Carly Adams

Top Dangers of Counterfeit Toys

Cheap, often foreign-manufactured toys may be alluring, but they can pose big dangers to your kids' safety and aren't as good of a buy as they may seem. Magformers CEO Chris Tidwell explains.

5 Reasons to Shop Locally This Holiday Season

Chris Tidwell, CEO of local toy company Magformers, explains why smart shoppers stick to local stores and ditch the online checkout this time of year.

5 Reasons Met Should Be On Your Child’s Holiday Wish List

When it comes to meaningful gifts, nothing tops a Michigan Education Trust contract. Here's why.

10 Scariest Foods & Drinks for Kids’ Teeth

Delta Dental offers information on the worst offenders.

Making the Most of the Middle School Years

5 tips from the experts at The Roeper School on how to help your child navigate the pitfalls and embrace the opportunities of this transitional time in their education and development.

The Importance of Unstructured Creative Play

An expert at Magformers, based in Canton, explains why it’s so important for social and intellectual development of today’s busy kids.

Find Out About Free Montessori Education in Detroit

The Detroit Public Schools Community District hosts informational workshop for parents interested in this renowned educational program that’s expanding in the district.

Six Ways to Give Your Child an Academic Edge at Home

Get tips from an expert in Montessori education to give your child an academic edge. Plus, find out about a free Montessori program right here in Detroit at an event on Thursday, May 25.

MET Savings Fit for Every Family

No matter your budget, MET has a plan that will work for you. Get details and get saving for your child’s future.

Protecting Your Baby from Pertussis

The Franny Strong Foundation founded by local parents who lost their baby to pertussis (aka whooping cough), offers advice in guarding against the bacteria that's on the rise in Oakland County.

Detroit Schools Event Focuses on Foreign Language Classes for Kids

Detroit Public Schools Community District held a world language workshop for local parents on Thursday, April 13, 2017.

Making the Most of Your Child’s World Language Education

A Q&A with 2016 Teacher of the Year, Melissa Dalton, and Detroit Public Schools Community District's World Language Supervisor, Viviana Bonafede.
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