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.

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes for Families

Go beyond basics with these homemade hot chocolate recipes — some to drink and some to eat — to warm up during southeast Michigan's chilly winters.

6 Unique Ways to Volunteer at Your Child’s School

Looking for ways to volunteer at your child's school? Detroit parents go beyond the PTA meetings with alternative ways to give back and get involved.
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Things to Do

Nine Unique Things You Can Check Out of Local Libraries

Libraries aren't just for books anymore. Many southeast Michigan libraries offer really cool things for library card holders to check out. Here are our favorites.

Black History Month Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Bring the whole family to learn about African-American art, history and culture at one of these Black History Month events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Winter-Themed Books for Kids

Read these winter-themed children's books with a cup of hot cocoa!

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.

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Latest Issue: January/February 2022

Our latest issue offers insight on the issues kids face today and how they handle it all, different kinds of love and why they all matter to kids, what toxic positivity is and why it's harmful and much more!

Your Top Kids Health Questions ­— Answered

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Parenting

Simple and Fun Budgeting Activities for High School Students

Give your teen a head start for financial success — and spark his or her interest, too — with these fun budgeting activities for high school students.

Breaking Down Omicron: What Parents Should Know About the COVID-19 Variant

The pronunciation doesn't matter — just know that the new variant is the most contagious COVID-19 strain so far.

Best Personal Trainers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Want to change your workout routine in 2022, but don't know how to find personal trainers in metro Detroit? Here are some pros in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

5 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for COVID-19 Vaccine

Have a shot-wary kid? Here’s how to prepare them for the COVID-19 vaccine.
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Education

What is School of Choice and How Does it Work in Michigan?

Have you heard this phrase before and wondered, 'What is school of choice?' Read this explainer on Michigan school of choice and how it works.

6 Unique Ways to Volunteer at Your Child’s School

Looking for ways to volunteer at your child's school? Detroit parents go beyond the PTA meetings with alternative ways to give back and get involved.

Pros and Cons of Single Gender Schools

Considering single-gender education for your son or daughter at a southeast Michigan all-male or all-female school? These insights on the pros and cons of single gender schools may help.

How Macomb County Keeps Schools Safe from Violence

Two Macomb experts explain how the county works to keep kids safe in schools and how students, staff and teachers can potentially stop violence before it happens.

Oakland Schools VLAC is a Smart Choice for At-Home Learning

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Winter Fun

Black History Month Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Bring the whole family to learn about African-American art, history and culture at one of these Black History Month events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Winter-Themed Books for Kids

Read these winter-themed children's books with a cup of hot cocoa!

Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes for Families

Go beyond basics with these homemade hot chocolate recipes — some to drink and some to eat — to warm up during southeast Michigan's chilly winters.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day At Home

On Feb. 2, 2022, Punxsutawney Phil will come out and let us know if spring is coming early. Enjoy the tradition with these fun ways to celebrate Groundhog Day.