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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
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
Best Places to Go Hiking in Southeast Michigan

Best Places to Go Hiking in Southeast Michigan

Spend some time in the great outdoors and take a hike at one of these local trails in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties!

September 2013
Best Playgrounds in Southeast Michigan

Best Playgrounds in Southeast Michigan

Family fun in the sun is a breeze in metro Detroit, the Ann Arbor area and beyond with these cool amped-up outdoor play spots. Get the 2013-14 details here!

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 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
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
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