Meet this Farmington Hills tween, age 12, whose winning photo teased our story about sports parents striking a balance.
Dressed up like a little French gal, this Birmingham 4-year-old captured our story on family vacations abroad.
This 6-year-old Pleasant Ridge kid fearlessly transformed into daredevil Evel Knievel for our summer edition.
Meet the Rochester Hills 5-year-old girl who won grand prize in Metro Parent's 2014 CoverKids contest!
Could you go screen-free? Our 6-year-old Harrison Township CoverKid has some ideas of fun stuff to do instead!
Fun and enthusiastic. Meet Sophia, 5, of Westland. Meet our April CoverKid in this fun Q&A.
Eloquent, chatty and funny. That's Brooke, 11 of Birmingham! Meet our camp CoverKid in this fun Q&A.
This cool kid, age 4, from Detroit got brainy on the cover of our Education issue. Meet him in this fun Q&A.
She loves her doll, mom and pink balloons! Here's our Q&A with this adorable Rochester Hills 4-year-old.
Double trouble! These dynamic Dearborn twins, age 4, are totally ready for the holidays. Check out their Q&A.
Business savvy boy Kai, 7, of Troy dominates the Detroit skyline. Meet him and hear his two cents in our Q&A.
Meet this bewitching Detroit dancer, age 7, who got into the Halloween spirit. Find out more about her in this Q&A!
Banish stress with this adorable Macomb County toddler, age 2, who captured our story 'Sweet Serenity.'
This 5-year-old Troy boy made a splash in an Oakland County lake to send off summer! Learn more about this kid in our Q&A.
This 12-year-old Macomb Township girl, an aspiring soccer star and model, is our 2013 MESP grand-prize winner!
Cute and charming? You bet. This 5-year-old from St. Clair Shores chats about Mother's Day, Jet Skis and even tells a pretty funny joke.
The future looks presidential (or at least bright!) for this bubbly Fraser 6-year-old who appeared on our Financial Literacy Month cover.
This spunky 5-year-old boy from Inkster had a blast at Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor with his 'imaginary friend.'
This high-energy, super-smart Walled Lake 7-year-old boy channeled Einstein for the Metro Parent education issue.
Visit this Bloomfield Hills museum with the kids July 12, 2013-June 29, 2014 for some serious prehistoric fun.
See the autism advocate speak and other highlights from the sixth annual Metro Parent event, held April 26, 2013.
Ring in the New Year with our Q&A with Jessica, 7, of Westland, the cute girl who got bundled up for our winter issue.
Catch a sneak peek at the Compuware Drive In Theatre in Plymouth!
Families can explore 300 artifacts, amazing recreations and more at this touring exhibit that's in Dearborn March 31-Sept. 30, 2012.
Metro Parent hosted its annual Camp & Activity Fair at the Franklin Athletic Club in Southfield. Representatives from area camps – day and overnight, nature and specialty interest – talking about what their camps offer and help you decide the best camp fit for your kids.
Back to school can be stressful for kids. Make it more fun that morning with goodies in a handmade kindercone. It's an easy MetroParent.com DIY craft!
Celebrate the dog days of summer with this easy famiy recipe from Bow Wow Bake Shoppe of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan.
Get in touch with nature at Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum in Ann Arbor.
Get a simple little lesson in how to perform this basic gymnastics move. Teach your kids – or maybe learn how to do it yourself, parents!
Blast off to summer fun with this awesome family DIY project as Metro Parent teams up with i3 Detroit for some crafty good times!
Family fun is sure-fire at Metro Beach Metropark in Harrison Township! Metro Parent scopes out the nature center, Squirt Zone, Lake St. Clair and more.
Make your own sausage – and cook it up on the grill – just in time for Father's Day! Get the recipe in this Metro Parent DIY do-it-yourself video.
Introduce your kids to out-of-the-box art at this outdoor environment in Detroit. Stacey Mourtos of Metro Parent shows you around this offbeat place!
Take a step back in time! This Dearborn landmark gives your family a real-life history lesson via presentations, historical homes and events.
Cute, creative and cheap: Make a cool accessory for Mother's Day with old T-shirts! See how in this MetroParent.com DIY craft video with Kim Kovelle.
Candy sushi made out of Peeps marshmallow treats? It's sure-fire spring fun! See how in this MetroParent.com DIY recipe video with Kim Kovelle.
Visit the Detroit Zoo for family fun! Stacey Mourtos of Metro Parent gives you a closer look at the giraffes, polar bears, seals and other animals.
Make a cool kids wallet out of a Tetra Pak food carton. Find loads of fun and easy family DIY crafts at MetroParent.com/Videos!
Visit some of the coolest exhibits at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! Stacey Mourtos of Metro Parent shows you around this kids museum.
Learn how to cook this family dinner recipe with Chef Frank Turner of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital and Metro Parent's Kim Kovelle.
Bring the family to explore the exhibits and events at this one-of-a-kind Detroit museum. Stacey Mourtos of Metro Parent gives you the insider peek.
Make wacky donkey puppets out of socks, inspired by the Noel MacNeal book '10-Minute Puppets.' Kim Kovelle of Metro Parent shows you how!
The Rink at Campus Martius Park in Detroit in Detroit is perfect for family winter fun. Let's go ice skating with Stacey Mourtos of Metro Parent!
Teens have to study the rules of the road before getting behind the wheel, but drivers' tests don't cover how to keep cars running smoothly. Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina offers tips to teach teens responsible car maintenance and care.
Spending time at the lake or pool during the summer is fun, but it also means being mindful about safety. Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina offers tips for keeping kids safe in and near the water.
Do you remember your very first friends? Even if you haven't talked to them in years, odds are good they played an important role in your life. In this Parent Coach video on First Friendships, Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina explains how early friendships affect kids.
Today's kids are so bombarded with appointments that in the past 20 years unstructured playtime has declined by 50 percent. Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina talks about the number of ways just running around and having fun helps a kid mind, body and soul.
It's a parent's worst nightmare. One minute your child is riding her bike outside and the next minute, she's gone. Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina shares tips for protecting your kids and offers advice on what to do if the unthinkable happens.
Hey, Mom and Dad: Looking for some "Bang for Your Buck" this holiday season? Metro Parent's editorial team demonstrates some of our cost friendly finds from southeast Michigan toy stores!
The White House has a lofty goal – reversing the increase in childhood obesity within a generation. Check out this short video with First Lady Michelle Obama on how the recently-announced Let's Move! program will help make that happen. Visit Let's Move
for more information.
Dogs can be wonderful addition to the family, and they're often enticing to kids. But not all dogs are man or child's best friend. Metro Parent Publisher and Certified Parent Coach Alyssa Martina offers tips for preventing your child from getting bitten by a dog.