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Is American Idiot Fit for Teens?

Is American Idiot Fit for Teens?

The hit musical from rock group Green Day may be just the ticket for quality time and talking with your teens.

January 2012
Steven Spielberg Interview With Metro Parent

Steven Spielberg Interview With Metro Parent

The famous movie director chats about December 2011 movies 'The Adventures of Tintin' and 'War Horse' – plus balancing work with being a dad.

December 2011
Audience Etiquette Primer for Kids at the Theater

Audience Etiquette Primer for Kids at the Theater

Whether it's Sesame Street Live or a tween music concert, kids love shows. But what if they don't behave? Here's a guide for teaching 'em the ropes.

December 2011
The Muppets | Metro Parent Movie Review

The Muppets | Metro Parent Movie Review

In The Muppets, Kermie and friends return for their first film in more than a decade.

November 2011
The Rink at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

The Rink at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

This family winter wonderland is a prime place for ice skating and holiday sights and sounds. Bundle up the kids and see what's going on!

November 2011
'Puss in Boots' Movie: Interview with Salma Hayek

'Puss in Boots' Movie: Interview with Salma Hayek

The mom actress chatted exclusively with Metro Parent about the new 'Shrek' spinoff, parenting and her favorite cat characters.

October 2011
Take a Trip to Toledo, Ohio

Take a Trip to Toledo, Ohio

Southeast Michigan families will love all this town has to offer, from a science center and zoo to the Mud Hens and Tony Packos.

August 2011
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum – VIDEO

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum – VIDEO

Get in touch with nature at this Ann Arbor haven, located east of the University of Michigan's central campus.

August 2011
How To Do a Cartwheel - VIDEO

How To Do a Cartwheel - VIDEO

Help your child learn this carefree basic gymnastics move in our MetroParent.com How-to video!

August 2011
Swim Lessons 101

Swim Lessons 101

Are your kids ready to take the plunge? Get advice and tips on age, class length and frequency, teachers and more with this handy parent guide.

June 2011
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