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Parents You Hate in the School Drop-Off Loop

From the rule-breakers to the self-declared traffic police, parents everywhere can relate to these school drop-off offenders.
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Simple and Fun Budgeting Activities for High School Students

Give your teen a head start for financial success – and spark his or her interest, too – with these fun budgeting activities for high school students.
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Stay-at-Home Mom Salary Should Be Around $162,000, Study Says

Salary.com says a stay-at-home mom salary would be pretty steep if all that work got a dollar value. Here's what a local part-time-work-at-home mom thinks.
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Detroit Boat Show at the TCF Center in Detroit

Families that enjoy lake time can get the latest boating info and snag hot gear at the Detroit Boat Show, running Jan. 18-26, 2020, at the TCF Center in Detroit.
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Mid-Winter Break Activities in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Winter break boredom can easily set in, but you can keep your family busy with this list of mid-winter break activities in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.
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Black History Month Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Bring the whole family to learn about African-American art, history and culture at one of these Black History Month events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

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Detroit Boat Show at the TCF Center in Detroit

Families that enjoy lake time can get the latest boating info and snag hot gear at the Detroit Boat Show, running Jan. 18-26, 2020, at the TCF Center in Detroit.

Black History Month Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Bring the whole family to learn about African-American art, history and culture at one of these Black History Month events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

EDITORS' PICKS

Raising Kids with Empathy

Understanding the feelings of others and caring about those feelings can be tricky for kids. Parents play a big part in boosting this quality. Here are tips for raising kids with empathy.

Should More Local Schools Change Morning Start Times?

Research finds there are benefits of starting school later – and districts such as Novi Community School District are taking note.

How to Fix a Friendship With Your Best Friend: Tips for...

Knowing how to fix a friendship with your best friend – or make amends with any friend – is a key skill. The founder of Kids Empowered in Troy has insight.

The Happier Divorce: Parents Are Embracing Conscious Uncoupling

Modern-day methods for conscious uncoupling are making 'the D word' less intimidating.

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