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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!

Diving 101: Teaching Kids How to Dive Into a Pool

Is your child ready to tackle the headfirst water-splash this summer? Here are some tips and advice on how parents can go about teaching kids how to dive.

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.

10 Things I Learned While Trying to Conceive

Battling infertility issues to get pregnant is a test of emotional endurance. Here's what I learned as I worked toward having a baby.

North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Families can check out the 31st annual North American International Auto Show at Cobo Center in Detroit, Jan. 19-27, 2019.
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Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

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.