Alana Walker

8 Delicious Hidden Vegetable Recipes for Picky Eaters

Try beets in pancakes, black beans in brownies and other hidden vegetable recipes for picky eaters to enjoy for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Play-Place Autism and Special Needs Center in Sterling Heights Offers Fun and Resources

Find recreational, educational and therapeutic fun for kids with autism and other special needs at the Play-Place Autism and Special Needs Center.

TreeRunner Adventure Park Offers West Bloomfield Zip Line and Climbing Fun

Looking for information on the West Bloomfield zip line? Find all the details on the park that offers it and other treetop fun in the woods behind the Jewish Community Center.

Parents Co-Sleeping with Kids: Weighing the Dangers

Is it really that risky? Parents and experts shed light on the reasons, co-sleeping safety concerns and precautions that all come with bed sharing.

Picnic Perfect Recipes for Families

Whether you opt to eat at a local park or plan a picnic for your backyard, we've got you covered with these picnic-perfect recipes!

Paint Your Pop Art Painting Studio

Think paint-by-numbers without the digits. At this do-it-yourself company in Keego Harbor, mom and owner Bonnie Swope helps you transform your favorite photo into a painted canvas.

Nature's Playhouse Play Space and Wellness Center, Ferndale

New parents in southeast Michigan can find classes for natural childbirth, handcrafting and yoga, plus playtimes, support groups, baby signing and more.

Tax Tips for Parents: Deductions and Credits to Know About

April 15 is the IRS tax filing deadline, aka Tax Day. Whether you've got a baby or a college kid, here's how to get the most out of your income tax returns.

Support, Education for Parents of Kids with Respiratory Illness

Local organization HealthCall creates pediatric-focused group for parents and caregivers caring for children with respiratory illnesses.

Chosen Rhythms Volunteer Music Group

As a way to give back to the community, two siblings from Sterling Heights spend Saturdays performing at local nursing homes, soup kitchens and churches.

Wright Museum in Detroit Brings Black History to Life

African-American culture, lifestyles, artistic expression and more are illuminated in permanent and temporary exhibits sure to ignite kids' minds.

Michigan Science Center in Detroit is Interactive Kids Fun

When it comes hands-on education, you can't top this family spot packed with exhibits kids are welcome to touch and discover.
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