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The Robot Garage Founders, Sarah and Jonathan Jacobs, a Mom-Dad Team

The Robot Garage Founders, Sarah and Jonathan Jacobs, a Mom-Dad Team

LEGOs and robots bring this family together – including their three STEM-minded daughters – at their Oakland County hub for science fun and education.

June 2013
Detroit Artist and Dad SLAW Mixes Up Retro Art and Fatherhood

Detroit Artist and Dad SLAW Mixes Up Retro Art and Fatherhood

With swank mid-century flair, this southeast Michigan guy has a cool-cat, down-to-earth style – and two pretty creative young adult kids, too.

May 2013
Mary Ellen the Clown Delights at Metro Detroit Kids Parties

Mary Ellen the Clown Delights at Metro Detroit Kids Parties

Looking for some fun party entertainment? This veteran southeast Michigan performer offers a sweet, not-overwhelming approach for little ones.

April 2013
Chickens and Autism: How 'Goldie' Helps a Michigan Teen

Chickens and Autism: How 'Goldie' Helps a Michigan Teen

With the help of a feathered friend, Alair Bergman of Ortonville, Mich. has overcome autism symptoms, written a book and plans for a bright future.

April 2013
Step Parent Support Group in Oakland County

Step Parent Support Group in Oakland County

Whether it's resources, advice or just a fellow mom or dad who 'gets it,' this new Farmington Hills group is helping parents in person and on Facebook.

April 2013
Shakespeare Against Cancer Helping Sick Children

Shakespeare Against Cancer Helping Sick Children

This local theater group entertains southeast Michigan kids battling cancer with special in-hospital performances.

April 2013
Performer Tonya 'Touchdown' Dallas Teaches Michigan Kids to Act

Performer Tonya 'Touchdown' Dallas Teaches Michigan Kids to Act

Whether story telling or coaching young talent, Belleville mom Dallas focuses on fun and family – and hopes to launch a Michigan-based reality TV show.

April 2013
The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale, Michigan Native

The Bully Book by Eric Kahn Gale, Michigan Native

Writer's debut novel, based in part on his real-life experiences in sixth grade, is really resonating with middle schoolers – and readers of all ages.

March 2013
United Cerebral Palsy Skate Without Limits Fundraiser

United Cerebral Palsy Skate Without Limits Fundraiser

Each March, this effort in Hazel Park to help kids features the Michigan Sled Dogs, UCP Pucksters and Detroit Red Wings Alum – and loads of family fun.

March 2013
Dad Jason Gittinger, Founder of The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

Dad Jason Gittinger, Founder of The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music

He's a drummer, father and the dude behind a cool, community-focused music movement in southeast Michigan that's all about dreams and family.

March 2013
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