This Macomb Township tween has her future sights set on professional soccer and modeling. She's also won some amazing MESP prizes.
How cookouts, garage sales, stargazing, road trips and hikes in nature can all become chances to help boost your kids' brain quotient this vacation.
Notoriously choosy, middle schoolers can be a tough crowd to please. No more, with these eight excellent choices. They'll dig this swag.
From brew and fruit to tunes and even fireworks, treat dad to some southeast Michigan fun on Sunday, June 16, 2013 – or the entire weekend.
Kids can transform old cardboard into a mini pocket- or backpack-sized sketchpad perfect for jotting down memories and adventures this summer.
Got an apple that fell really far from the tree? Get tips and insights from parents and professionals on what to do – and what not to do.
If you're scratching your head over presents with staying power, we're here to help. Check out these 10 classic toys that trump the latest trends.
Skip the pricey enrichment programs. Instead, opt for great little learning opportunities in trips from anywhere from Cedar Point to Kroger.
This & That
Oh My Lolli! in Brighton offers tips on making your own hard candy at home
Whip up a nifty little beach souvenir terrarium craft to show off all the beach treasures and DIY goodies your kids find on vacation
Metro Mom & Dad
LEGOs and robots collide for Jonathan and Sarah Jacobs, owners of The Robot Garage in Birmingham
Protect your baby from the sun's dangerous UV rays this summer
Giving kids stuff is great – but beware the entitlement trap
Tweens & Teens
Dangerous 'cinnamon challenge' is landing some teens in emergency rooms
Seaworthy stuff: Our beach-ready June roundup of gear for kids from southeast Michigan shops
Monterrey Aquarium in California: Otters, starfish and oodles more to explore