Metro Parent Magazine and Henry Ford Health System present a day dedicated to unlocking the puzzle of autism – for parents and professionals.
Lure nature right to your family’s window by transforming an evergreen or shrub into a holiday banquet of yummy ornaments for birds and squirrels.
We chatted with the world-renowned author and psycholinguistics expert who will be one of the keynote speakers at Metro Parent’s Living with Autism Workshop on April 24, 2015.
By Jenny Kalish
Spend some quality family time on the slopes this season at some of Michigan’s greatest ski resorts and winter getaways in 2014-15.
By Lish Dorset
Get inspired by two kid-friendly outfits that have gone viral, thanks to ‘Mayhem’ and Jimmy Kimmel, and make bunny paper dolls and watercolor crochet wall art.
Improve your health and set a good example for your kids. Hospitals in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties have programs to help parents.
Prepare for an Irish-themed takeover this March as southeast Michigan gears up for St. Paddy’s Day 2015 with parades, performances and more family events in southeast Michigan.
One in five families admit to pumping their kids with sedatives to keep them quiet in the car. Find out what the drug of choice is.
In the realm of special needs, this may not seem so serious. But for little girls, it’s a hit on developing healthy self-esteem.
Think your closet might need a diet? Spring cleaning season is the perfect time for some closet organization! Read about the benefits of shedding a bit of weight from this
Make a big impression with cool gifts for that impossible-to-buy-for kid. We found these trendy presents for your teenager so you don’t have to.
Do SAHMs feel emotionally worse off than working moms? Contributing factors can include under-appreciation and isolation.
A 10-year-old girl received a letter from her friend explaining that she couldn’t come to her celebration because of her race.
By Lish Dorset
Children’s favorite hobbies and pastimes can serve as great gateways to DIY fun! Here are some great ideas, including bracelets, foosball creations and more.
A spinning vortex, bats, a T-rex and more are a hit with young museum-goers. Take a look at 10 things for kids to so at the Cranbrook science center.
Read our chat with the autism advocate and founder of The Miracle Project. She will be one of the keynote speakers at Metro Parent’s Living with Autism Workshop in April.
By Shawn Wright
Jim and Vikki Pinard – and their tween son – hope to spark an all-ages-welcome small-stage revival with their new group, Electric Light Theatre.
Winter break boredom can easily set in, but you can keep your family busy with this list of events running from Feb. 16 until 20, 2015!
Try this easy, four ingredient family recipe for a tasty Labor Day treat or an anytime special snack for the kids.
Families can experience a magical showcase from the Shrine Circus on March 20-22, 2015 featuring trapeze artists, high-wire acts and more.
Try a day of skating with the family at one of these rinks in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Find hours and costs in this guide.
Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak launches No Bullying Live Empowered, or NoBLE, to support at-risk children and their families.
Before founding this charter school, Smitley was operating a multimillion-dollar clothing company. But she wasn’t feeling fulfilled. So she moved to Detroit to help kids get a better education.