January Quick Links

Did you pick up the January 2019 issue of Metro Parent magazine? Here are the links we promised you could find on our website! Check them out and don’t forget to read the full issue, which is live now.

helping kids manage post holiday blues Post-Holiday Blues 

After the hubbub of the holidays, the abrupt transition of back-to-school can be rough for kids. Here’s how to help them manage.

 

 

 

 

hottest baby name trends of 2018Baby Name Trends in ’18 

From Fortnite to foods, discover what baby name fads were on-trend this past year – and which monikers were plain-old most popular.

 

 

 

 

contests for januaryContests: Win Cool Stuff 

Click here for a crack at family products and events. Find this page after January? Click anyway. We’ve always got goods up for grabs.

 

 

 

 

Winter Fun Guide 

Pack your family’s calendar and send cabin fever packing with our guide that’s got it all covered, from winter sports to festive fun.

 

 

 

 

yes parents should make new years resolutionsCheers for Resolutions 

Are New Year’s resolutions worth the effort? A Clinton Township mom argues that yes, they are – and gives four ways to make them realistic.

 

 

 

 

no parents should not make new years resolutions Skip the Resolutions 

Go the distances and pace yourself instead of piling on the pressure, argues a mom of three and former Detroiter. Here’s her take on New Year’s resolutions.

 

 

 

 

how to have a strong family bond Building a Strong Bond

Creating a sturdy base for your family isn’t rocket science. Here are four core tips to follow if you want to strengthen your ties.

 

 

 

 

tips to create a good home workout Home Workout Tips 

If you’re focused on getting in a sustainable workout at home, follow these seven tips designed to help busy moms (and dads) make it work.

 

 

 

 

winter fun january to march January to March 

Winter is here. Find even more family fun around metro Detroit and Ann Arbor in our roundup of 13 local quintessential family musts.

 

 

 

 

date night ideas for parentsDate Night Ideas 

It’s time to book the sitter and head out on the town. Here are our suggestions for a little “couples time” around metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

 

 

 

 

snowman craft idea for kidsSnowman Craft Ideas

Make the sort of snowmen that never melt with these four crafty fun ideas that use foam, felt, construction paper and paper plates.

 

 

 

 

family fun things to do this weekend What to Do This Weekend 

All the top family events, all over southeast Michigan: It’s all covered, all the time, all for you, whatever the season or weather.

 

 

 

 

skiing and snowboarding in Michigan Skiing and Snowboarding 

Whether there’s snow or not, these Michigan winter sports destinations serve up the white stuff and plenty of family fun.