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Backpack Buying Guide: How to Find the Best Backpacks for School

With choices galore, how can you help your little guy or girl pick the best backpack? Consider these backpack buying tips.

Summer Education for Kids: Fun Learning in Everyday Activities

Skip pricey enrichment programs and keep your child's mind engaged and growing with opportunities that lay groundwork for benefits and foster development.

Sneaking School into Summer

Here are 10 ways to ensure your children keep their smarts while they're on vacation.

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.

Cinnamon Rolls

This family favorite recipe mixes walnuts and fast, foolproof bread for 16 perfect, pillowy rolls!

Potato Salad Recipes for Memorial Day Picnics and Parties

Looking to jazz up your version of this family favorite? Try out these five tasty potato salad recipes for the ultimate summer side dish.

Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Get ready for some winter fun! Bring everyone to downtown Detroit for the annual Quicken Loans Winter Blast Weekend, Feb. 7-9, 2020.

Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak

Coats on and claws out because winter is best experienced wild. Check out family-friendly fun on Jan. 18 and Feb. 1, 2020, during Wild Winter at the Detroit Zoo.

Noel Night in Midtown Detroit

Treat yourself to a night filled with cheer and the holiday spirit at the 47th annual Noel Night on Dec. 7, 2019, in Detroit's Midtown district.

Art Birmingham Festival in Shain Park

This art-filled, family-friendly event is back May 11-12, 2019, at Shain Park in Birmingham with an array of paintings, ceramics, photography and much more.

Great Lakes Mega Meet Scrapbook Convention in Novi

On May 9-11, 2019, attend classes, buy scrapbooking materials and spend time with friends at the annual Great Lakes Mega Meet at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.

Michigan International Women’s Show at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi

Swing by the Michigan International Women's Show May 2-5, 2019, for art, fashion and special celebrity appearances.
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