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Little Boy’s Open-Mouthed ‘Scream’ School Photo Goes Viral

A Georgia kindergartner screamed during his annual school picture – and has inspired his initially flustered mom to embrace and encourage individuality.
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Here’s How Kids Are Bullying With Google Docs

Parents are left baffled by this unexpected app children are using to tease classmates. Discover why kids are bullying with Google Docs.
Free things to do in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

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.
Fun events for teens in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Fun Events for Teens in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find local activities for teenagers that they'll enjoy. Browse our roundup of things for teens to do, Detroit events for teens and more.

Special Needs Events for Kids and Parents in Metro Detroit

Parents of children with special needs in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor can plan ahead for fun activities, sensory-friendly movie showings and more that are tailored to meet their needs.

Mom-to-Mom Sales in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for local mom to mom sales? The Metro Parent mom-to-mom sale roundup shows you where to find bargains on clothing, toys, furniture and tons more.

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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.

Fun Events for Teens in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find local activities for teenagers that they'll enjoy. Browse our roundup of things for teens to do, Detroit events for teens and more.

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Nature Makes Kids Smarter, Study Says, So Boost Their IQ

Research finds nature makes kids smarter: They have more academic success when they spend time outdoors. Here are four fun ways to bump up their nature intake.

Enough Already: Vaccinate Your Kids

A big study throws heavy data at the fact that the measles vaccine doesn't cause autism. It's vital to vaccinate your kids. A Michigan doc explains why.

Parents Get Poor Sleep for Up to Six Years After Baby...

Sweet slumber isn't magically restored after sleep training. A new study confirms what your gut knows – parents get poor sleep for years after baby is born.

Why You Should Have a Family Code Word With Your Kids

Do you have a family code word? It's something only you and your children know – and it could help save your child from an abduction.

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