In 2021, we seemed to have a better grip on the COVID-19 pandemic with vaccines, metro Detroit and Ann Arbor attractions reopening once again and helping our kids fully adjust from remote learning to in-person learning.
And yes, parents are still facing challenging obstacles, but at Metro Parent, we’re here to provide the best resources for your family. Not to mention, a lot of great things happened this year. Here are Metro Parent’s most-read stories of 2021.
For parents with picky eaters, mealtimes can sometimes be a hassle. Why not make meals more fun with them? We’ve rounded up some great ideas involving awesome meal plates and utensils.
Dinosaur attractions are actually easy to find in the Midwest! You can learn about the prehistoric creatures in these dino-mite spots in Michigan and beyond.
Kids of the ’80s will love nothing more than to revisit some of these classic movies with their own kids. Movies include “The Goonies,” “The Princess Bride,” “The Land Before Time” and more.
Mom influencers give us an inside look at their parenting lives. It’s great to hear from them firsthand on any advice or ideas they’ve tried with their kids. We’ve rounded up our favorite mom influencers in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.
If you have a divorced parent friend in your life (or are divorced yourself), these are some things to understand from that perspective. And a few things to be more mindful about, especially if they’re currently going through a divorce.
We all love to get out with the kids — especially when it involves the great outdoors! Families who like to take advantage of great weather love these outdoor attractions.
For families looking for outings for a child with special needs, we’ve rounded up some local businesses that provide sensory-friendly options.
TikTok is not only teens! Parents have gotten lots of entertainment from the app. Here are some of our favorite Michigan parents to watch on the social media app.
It’s hard to believe that Squid Game was such a cultural phenomenal only a few months ago. We shared a post to explain this Netflix show and how it isn’t exactly kid-friendly.
We know parenting has changed so much since the start of the pandemic. Adaptive parenting is a great technique to try as we reflect on the lessons we’ve learned over the past two years.
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