Metro Parent Editorial

Enjoy Summer and Keep Your Whole Family Safe

This year, we truly deserve to have a great summer, so remember to play it safe with your kids around fireworks, grills, campfires and anything hot.

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Picture Perfect Flower Fields to Visit in Michigan

Flower fields make for the perfect socially-distant spot to snap an Insta-worthy family pic. Check out these local spots including sunflowers, lavender and more.

Detroit Zoo Searching for Kid Mayor of Amphibiville

Applicants must write a 100-word essay for the Detroit Zoological Society and submit it by April 30, 2021.

How to Celebrate Ramadan at Home with Kids

Looking for fun ways to celebrate Ramadan from home this year? Check out this list of virtual events and at-home activities geared toward the Muslim holiday.

Teen Privacy: The Closed-Door Policy

Somewhere around age 12, kids start locking their bedroom doors. Decide where you'll draw the line on tween and teen privacy.

Mall Easter Bunny Pictures in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Nothing says spring like some mall Easter Bunny pictures and a special visit! Hop to a mall in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties for a photo op with him in 2021.
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