Metro Parent Editorial

Tips to Celebrate Holi at Home

Thanks to COVID-19, the Festival of Colors in your community may be off but you can still partake in the Hindu celebration of spring at home with these fun ideas.

12 Must-Read Books for Kids

An expert with the Macomb County Intermediate School District explains why reading is important for kids. Plus, get a list of must-read books from the Great Lakes, Great Book Awards.

Michigan’s Safest School Districts

Want to know if your child's school ranks among Michigan's safest school districts? Take a look at Niche's data analysis for Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Best Outdoor and Nature Overnight Summer Camps in Michigan

From overnight summer camps in Michigan and outdoor immersion programs for teens to day camps for tykes, discover top options that span the state.

25 Mom Influencers That You Need to Follow

Parenting is different for all of us. Take a look at the way some parents are handline #momlife by following some of these mom influencers.

Green St. Paddy’s Day Treats Offered in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day on March 17, 2021, and support local metro Detroit and Ann Arbor small businesses with these green St. Paddy's Day treats.

Recipe for Apple and Cherry Mini Pies for Pi Day

Serve up a yummy slice of math on March 14. That’s officially Pi Day (3/14 – aka 3.14159 … )! Celebrate with these apple- and cherry- flavored mini pies for Pi Day.

The Ultimate At-Home St. Patrick’s Day Guide

Celebrating St. Paddy's Day at home this year? This guide has you covered with all kinds of Irish-themed fun from food, to activities, crafts and more.

Premier Selfie Museum Opens in Southfield

Three businesswomen are focused on giving people joy during the pandemic in new event space, The Pose Experience.

Asperger’s Syndrome Support for Parents

Have a child with autism? Here are resources and Asperger's support groups for parents to help, both online and in southeast Michigan.

Feminist Books You Can Read with Kids

Celebrate women during Women's History Month and beyond with these 16 feminist books for babies, early readers, elementary-aged kids, tweens and teens.

Reading Rocks: A Kids Literacy Fun Guide for Parents

Story book trails and more: Have fun with kids literacy with the Reading Rocks guide, sponsored by Wayne County Community College District!
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