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10 Top Oh Mother Parenting Stories of 2019

From the sweet to the horrid to the downright nutty, we've rounded up the top 10 Oh Mother parenting stories that Metro Parent covered in 2019.
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Cedar Point Announces 150th Anniversary Specials

In honor of its 150th season, Cedar Point is offering a plethora of new attractions, features and specials in 2020. Here's a rundown on the family offerings.
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Menorah in the D at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Celebrate Hanukkah with music, dancing dreidels a giant Menorah lighting and more during Menorah in the D at Campus Martius Park on Dec. 22, 2019.
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Macomb Fatberg Display at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

It made news after clogging up the pipes in Clinton Township. Now, you can see pieces of the Macomb Fatberg on display at the Michigan Science Center.
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Winter and Holiday Break Day Camps for Kids in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Need to keep your children entertained during the upcoming holiday break? Check out these great holiday break day camps for kids.
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The Dangers of Button Batteries

A common component of children's toys can cause some serious harm if ingested. Here, Dr. Curt Stankovic, the medical director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital of Michigan, offers insight.

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Menorah in the D at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Celebrate Hanukkah with music, dancing dreidels a giant Menorah lighting and more during Menorah in the D at Campus Martius Park on Dec. 22, 2019.

Macomb Fatberg Display at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

It made news after clogging up the pipes in Clinton Township. Now, you can see pieces of the Macomb Fatberg on display at the Michigan Science Center.

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Five Parenting Trends to Watch for in 2020 – And Five...

From subscription boxes to gender reveals: Find out what parenting trends you can expect to see in 2020 and which ones we hope to never see again.

How to Encourage Optimism and Positive Thoughts in Children

Parents can help kids develop more resiliency and the mental durability they need to weather the small stuff – and life's bigger challenges down the road.

Cool Gifts for Kids with Special Needs

For children with autism and other special needs, toys might not be No. 1 on their holiday lists. Here are some alternate ideas.

Is it Bad for Kids to Believe in Santa?

Does your kid believe in Santa? Psychologists claim that the belief could harm children and diminish how much they trust their parents.

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