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Best Michigan Lighthouses To Explore For Summer Fun

Best Michigan Lighthouses To Explore For Summer Fun

Standing tall against crashing waves and calm waters alike, Michigan's many lighthouses that guide sailors safely to shore now also beckon families to come and explore.

August 2013
Tips For Exploring Michigan Lighthouses With Your Family

Tips For Exploring Michigan Lighthouses With Your Family

Michigan has some beautiful lighthouses. Why not take an end-of-summer family trip to see them? A lighthouse expert offers six tips to get your kids excited and ready to explore lighthouses.

August 2013
Best Kids Resale Stores in Southeast Michigan

Best Kids Resale Stores in Southeast Michigan

Consignment shops are full of gently used finds. Swap your pre-loved children's clothing, toys and more for something new and exciting on the cheap, or just pop in and shop.

August 2013
Setting Up a Backyard Campout for Kids of All Ages

Setting Up a Backyard Campout for Kids of All Ages

From the tent to the fire to the goodies, get tips on creating the ultimate camping scene right in your own yard.

July 2013
Awesome Family Amusement Parks in America

Awesome Family Amusement Parks in America

Looking for thrills close to (and far from) southeast Michigan? Find summer 2013 fun for kids, from roller coasters to carousels, at these U.S. theme parks.

July 2013
Haverhill Farms Has Horse Fun for Southeast Michigan Kids

Haverhill Farms Has Horse Fun for Southeast Michigan Kids

This equestrian center in White Lake, Mich. covers it all, from basic riding, dressage and jumping classes to parties, camps and Scout programs.

June 2013
Five Ways to Use Family-Fun Activities to Teach Kids

Five Ways to Use Family-Fun Activities to Teach Kids

Put a smarter spin on summer fun this year with a backyard BBQ cookout, road trip, stargazing, garage sales and a nature hike.

June 2013
Lacrosse Sport Getting Popular with Kids in Southeast Michigan

Lacrosse Sport Getting Popular with Kids in Southeast Michigan

It was once considered an elite team sport played at private schools; now, it's sweeping across the state. Is this growing trend in it for the long run?

May 2013
Family Alternatives to Watching TV for Screen Free Week (or Whenever)

Family Alternatives to Watching TV for Screen Free Week (or Whenever)

Whether it's during the April holiday or any time of year, bust out the books, get outside or pop in the kitchen. Here are fun ideas for parents and kids.

April 2013
Teaching Kids How to Fly a Kite

Teaching Kids How to Fly a Kite

This simple spring pastime builds great family memories. But first, learn how to choose the right style, find a perfect day and place – and, finally, set it soaring.

April 2013
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