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Home Ec 'Life Skills' Lessons – at Home

Child's school not delivering the 411 on cooking, money and other important life skills? We've got you covered in the home ec department.

Zingerman’s Granola Recipe

The Ann Arbor deli, celebrating its 33rd birthday, serves up a yummy snack.

Betti Wiggins, Executive Director, Office of Food Services at DPS

Detroit Public Schools' head lunch lady overhauls child nutrition one meal at a time for 55,000 students in the district.

Five Ways to Use Family-Fun Activities to Teach Kids

Put a smarter spin on summer fun this year with a backyard BBQ cookout, road trip, stargazing, garage sales and a nature hike.

For Mom Wendy Achatz, Life is a Bowl of 'Four Berries'

Meet the Armada mom of five who runs Achatz Pies - a southeast Michigan native who's as homespun as her baked goods.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?