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Let’s Go! August Guide to Southeast Michigan Fun

From hiking to roadside attractions, discover fun activities and now-open venues to safely explore with your family.


Big Book of Schools
2020-21

Browse southeast Michigan’s mega guide to public, private and charter schools, along with colleges.


Mistakes Good Parents Commonly Make

There are a few seemingly positive goofs we all make that can have a negative impact on kids.


Pink + Blue
Baby Guide 2019-20

Metro Detroit’s premier parent resource covering pregnancy, birthing, babies and toddlers.


Guide to College Planning
2019-20

Your one-stop shop for choosing, preparing for, affording, applying to and attending college.


Guide to Helping Your Aging Parents 2019-20

Details on senior housing, health, finances and more for parents in the ‘sandwich generation.’


House Cleaning Checklist
by Room

Clobber the crud and cobwebs — and tidy up the play room, kitchen, bathroom, garage and basement.


School Success Guide
for Kids

How parents can help students be successful all year long, plus awesome local school resources.


18 Ways to Improve Your Child’s Intelligence

Learn how to raise a smart kid child, from tiny tots to testy teens, with 18 indispensable tips.


Spring Fun Guide
for Families in 2020

Emerge from your cocoon with family events, shows and more in March, April and May.


Worst Household Safety Hazards for Kids

Create strong safety rules at home for kids using this guide that unlocks the top 10 hidden dangers.


Foolproof Tips to Improve Picky Eating

When a kid is food fussy, meals can be miserable. Not with these savvy tricks and simple meals!


Bucket List for Kids:
101 Things to Do

The essential activities, attractions and learning experiences every Michigan kid should try.


Top 12 Kids Illnesses and Treatments

From strep throat and colds to head lice, find out how to identify — and treat — these dirty dozen.


Monster Coloring
Book for Kids

Nine cute and quirky creatures for kids to color in, created by a metro Detroit dad and illustrator.


10 Ways to Minimize Your Flu Risk

Advice from Children’s Hospital of Michigan on keeping your family healthy this flu season.


6 Gross Things About Pregnancy

Get the answers to top pregnancy gross-out questions, from push poops to discharge overdrive.


Unique Independent Kids Stores

Tired of the chains? Shop local! Discover cool toy stores, retail and resale boutiques and more.


European Family Vacation
Travel Tips

Think a trek abroad with kids is out of the question? This guide is your passport to making it happen.


Best Family Restaurants
From A to Z

These 26 excellent eateries in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor are full of fun and yum for families.


Summer Camp Guide
for Kids

Discover the benefits of camp, pick the right one and find loads of options for Michigan kids.


Kids Birthday
Party Planner

Discover awesome kids venues, cool themes, cake ideas and more for the perfect party.


Kind Kid
Bingo Challenge

Complete at least five acts of kindness to get an official Kind Kid Certificate. Spread the love!


Nine cute and quirky creatures for kids to color in, created by a metro Detroit dad and illustrator.