Celebrate the dog days of summer – and gear up for the school year – with Metro Parent's August edition, hitting newsstands now. Check out the contents here, and then find a Metro Parent newsstand near you!
Camping + glamour – and it's all the rage with families who love the outdoors but hate roughing it
The top spots for slidin' and swingin' in southeast Michigan
Is Your Child a Bully?
5 steps to set him straight
Get in Gear
8 great back to school finds for kids of all ages
Last-Minute Labor Day Getaways
Haven't gotten away yet? It’s not too late! A world of adventures are only a tank of gas away
How they're reducing high school dropouts
Kid-friendly picnic with panache
A new giraffe at the zoo, talkatoos and more
Bits & Briefs
Fines for bad parents?, benefits of sleeping in, recall alert and more
Paula Messner of Candy Band
Shop Around the Corner
Elephant Ears, Ann Arbor
Protection from sexual predators
Tweens & Teens
Revisiting the Terrible Twos
Along the Way
I hate 1 p.m.!