Picture Perfect Flower Fields to Visit in Michigan

Flower fields make for the perfect socially-distant spot to snap an Insta-worthy family pic. Check out these local spots including sunflowers, lavender and more.

Hellenic Museum of Michigan Reopens with New Exhibit

Explore artwork by artists of Greek heritage at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan's latest exhibit, The Hellenic Art Exhibition, on display through July 25, 2021.

Tattletale Kids: Why Kids Snitch and What Parents Can Do

Here's a look at what motivates tattletale kids, plus nine tips and ideas to help kids break the habit and build conflict resolution skills.
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Things to Do

Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.

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Latest Issue: March/April 2021

The latest issue delivers the 411 on the new COVID-19 vaccines, tips on visiting Corktown, addressing behaviors in kids with special needs and more.

Parenting

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?

Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.
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Education

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Free Educational Games for Kids

Keep your kids entertained and learning with these free educational games.

Self-defense Classes for Kids in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for a place your child can go to learn some skills? Check out one of these spots in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor that offer self-defense classes for kids.

Programs for Kids with Disabilities in Macomb County

Macomb County strives to offer a variety of services that support families of kids with disabilities in the community. Learn more about these programs and services.

Watch This, Do That

Watch This, Do That: The Lego Movie

Teach your kids to embrace what makes them special with the latest installment of our Watch This, Do That series: The Lego Movie.

Watch This, Do That: Hop

Enjoy this flick about an Easter Bunny who doesn't want to hide eggs and explore its themes deeper with the latest installment of Watch This Do That: Hop.

Watch This, Do That: Mary Poppins

Teach your kids the importance of making time for your loved ones and embracing change with the latest installment of Watch This, Do That: Mary Poppins.

Watch This, Do That: Hidden Figures

Explore the story of the female African-American mathematicians who were a driving force in NASA 1960's space program with our latest installment of Watch This, Do That: Hidden Figures.