Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Toddler Body Rocking: What It Looks Like and How to Address It

Notice your toddler body rocking? He or she isn't alone! Here's why 'body rocking' is typical in toddlers and what parents can do to address it.
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Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

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.

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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

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Freebies for Vaccinated People in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These spots offering free items or discounts to people who can prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

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.
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Education

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

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.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

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.