Education

Gimme, Gimme!: Back to School Backpack Roundup

Whether they're in preschool or high school, kids can't live without a backpack! Here are three of our faves.

Old School Photos Gallery

Flip through this gallery of southeast Michigan moms and dads from back in the day.

School Volunteer Cheat Sheet

Interested in jumping in the classroom but not sure how to start? This school volunteer cheat sheet has advice and tips to help parents.

Love & Hate: I Hate Summer Homework

I think it's important to keep kids' brains nimble and all, but getting them to do summer work is nearly impossible!

Sneaking School into Summer

Here are 10 ways to ensure your children keep their smarts while they're on vacation.

Ages 8-12: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Two southeast Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems.

Ages 3-7: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Little kids ready to hit the vacation books? Two southeast Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems.

Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

We asked two southeast Michigan libraries for the best in tomes for children ages 3 to 17. See the top picks!

School Picture Time

Get the most out of your kids' class photo - from prepping for a better shot to capturing personality - from some metro Detroit photographers.

I Hate Being Room Mom

Oh why oh why did I sign up for this role, when I knew it was completely incompatible with my personality and skills? Guilt made me do it!

I Hate School Science Projects Involving Animals

I really do love animals. But my kids keeping bugs at home? Not so much. Dissections? Help!

I Hate School Writing Projects

Well, I don't hate the projects, just all that family-secret disclosure going on! But, I know. Seriously ... who am I to complain?
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