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August 2010

Table of Contents

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!


What's Glamping?
Camping + glamour – and it's all the rage with families who love the outdoors but hate roughing it

Primo Playgrounds
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

Freshman Academies
How they're reducing high school dropouts


The Spread
Kid-friendly picnic with panache

It List
A new giraffe at the zoo, talkatoos and more

Bits & Briefs
Fines for bad parents?, benefits of sleeping in, recall alert and more

Metro Mom
Paula Messner of Candy Band

Shop Around the Corner
Elephant Ears, Ann Arbor


Little Ones
Ending breastfeeding

Big Kids
Protection from sexual predators

Tweens & Teens
Revisiting the Terrible Twos

Along the Way
I hate 1 p.m.!

Let’s Go
Huron-Clinton Metroparks


  • In & Around Ann Arbor
  • Afterschool Action Guide
  • Professional Services Directory
  • What's In Store
  • Family Marketplace


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