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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
Water Parks, Spray Grounds and Public Pools in Southeast Michigan

Water Parks, Spray Grounds and Public Pools in Southeast Michigan

Water slides, lazy rivers and more: These family spots are turbo summer fun for parents and kids in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

June 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
How to Reclaim Family Weekend Fun and Together Time

How to Reclaim Family Weekend Fun and Together Time

Running with out a break? Break away a bit. Find fun that'll appeal to parents and kids alike – and relish simple moments and surprises. Here's how!

January 2013
Teaching Kids How to Whistle

Teaching Kids How to Whistle

It seems like such an easy thing – but it's so tricky! Here are tips on how parents can help children master the basics of making music with their lips.

December 2012
Photography and Kids: Teaching the Basics

Photography and Kids: Teaching the Basics

Children are prime students when it comes to cameras (digital or film!). Here's a 101 for parents on guiding them in capturing memories for all seasons.

December 2012
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