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May 2013

Metro Parent Magazine
Table of Contents


Meet Hannah, May CoverKid
This charming darling channeled Marie Antionette for our May cover. Now, see the St. Clair Shores cutie chat about Mother's Day, Jet Skis and more.

Food Price Comparisons
Which wins out: organics or conventional brands? Metro Parent puts 10 family grocery staples to the test against Kroger's organic brand.

Mother's Day Fun
The big day arrives Sunday, May 12, 2013! What's going on around town? Find creative (and some free) ways to treat mom in southeast Michigan.

Parenting Skills Brush-up
Even top-notch parents can get a bit rusty. Recalibrate with this six-step process offered by the Parenting Coaching Institute.


Metro Parent Top Teacher Awards 2013
It's our annual tribute to outstanding educators in metro Detroit. Meet:

10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time
Set aside the tech and experts. We've boiled things down to some core advice for mom and dads that includes lots of love – and room to be human.

Lacrosse Sport Getting Popular with Kids in Southeast Michigan
Once considered an elite team sport of private schools, it's now sweeping the state. Will this up-and-comer continue its winning popularity streak?

Successful Co-parenting: 7 Steps for Divorced Parents
If you need advice on making things work with your ex, commit to do right by your kids with these tips from southeast Michigan couples and experts.


Bits & Briefs


Eat It
This tortilla cup salad recipe by fourth grade Grosse Pointe kid Imran Mihas won the local Sodexo Future Chefs contest. Try it out!

Metro Dad
Detroit artist SLAW mixes up retro art and fatherhood. Learn more about this southeast Michigan cool cat's swank style.

Little Ones
Organic vs. non-organic baby foods: Considering nutritional value and pesticides

Big Kids
Keeping peace during playdates: How to diffuse sibling sparks when other kids come over

Tweens & Teens
Keeping connected to your daughter: nine tips for moms


Want It
A bounty of blooms: Our May (faux) flower-themed toys and gear for kids from southeast Michigan shops

May family events in southeast Michigan

Let's Go
Go play in Pittsburgh: Be a human yo-yo, design a city and plummet 230 feet in a wicked fun roller coaster


  • Camp Guide 2013
  • Professional Services
  • Parties and Entertainment
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