Metro Parent Editorial

Four Great Adventure Spots for Kids

Is your child the fearless type? They'll find the adventure that they love at these four spots in or near Southeast Michigan.

Unique Summer Festivals for Michigan Families

Festivals are back in 2021. Here are 10 local options that put a twist on the traditional fairs that families love.

UV Light Experiment for Kids

Explore the science of UV light with this experiment from The Kitchen Pantry Scientist: Chemistry for Kids.

Outdoor Family Destinations in Detroit

A Detroit mom of three offers her favorite outdoor spots in Detroit to explore with her kids.

Public Swimming Pools in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Keep cool and dive into one of these public swimming pools in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor in summer 2021.

In Real Life: Marisa Kimmel

Get to know Marisa Kimmel, the mommy influencer @marisakimmel

My Mantra: Pick My Battles

Catherine Amano of Sterling Heights talks about the mantra that she raises her kids by and how 'pick your battles' helps keep her going when parenting gets tough.

Black-Owned Businesses in Metro Detroit

The worldwide support for the Black Lives Matter movement may have families wondering how they can help. You can start by supporting these Black-owned businesses in Detroit.

Celebrating Juneteenth With Kids

Juneteenth — aka Freedom Day — falls on June 19 and celebrates the abolition of slavery in America. Here are some ways you can celebrate Juneteenth with kids.

Family Bike Trails in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Get the family moving and pedal your way to a healthier lifestyle in the great outdoors.
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