Toddler Not Sleeping? Tips to Get Them to Sleep Through the Night

A local pediatrician explains the sleep habits parents should expect during the toddler stage and how to deal with your toddler not sleeping well.

Drive-In Movies Near Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Get a retro movie-going experience.

What To Do If Your Child Is Exposed To COVID-19

Coronavirus cases are on the rise. Here are some tips and next steps to follow if your child is exposed to COVID-19.
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Things to Do

Free Kid-Friendly Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Searching for free things to do in southeast Michigan? Find great budget-friendly family fun in Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

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

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Outdoor Attractions in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Need a new family hangout spot? Find outdoor attractions and other things to do outside with your family in southeast Michigan.

Meet Me on the Trail Day in Macomb County

Get outside and enjoy all of what Macomb County's parks have to offer during Meet Me on the Trail Day, which happens Sept. 25, 2021.

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Latest Issue: September/October 2021

Our latest issue offers information on parasocial relationships (including how to tell if you're in one), an interview with mommy influencer, Ericka Woods, ways to embrace your spooky side this Halloween, and much more!

Getting Kids Ready for Back to School

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to prepare kids for the school year. Get tips and information on getting organized, homeschooling and more.

Parenting

Cool Podcasts for Parents That Are Packed With Inspiration and Advice

Looking for some parenting inspiration or advice? These awesome podcasts for parents can help.

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.

Toddler Not Sleeping? Tips to Get Them to Sleep Through the Night

A local pediatrician explains the sleep habits parents should expect during the toddler stage and how to deal with your toddler not sleeping well.

Totally Inappropriate Kids Books Meant for Adults

These reads LOOK like they're for children, but they're for grownup eyes only! Check out these inappropriate kids books for instant comic relief.
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Education

15 Back-to-School Traditions That Your Kids Will Cherish

Make the transition an exciting one with these fun activities for kids.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Learn key ways to help your child succeed in school and beyond, offered by a veteran metro Detroit teacher and law expert.

Back-to-School Checklist

From buying supplies to catching up on those summer reading lists, here's what you need to do to prepare for the new school year.

Early On Program Supports the Developmental Needs of Macomb County Kids

This statewide early intervention program connects young kids with developmental delays with the services and resources they need for educational success.

How to Build Confidence and Have Fun Through Girl Scouts

Brought to you by Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan

Fall Fun

Hayrides and Haunted Houses in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Take tykes for mini frights or have terrifying fun with your teens this Halloween. Find haunted houses in Detroit, Ann Arbor and other cities in southeast Michigan.

Best Corn Mazes in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

For a fall-themed family fun experience, visit one of these corn mazes in metro Detroit and beyond in 2021. Get the details here.

10 Fall Books for Kids to Celebrate the Season

Read children's books about pumpkins, apples, football and more.

Best Cider Mills and U-Pick Orchards in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Join the fall festivities in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties. Here are some of the best cider mills and u-pick orchards in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor to visit in 2021.