Kim Kovelle

Small, Simple Steps to College Savings

20 ways you can save $25 (or more!) a month.

High School Senior College Planning Checklist

This is it! The future is on the horizon.

High School Junior College Planning Checklist

From expectations to extracurriculars, not to mention big focus on college, junior year of high school can be intense.

High School Sophomore College Planning Checklist

It's year two, and your student is getting in a good grove.

High School Freshman College Planning Checklist

A new adventure is kicking off, but it's also prime time to start thinking about the next step.

Bucket List for Children

Many adults have one, but what about a bucket list for children? Here are some experiences every local child should have before growing up.

Slider Hamburger Restaurants in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Metro Detroit and the greater Ann Arbor area dish up delicious sliders perfect for the kids at these local slider hamburger restaurants.

Which Cereals Have the Most Sugar?

Froot Loops, Cheerios, Cap'n Crunch. These are among the top 10 sweetest brand name breakfasts that aren't exactly healthy for your children.

10 Top Family Fun Summer Activities in Michigan

Looking for a fun family outing idea this summer? Check out these 10 summer activities in Michigan and start planning your summer vacation.

How to Make a Bed: Steps to Teach Kids

Give your kids a 'little lesson' on how to tidy up their sleeping spaces without turning them off to the task. Here are some tips for how to make a bed.

Mom Gives ‘Feel Better Mommy’ Book to Kids Whose Parents Are Hospitalized With COVID-19

Risa Kirschner of Farmington Hills wrote a book called 'Feel Better Mommy,' and she's providing copies of it for hospitals to give to children who need it now.

How Rare Are Four Leaf Clovers? And Other March Factoids

So, how rare are four leaf clovers? Turns out: pretty rare. Find out how rare and learn some other fun March facts in the March 2020 installment of What Counts.
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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.