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September 2011

Metro Parent Magazine
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Metro Parent is turning 25! Our September issue celebrates parenting then and now, school stuff and more. Check out the contents here; then, find a newsstand near you.


Parenting – Then and Now
Print: Metro Parent celebrates 25 years with a trip down memory lane
Web: What's your parenting personality? Find out here!

Kid Got Your Number?
Print: How to win back the power from Mr. Smarty Pants
Web: Find out if your kid officially has your number with our silly quiz.

Michigan-Made Birthday Bash
Print: The perfect theme for kids with hometown pride
Web: Score Michigan made recipes featuring Faygo, Better Made and Kowalski sausage.

Year-Round School
Print: Sayonara, Summer Vacation. Some say you are obsolete.
Web: Heading back to class as usual? Get organized for the school year.


The Spread
Make a kindercone for your child's first day back to school

Metro Mom
Meet hula dancer Erika Bonet-Bonk of Chesterfield Township

Bits & Briefs
Bestest Concert Ever, local karate kid and more

Metro Parent Memory Wall
Awesomely '80s memories from around the time Metro Parent was born!

Mixed Media
Bubble Writer book, Dolphin Tale 3-D and more


Little Ones
Pregnancy cravings

Big Kids
Four skills smart kids need

Tweens & Teens
Teens and tattoos

Along the Way
Happy new (school) year!


Dining Out with Dad
Traffic Jam & Snug, Detroit

Let's Go
Amish Country, Indiana


  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
  • Family Itineraries: Novi, Northville and Plymouth
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