Metro Parent Editorial

No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas for Kids

No need to carve your pumpkin this Halloween. Here are four fun no-carve pumpkin ideas to try with your kids.

Free Kid-Friendly Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Searching for free things to do in southeast Michigan? Find great budget-friendly family fun in Livingston, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

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.

Historical Attractions in Southeast Michigan

These Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne County historical spots are the perfect setting for families to learn and play together.

Family Fall Fun in Macomb County

Fall doesn't mean that the family fun has to stop. In fact, there are tons of fall activities and events happening in Macomb County this year.

Halloween Trunk or Treat Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Find a unique, safe and fun trick-or-treating experience at these 2021 trunk-or-treat events.

Pumpkin Patches in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Are you looking for the perfect pumpkin to adorn your home this fall? Check out these pumpkin patches in Detroit and Ann Arbor for great gourds and seasonal fun.

Free Coloring Pages for Kids of All Ages

Kids can get colorful and creative with these fun and free coloring pages for kids, which include friendly monsters, Detroit Tigers, Disney characters and more.

Hayrides and Haunted Houses in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Take tykes for mini frights or have terrifying fun with your teens this Halloween. Find haunted houses in Detroit, Ann Arbor and other cities in southeast Michigan.

2021 Flu Season Recommendations for Kids

This year's flu season is likely going to be worse than last year. Find the latest flu season recommendations for kids.

It’s Never Too Late to Start Saving for College

When should you start saving for college? While it's true that earlier is ideal, it's not always reality. Learn how to gain ground with an MET or MESP account.
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