The Ultimate At-Home Mother’s Day

Here are some tips to throw the best at-home Mother's Day.

Family Neighborhood Guide: Visiting Mount Clemens with Kids

Find out where to eat, shop, play and more.

Questions Potential College Students Should Ask Themselves

These are the 11 questions potential college students should ask themselves before heading off — and what parents should consider, too.
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Things to Do

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Best Family Nature Centers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Experience the great outdoors and learn about the wonders of nature at these southeast Michigan nature centers

Watch This, Do That: The Incredibles

Teach your kids valuable lessons by watching the flick with your kids and enjoying these activities.

9 Cool Science Experiments to Try at Home

Keep your kids excited about science with these fun experiments.

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Latest Issue: May/June 2021

The latest issue offers travel destinations for families, information on the risks Black moms face when giving birth, tips to visiting Mount Clemens with kids and much more!

Parenting

Summer Camps for Kids

There’s no shortage of superb summer camps here in southeast Michigan. Get camping tips and details on local overnight, day camps and school break camps.

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.

Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Can Make You Feel Awful

What you can do to relieve the post-vaccine symptoms of fatigue, arm pain and headaches.

9 Cool Science Experiments to Try at Home

Keep your kids excited about science with these fun experiments.
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Education

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Teachers from Kids

Heartfelt gift ideas for that special teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Books to Get Kids Excited About Math

Math can be challenging. These books can help.

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.

Visit Chicago, Learn About its Past at the Chicago History Museum

Here's a reason to plan a trip to Chicago. Your kids will love to learn the city's history, from blues and jazz to the Great Chicago Fire.

Watch This, Do That

Watch This, Do That: The Incredibles

Teach your kids valuable lessons by watching the flick with your kids and enjoying these activities.

Watch This Do That: Cinderella (1997)

After watching the 1997 movie featuring Brandy and Whitney Houston, try these activities with your kids.

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.