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February 2012

Metro Parent Magazine
Table of Contents


In the Know
Short stuff on what's happening in southeast Michigan Schools

Dear Teacher
Veteran teachers dish on hot education topics

Formula for an Awesome School
Print: What are the key ingredients that make a school really shine?

Boys & Books
Print: How to turn reading-averse boys into bibliophiles
Web: Discover 10 awesome books to get your guy to read – and create a book club to get 'em revved up.

Bully Defense
Print: Tips to help your child defeat bullies
Web: Detroit is making bullying kids a crime. Read about it in the In The News blog.

Are You Over-Involved?
Print: 5 reasons to take a hands-off approach to schoolwork
Web: Why it's not a good idea to do your kids homework for them.

The Culture Club
One school. 50-plus cultures. How do schools bridge the divide?


Make It
Mystery Valentine Coupons

Metro Mom & Dad
Jeremy and Aubrey Lopatin of Arbor Teas in Ann Arbor

Bits & Briefs
Mott Web Chat on Substance Abuse and Your Child, Cloak book

Metro Parent Memory Wall
That'll learn ya: 10 stellar local schools, Sharnita Paige and her February 2010 CoverKid, a look back at old-school classroom products


Little Ones
Teething tips: Soothing your baby's sore gums

Big Kids
Fostering compassion: Six ways to cultivate a caring, content nature in kids

Tweens & Teens
Teeth whitening: Get the facts on teens and bleaching


Let's Go
Treetops Resort skiing fun in Gaylord, Super Bowl fun in Indianapolis, Tornado Alley and more at The Henry Ford

Dining Out with Dad
Frita Batidos, Ann Arbor

Family Fun Guide
Calendar of events


  • Education Resource Directory
  • Camp Guide 2012
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Local Retail
  • Parties & Entertainment
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