happen to your child during the summer months. Here, an expert weighs in on how to handles these injuries.

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Farmington Founders Festival Returns in Downtown Farmington

07/14/14

Farmington Founders Festival Returns in Downtown Farmington

Help this Oakland County city celebrate its fest's 50th anniversary July 18-20, 2014. It's a weekend of family movies, kids activities fireworks and more fun.

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