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March 2011

Metro Parent Magazine
Table of Contents

March is Reading Month! Metro Parent spotlights local public libraries, cursive writing and more in our latest print issue. Find a Metro Parent newsstand near you!


Equal Parenting
Print: Moms and dads are striking a balance in who does what
Web: Check out our single parent survival guide

Playing Favorites
Print: Are you treating one kid better than another?
Web: Discover the long-term effects of preferential treatment with kids

Long Live Libraries
Print: Why public libraries still matter and should survive
Web: A local librarian dishes on how libraries can save you cash

Camps for Overachievers
Print: Kids camps for Tiger Mom wannabes
Web: Find the perfect Michigan camp for your child in our Kids Camps Directory

The Lost Art of Cursive
Print: Texting, tapping and typing take over
Web: Teach your kids the old-school art of writing a letter


The Spread
From cartons to crafts: Transforming garbage to useable goods: a wallet and storage container!

Bits & Briefs
Have the Guts to Do It Right book by Royal Oak therapist, Juvenile arthritis fundraiser, Sex survey

Mixed Media
Beastly movie for teens, The Wiggles' newest CD, Tangled hits DVD and more

Metro Dad
Meet Livonia dad Dave Haze, a tattoo artist and hardcore band singer


Little Ones
Boosting creativity: Why it's in decline, and what you can do to help your kid buck the trend

Big Kids
Sibling rivalry: Discover 10 no-nonsense ways to diffuse the fighting

Tweens & Teens
Parent avoidance: Can you be seen (in public) with your teen?

Along the Way
Bedtime stories made better: Five tips to delight and distract your kids before lights out

Little Lessons
Sewing buttons: Teach your kids how to do the basic, most necessary mending task


  • Camp Guide 2011
  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
  • BONUS: Kids' Growth Chart from MESP (pull-out, inserted in magazine)


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