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Dealing With Back-to-School Anxiety

A new study says talking about it with your kids helps soothe September jitters. Plus, discover five tips for addressing back-to-school anxiety.

A Teacher’s Perspective on Going Back-to-School During the Pandemic

A local teacher who works with preschoolers from low income families shares her thoughts on reopening our schools during the coronavirus pandemic.

Gov. Whitmer Announces Return-to-School Roadmap for 2020

On June 30, Gov. Whitmer unveiled a 63-page report outlining the safety protocols for back-to-school in 2020. Here's a breakdown of the Return-to-School Roadmap.

What Going Back to School Might Look Like This Fall

Wondering what the heck going back to school will look like this year? Several southeast Michigan schools have draft plans already in place. Here's a breakdown of those plans.

Model Mom Poses Kids for Funny Back-to-School Pictures

Leslie Ann Brooks is by no means camera shy and when her kids head back to school, she sets up the most fun photo shoots to remember the moment.

Back-to-School Event Ideas for Kids, Friends and Parents

Prepping the kids for a fresh year doesn't have to be a chore. Try our back-to-school event ideas for tips on building excitement, and avoiding groans, in the fall.

Creative Lunch Ideas for School

So long, sandwiches. Snazzy meals help beat those back-to-school woes. Try these creative lunch ideas for school.

Should School Start Before Labor Day?

With a record number of Michigan schools starting before the holiday weekend, many families are adjusting to a shortened summer break and wondering 'should school start before Labor Day?'

How to Get the Best Prices on School Supplies and Save Money

Want to snag the best prices on school supplies? Here's some back-to-school shopping advice from a metro Detroit high school teacher.

Back-to-School Music Playlist

Get your tweens and teens excited for the beginning of the school year with our song ideas for a back-to-school playlist.

The Complete Back-to-School Checklist for Parents

From registration to school supplies, and everything in between, here's a back-to-school checklist to help parents keep track of what they need to do before school starts.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

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.