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10 Reasons to Send a Kid to Camp

What benefits will your kid enjoy away from home this summer? Parents and camp leaders let parents know why it's worth the money.

A Popular Refrain

This month marks 10 years that I've been the editor of Metro Parent. 10 years! And this, dear reader, is my 119th editor's letter....

Classic Kids Camps: Getting Back in Touch with Nature

Overnight camps battle encroaching technology and overly-connected parents to offer experiences in nature - and building independence.
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A Must Try Recipe

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?