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Free-Range Parenting, Michael Symon Burger, Fireworks in Michigan and More

From kids bedroom decorating ideas to Mount Clemens fireworks and a recipe from B Spot Rochester Hills, the June 2015 Metro Parent delivers tons of fun.

Conversation Topics for Kids, The Rocket Ferndale Spring Toys, Special Needs Therapy

Plus metro Detroit events from the Fox Theatre Detroit to FestiFools in Ann Arbor, answers to 'where are daycares near me?' and more in our April 2015 issue.

Education Advice for Parents, Places to Visit in Detroit in Winter, Good Volunteer Opportunities for Kids and More

Learn about how to make a robot valentine box, cool winter festivals in Michigan and the perils of teens sexting in the February 2015 issue of Metro Parent.
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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?