Kim Kovelle

Download a Free Monster Coloring Book for Kids

Never fear. The quirky creatures in this free monster coloring book are here to brighten your day! Get this download by Ferndale dad/illustrator Brent Mosser and learn about his newest book.

Ferndale Mom Organizes DIY Face Masks for Metro Detroit Hospitals

Inspired by a friend in health care, mom of three Janie Hamilton has become a coordinator for a big DIY face mask effort that's created 7,000 masks and counting.

Metro Detroit Siblings Launch Quaranteen Help to Help Other Kids

Coronavirus is causing worries for kids in quarantine, too. With Quaranteen Help, a Bloomfield Hills brother and sister are offering a listening ear and sound advice.

Boredom is OK! Here are 13 Ways to Help Your Kids Embrace It

It's a normal emotion that can feel icky, but boredom is OK for kids — and even cultivates their creativity. Learn how you can help them foster it.

Parents Get Poor Sleep for Up to Six Years After Baby Arrives

Sweet slumber isn't magically restored after sleep training. A new study confirms what your gut knows – parents get poor sleep for years after baby is born.

Fake Pregnancy Greeting Card Marketing Scheme Falls Flat

Wholesaler Mother's Lounge sent pregnancy congrats cards to women who weren't pregnant – and one who miscarried – to shill promos. If you ask us, it's a pretty callous campaign (and the Better Business Bureau agrees).

The Gift Inside the Box Kids Book Teaches Generosity

Michigan native mom-dad team Adam Grant and Allison Sweet Grant create a powerful lesson in giving with their book, The Gift Inside the Box.

Fredi the PizzaMan Foundation for Autism Helps Local Schools

Sensory rooms in Michigan classrooms are getting a boost from the metro Detroit restaurateur and dad who runs Fredi the PizzaMan Foundation for Autism.

Donovan’s College Adventure Kids Book by Metro Detroit Dad

Got a child in grades pre-K-2? It's not too soon to chat about college. College success coach Jahquan Hawkins' book 'Donovan's College Adventure' can help.

Oregon Dad Places New Zealand Dating Ad for Three Grown Sons

The family was heading on a holiday trip, so dad decided to have a little fun and place a classified ad on behalf of the three 'alas unmarried' brothers.

Mom Calls Police on Teen Son for Not Waking Up for School

A Michigan mom got fed up with her 14-year-old oversleeping and being late for school. So she went for the parenting win – and got the heat involved.

Michigan Public School’s Three Wise Men Display Sparks Debate

The school board of Newaygo opted to keep its Magi decor atop a public elementary school. Not surprisingly, the reception has ranged from jolly to Grinch-y.
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