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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
Kids Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes

Kids Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes

A recent study found many children's books promote gender stereotypes. But these five books kick the roles moms, dads – and even boys and girls – are usually cast in.

October 2013
Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens

Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens

Looking for a movie to celebrate the spooky season that won’t give the kids nightmares? Check out this list of flicks that are suitable for the whole family.

October 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 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
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
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