Kim Kovelle

Sick Day Survival: Tips for Soothing Your Sick Child

Cold or flu got the kids home from school? Local parents share sick day survival tips with these seven ways to add a little TLC to a day or two at home.

Civil Rights Hero Claudette Colvin, Leap Year Facts and More

February is the month of love, football and, of course, black history. Get information on Civil Rights hero Claudette Colvin, Super Bowl stats and more fun February facts.

Big Events in 2020, Bubble Wrap, Thesaurus Fun and More

Learn some interesting January facts, New Year stats and details on some big events in 2020 in this edition of Metro Parent's 'What Counts.'

Winter Fun from January to March in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Whether your family loves shows, exhibits and laser tag or skiing, hiking and looking at ice sculptures outdoors, kick off 2020 with some these ideas for winter fun from January to March.

How to Make Lip Balm with the Digital Divas

Mind your "beeswax" and create your own custom-colored and scented lip balm – just like the Digital Divas.

How to Build a Bridge with Digital Dudes

Got K'NEX construction toys? The Digital Dudes made strong, lightweight bridges with them. Here's how you can, too.

Detroit Lions Birthday Party Extravaganza

This Detroit Lions birthday party celebration for a local 10-year-old was a touchdown success, complete with a first-time trip to Ford Field.

Store Bought Holiday Cookies in Metro Detroit

Holidays are hectic, and baking cookies may not top your to-do list. If you opt for store-bought holiday cookies, though, boost your spirits with these showstoppers.

Facts About Ice Crystals, the New Year’s Eve Ball, Fruitcake and More

Want some fun winter facts to impress your friends? We've got you covered with the number of ice crystals that fall from the sky, the year of the first NYE ball drop and more.

5 Thanksgiving Meal Ideas and Food Tips Parents Have to Try

Try these handy Thanksgiving meal ideas, tips and tricks at this year's family gathering to nix brown apples, fill tummies with seasonal snacks and more.

November Festivals in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Thanksgiving is coming up! Kick off the 2019 holiday season with one of these awesome November festivals in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Skin Cells Stats, Veterans Day, Cyber Monday and More

November is National Healthy Skin Month! Celebrate it by learning the exact number of skin cells you have – and other fun November facts.
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