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The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

The Importance of Physical Education for Kids

School gym class offers a mental break from academics, team-building skills and exercise for screen-obsessed kids. So why is phys ed being dialed down at local schools?

April 2014
Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child's Half Birthday

Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child's Half Birthday

Not stuck on the latest trend of having another party for your kid this year? Here are five reasons to consider throwing a shindig for your kiddo.

March 2014
Physical Education Fun for Kids You Can Do Together at Home

Physical Education Fun for Kids You Can Do Together at Home

Two Detroit schools gym teachers offer easy, affordable activities and tips for keeping children, K-8 and even into high school, moving and active.

March 2014
Joe Dumars' Fieldhouse Pickup Basketball in Detroit

Joe Dumars' Fieldhouse Pickup Basketball in Detroit

These old-school courts are a community staple offering kids of various ages the chance to blow off steam, shoot some hoops, meet new role models and more.

March 2014
Midnight Golf for High Schoolers, Plus Kids Golf in Detroit

Midnight Golf for High Schoolers, Plus Kids Golf in Detroit

A special program allows older teens to learn leadership and the game. A couple courses in the city let kids get take a swing at this classic pastime, too!

March 2014
Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out Yoga for Detroit Kids

Danialle Karmanos' Work It Out Yoga for Detroit Kids

These school programs immerse elementary children in 10 weeks of fitness and nutrition training and a special practice to keep them mentally centered.

March 2014
Winter Sports: Tips to Get Kids Started in Ice Skating, Curling

Winter Sports: Tips to Get Kids Started in Ice Skating, Curling

These sports are featured in the 2014 Winter Olympics and can be fun for all ages! Here's what to watch for during games and how to get children involved.

February 2014
Snow Day Fun for Families

Snow Day Fun for Families

A big blizzard has arrived! Check out our 11 ideas for family fun for the snowbound.

January 2014
Best Skiing and Snowboarding in, around Southeast Michigan

Best Skiing and Snowboarding in, around Southeast Michigan

For your next family winter getaway, spend a day (or more) conquering the snow-covered mountains at great ski resorts in metro Detroit and beyond in 2013-14.

December 2013
Indoor & Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Southeast Michigan

Indoor & Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Southeast Michigan

Try a day of skating with the family at one of these rinks in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Find hours and costs for 2013-14 in this guide.

December 2013
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