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Autumn Colors and More: Fall Fun at Stony Creek Metropark

In Shelby Township, find lots of family fall fun at Stony Creek Metropark – a prime location to see the leaves change color and enjoy outdoor autumn activities.
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COVID-19 Help From the Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor YMCAs

The YMCA is adopting and offering a variety of family resources and events in southeast Michigan. Find out what your local YMCA offers in October 2020.
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Michigan Named a Best Place to Travel (Here’s Where to Go)

We already know our state is great, and after being named a best place to travel by two separate entities, we decided to find five of the best Michigan destinations for families.
A statue of a T-rex in the forest from the Detroit Zoo

The Ultimate Guide to Dinosaur Spots in the Midwest

The real things may be long gone but you can still check out creatures that ruled the world millions of years ago at these dinosaur spots in the Midwest.
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Hello Kitty Café and Barbie Pop-Up Trucks Coming to Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi

Barbie and Hello Kitty make a stop in Novi for a mobile pop-up experience that features collectibles, apparel and much more on Sept. 26, 2020.
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How a Parent’s Daily Attitude Affects Kids

Your kids notice your day-to-day attitude, whether you want them to or not. Find out how a parent's daily attitude affects kids and how to have a better outlook.
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What are Lawnmower Parents, and How Can They Cut Back?

Protecting your kids is priority No. 1. But what if that goes to the extreme? Learn about the so-called lawnmower parents – and what to do if you're one.
Young boy looks sad while reading

The Potential Emotional Negative Effects of Too Much Homework

Over three hours can stress kids out, trigger health issues and more, a study says. Here's a metro Detroit teacher's view on the negative effects of too much homework.
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Gifts for Tweens and Middle Schoolers They’ll Actually Like

Wondering what to buy a tween for his or her birthday or another occasion? Make a big impression with these trendy gifts for tweens.
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9 Ways to Get Kids Involved in Election Season

Voting is an important piece of our democracy. Teach kids this lesson with these nine fun ways to get kids involved in elections season in 2020 and beyond.
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12 Virtual Races to Add To Your Running Routine

5K, 10K and marathon races are on pause in 2020 but you can still get your fill of running fun at one of these virtual races put on by both local and national groups.
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Pumpkin Patches in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Are you looking for the perfect pumpkin to adorn your home this fall? Check out these pumpkin patches in Detroit and Ann Arbor for great gourds and seasonal fun.