Kristen J. Gough

Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child’s Half Birthday

Here are five reasons to consider throwing a child's half birthday shindig.

Coolest Caves in the Midwest for Michigan Families to Visit

These caves in the Midwest are great vacation destinations that give local parents and kids a truly underground family experience!

French Fries Recipes

Wondering how to make French fries at home? These six recipes will help you make big batches in no time.

How to Properly Shave: Tips for Tweens and Teens

Kids facing a hairy situation? Here is some advice for boys and girls on how to properly shave when they're ready to tackle razors.

Best Picnic Areas in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Grab your picnic basket of snacks and head out to one of the best picnic areas in metro Detroit including Belle Isle, Addison Oaks and more.

Diving 101: Teaching Kids How to Dive Into a Pool

Is your child ready to tackle the headfirst water-splash this summer?

Children’s Vitamins: Are They Really Necessary?

One-third of U.S. children take nutritional supplements – but whether they need to is another question. Get yourself educated on children's vitamins.

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Teachers from Kids

Heartfelt gift ideas for that special teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Cinco de Mayo Dessert Ideas and Recipes

It's time to party with these Cinco de Mayo desserts, which include vanilla flan, paletas, Mexican hot chocolate cookies and more!

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes

Get creative with this classic kid-favorite by trying these delicious grilled cheese sandwich recipess, including avocado and jalepeño and apple cinnamon swirl!
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3 Metro Detroit Kids Featured in New Book Series

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