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Guide to Adopting a Child Outside of the U.S.

Find out the typical process for adoption from a foreign country including most common countries, requirements, waiting time and what to expect.

5 Best Pets for Children with Allergies

Fish are popular choices, but there are also certain dogs for children with allergies. Get the details here.

Annie at the Fox Theatre in Detroit

The Grammy and Tony Award-winning musical stops by Detroit for two days only, Feb. 17-18, 2017. Catch it live with the family!

How to Pick a Pet for Your Family

Whether you're thinking cat or dog, here is some advice on choosing a pet that complements the kids and parents already in your home.

It’s Play Time with Playworks Michigan

This nonprofit organization is changing recess with games that boost a child's social and emotional learning.

It's Play Time with Playworks Michigan

This nonprofit organization is changing recess with games that boost a child's social and emotional learning.

5 Things to Avoid Saying to Adoptive Parents

Questions about infertility and 'real parents' are definite no-nos, says this mom of an adopted daughter. Get her two cents on not what to say.

It’s Never Too Late to Pick up a New Hobby

Lament not pursuing a long-shelved hobby? Here's how to harness your inner child, learn something new as a grown-up and teach your kids something, too.

Encouraging Words for Kids in School

Consider saying these words of encouragement for kids from local educators and psychologists in southeast Michigan before the school year starts.

Depression After Adoption: Why It Happens and How to Cope

Post adoption, depression can set in for many. Local therapists who work with adoptive families address what can cause it and what you can do to treat it.

Adopting an Older Child in Southeast Michigan

From application to acclimation, the adoption process is complex. But these local parents are committed to giving kids a chance at a loving home.

How Much Does it Cost to Adopt a Child?

One local family offers details for those curious about the cost of adopting a child or wondering where to look for adoption assistance.
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What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.