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10 Top Summer Day Trips in Michigan for Families

There's family-friendly adventure waiting for you within a few hours of home. Searching for ideas for day trips in Michigan? Take a look at these suggestions.

The Best Road Trip Songs to Add to Your Family’s Playlist

Here are some of the best road trip songs to add to your family's queue before you head out on your next summer adventure.

Cool Minivans: The Best Minivans on the Market

These four models are tops when it comes to features families will love. Which one is your favorite?

Angry Dad Loses His Cool on U.S. Highway

A son records his Australian dad having flare-ups on their family road trip – and the video has gone viral. Was it funny?

Kids and Map Reading: Why It’s Not a Lost Art

Despite growing up in the age of GPS, knowing how to read a map is still important for kids to learn. Find out why and get some ideas on how to help.

I Spy Craft: Make 'I Spy' Jars

Create this I Spy craft with your kids so they can go on the hunt for mini toys at home, on trips and more.

Science Advice, Activities, Books and More for Toddlers

Spark your preschool child's natural love of science with some fun age-appropriate activities, fantastic books and even a recipe for elephant toothpaste!

Meet Lorelei, 2014 CoverKid Grand Prize Winner – VIDEO

This Rochester Hills 5-year-old scored a spot on the cover of Metro Parent's June issue, plus $1,529 in an MESP savings account to help with college.

Five Ways to Use Family-Fun Activities to Teach Kids

Put a smarter spin on summer fun this year with a backyard BBQ cookout, road trip, stargazing, garage sales and a nature hike.

Driving America Exhibit at The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn unveils its remodeled auto collection in this dazzling new permanent exhibit, which opens shop Jan. 29, 2012.

Gimme, Gimme!: Slooooks!: Family Game to Go

Scavenger hunt meets 'I Spy' in this cool award-winning travel (or play anywhere!) game by a mom from Grosse Pointe Park.

Baby on Board: Car Trip Survival

Want to keep those cries and fusses at bay? Here are four things every parent needs in the car to keep an infant happy.
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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.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

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.