Samantha Morton

Preparing for Your Child’s First Sleepover

Is it time for your child's first sleepover? Here's how parents can determine when a kid is ready – and ease some of the anxiety that comes along with this rite of passage.

The Deal on Why Teens Steal

For all the ethics lessons parents try to pass on, even seemingly 'good' kids steal. Is your child an offender? Find out why teens steal and what you can do to stop it.

Homework Help Websites

How about some foreign language assistance? Here are some surefire online guides that hunt down the answers parents and kids need when assignments get tough.

The 12-Step Program: How It Helps Families Dealing With Addiction

How the road to recovery works for families who are battling alcoholism, drug abuse or other addictions.

Slot Cars Fun at Lightning Speedway

Got kids who love racing mini motorized autos – or are curious about the hobby? This southeast Michigan hotspot is the family place to learn!

Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak Has Family Fun All Year Long

With tons of events for kids, state-of-the-art exhibits, 4-D films and, of course, loads of animals, from giraffes to polar bears, zoo has something for everyone.

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum – VIDEO

Totally designed for kids, this Washtenaw County favorite family spot celebrates science, math and technology in inventive, awesome fun ways.

Rainy Day Hobbies Shop in Ferndale

Rain or shine, kids and parents will love this creative family store that's an Oakland County destination for model trains, planes, cars and more!

Connie’s Children’s Shop in St. Clair Shores

This Macomb County kids clothing store has loads of brand names and rare finds and fits for boys and girls - from outfits to shoes to accessories.

Fridge Makeover Healthy Grocery Trip

The Kathan family won Metro Parent's contest - and picked up free healthy food from Hiller's Market in Plymouth. Check out their trip!

Kid-Friendly Classic Books

Want to build a bookworm? Here are six books, for kids from babies to tweens, to make reading enjoyable.
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Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Go green with these fun Earth Day crafts for kids – including a stained glass planet, recycled bird feeder, tissue paper globe 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.

Hellenic Museum of Michigan Reopens with New Exhibit

Explore artwork by artists of Greek heritage at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan's latest exhibit, The Hellenic Art Exhibition, on display through July 25, 2021.

Watch This, Do That: The Lego Movie

Teach your kids to embrace what makes them special with the latest installment of our Watch This, Do That series: The Lego Movie.