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January 2013

Metro Parent Magazine
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Meet Jessica, January CoverKid

It's a first! Metro Parent is now doing Q&As with our CoverKids – in video form. Say hello to this charming 7-year-old Westland, Mich. girl.

Five-Minute Hair for Mom

Bad hair day got you down? Get tips from local mom and stylist Kimberly Miner – and master her easy "sock bun" trick.

Redford Theatre in Detroit

This nifty neighborhood movie house, which opened in 1928, still has vintage films and live organ shows for families.

Resolution Revamp

Kick off 2013 right. Browse our updated lists of the best weight-loss programs for adults, best weight-loss programs for kids and top trainers for families in town.


Winter Fun in Southeast Michigan

Brrrr-ing on the cold – and make the season awesome – for the entire family with these 13 fun local to-dos in January, February and March.

Busy Mom Beauty Tips

Score quick fixes for fashion, face and fitness from three southeast Michigan moms – Mrs. Metro Detroit, a pro makeup artist and personal trainer.

Investing in Happiness

You know experiences matter more than stuff – here, we offer parents a little deeper insight on why (and how) to finally make it happen.


Bits & Briefs
Parents stalking kids on social media, Michigan Science Center opens, WeeHands is Birmingham’s new baby sign language program, Shelby Township boys find mastodon bone

Make It-Craft
DIY mitten holder: Keep hats, gloves and other winter gear in one space – and get more crafty ideas.

Metro Dad
Rev up for this month's Detroit auto show with a local dad of two who's involved: Walled Lake car dealer Bob Shuman.


Little Ones
If your kid is at least 4 and still pooping the bed, he may have encopresis.

Big Kids
Bounce house injuries are soaring; why, and what can you do?

Tweens & Teens
Anabolic steroid use is on the rise among adolescents.


January family events in southeast Michigan

Let's Go
Traverse City in northern Michigan


  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
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