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At the very moment that I'm typing this, Lauren and Kelly, two of our designers, are busily creating all sorts of magazine magic. Lauren's...

How to Make Basket and Wallet Crafts out of Cartons

Tetra Pak packaging is great material for a family DIY project kids will love. Get recycling and make a spring inspired woven basket or cool change purse.

Make a 'School Cone' for Back to School – VIDEO

September bells are ringing. Take the edge off your kid's first back to class with this DIY package of goodies that's a simple craft parents can make.

Recipes That Sneak Vegetables into Family Meals

Getting the kids to eat healthier meals isn't always easy, so why not hide the nutrition? We've got six kid-friendly ideas for parents!

Meet Kenyon, Metro Parent July 2013 CoverKid – VIDEO

He wears a broken arm well, but this 8-year-old Belleville boy's real talent is busting amazing dance moves! Check it out in our fun Q&A.

Tween Stars Live Concert at Freedom Hill Amphitheatre in Sterling Heights

Take your kid to see the stars of their favorite Disney and Nickelodeon shows all together for one epic night of fun on July 27, 2013.

Meet Madison, Metro Parent June 2013 CoverKid and Grand Prize Winner...

This Macomb Township tween, 12, is top winner for our contest with MESP! Get to know this aspiring soccer star and model in a behind-the-scenes Q&A.

Craft Roundup: Little Projects for the Family

DIY doesn't always shave to be a giant project - or mess. This week, we serve up chalk pastel hearts, small signs for teacher, printable paper bags and a nifty T-shirt idea.

Greeting Envelopes for 2013

Welcome the New Year by sending out a few holiday thank-you cards - or simply a little 2013 hello - with this DIY no-sew project you can create with the kids.

Christmas Dinner Recipes for the Family

To make your holiday meal special, try something new this year with one of these decadent recipes.

OPINION: School Shooting Prompts Concern about Michigan's Gun Laws

As Newtown, Conn. mourns the mass murder of 20 kids and seven adults by an assailant with an assault rifle, a local mom wonders how we got here and worries about potential legislation that could make this sort of massacre easier in Michigan.

How to Make DIY Straw Puppets

A little impromptu performance is a perfect way to stoke kids' imaginations during the vacation months. Discover how easy this craft project is to create!