Nutcracker and Holiday Shows in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Gather the family and celebrate the 2021 holidays at these performances, films and holiday shows.

Active School Shootings: What You Should Know and Kids Should Do

Active school shootings are becoming an epidemic. Here, a local officer offers his advice for parents and kids.

12 Categories of High School Cliques, Identified

A lot's changed since you ran with your friend crew. Research now finds 12 distinct high school cliques. Learn about them and where they rank in the hierarchy.
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Places to Dine Outdoors This Winter

Wary of indoor dining but tired of eating at home? Consider a meal at one of these local spots that offer outdoor dining in the winter.

Christmas Tree Farms in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Searching for the right tree for your family? These Christmas tree farms in southeast Michigan will spruce up your holiday spirit in 2021.

Fun Things to Do in Northern Michigan

The natural wonders of northern Michigan are within driving distance for families in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Rage Rooms in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Feel like you might explode with anger or frustration? Get those feelings out of your system at these Metro Detroit rage rooms.

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Latest Issue: November/December 2021

Our latest issue offers tips on keeping the peace during holiday celebrations, how to tell your family you don't want more than one kid, awesome gifts to give to your loved ones this year and much more!

What Parents Need to Know About COVID-19 in Michigan

Take control and learn everything you need to know about coronavirus and find ways to keep your kids entertained at home with this handy guide.

Parenting

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.

How to Navigate the Holidays During COVID

With a little prep, masks and vaccines, you can safely celebrate the holidays during COVID.

Resources and Programs for Adults with Special Needs

There are several resources in Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for adults with special needs. Find details here.

How to Winterize a House: Tips and Advice

Winter is officially on its way, so what are the tips on how to winterize a house? We spoke to a plumbing, electrical and heating and cooling expert for the answers.
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Education

Health and Community Services Available in Macomb County

Macomb Community Action helps low-income residents in Macomb County meet their needs. Learn about some of the health and community services it offers.

#MacombReads Inspires Macomb County Kids to Get Reading

#MacombReads works to promote literacy and instill a love of reading in Macomb County kids. Find out what's happening at the third annual event on Nov. 6, 2021.

SAT Prep Classes in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

High schoolers looking to get a leg-up on the test can sign up for SAT prep classes throughout Oakland, Macomb, Wayne and Washtenaw counties.

What to Do When Your Child is Failing School: High School Advice

School is tough for many kids, but what do you do when tough becomes too much?

Signs Your Child is Experiencing Burnout

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Winter Fun

Places to Dine Outdoors This Winter

Wary of indoor dining but tired of eating at home? Consider a meal at one of these local spots that offer outdoor dining in the winter.

How to Navigate the Holidays During COVID

With a little prep, masks and vaccines, you can safely celebrate the holidays during COVID.

Christmas Tree Farms in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Searching for the right tree for your family? These Christmas tree farms in southeast Michigan will spruce up your holiday spirit in 2021.

Rage Rooms in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Feel like you might explode with anger or frustration? Get those feelings out of your system at these Metro Detroit rage rooms.