Give – and receive – this winter holiday season with Metro Parent's December issue. Our Holiday "It" List gift guide has a "Bang for Your Buck" theme, and we're running a special Facebook charity promo. Find a Metro Parent newsstand near you!
2010 Holiday "It" List
Scope out 20 toys that give big bang for your family's buck – fresh from southeast Michigan toy shops
Kids' Collecting Crazes
Silly Bandz, stickers and rocks: Find out why kids love 'em, and how collections can be healthy for children
Tips on creative holiday gift wrapping for kids, Make a winter snowball lantern craft
Wendy Achatz, co-founder of the Achatz Pie Company and mom of five, is as homespun as her amazing baked goods
Got intrusive inlaws? Learn how to deal with this classic parenting headache
Which after-school extracurricular activity option is right for your child?
Tweens & Teens
Discover creative ideas that your teens can give as gifts – that don't break the bank