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7 Activity Boxes Offered by Small Businesses in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Support local — and teach your kids a little something new — with these seven activity boxes offered by small businesses in our area.
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10 Virtual Races to Start Your Summer 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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What Parents Need to Know About Coronavirus in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Does COVID-19 have you feeling confused and helpless? Take control by learning everything that parents need to know about coronavirus in Detroit and beyond with this handy roundup.

23 Online Learning Resources for Kids

Trying to keep your kid educationally engaged during the COVID-19 crisis? Here are 23 online learning resources for kids to enjoy from the comfort of home.

Ferndale Mom Organizes DIY Face Masks for Metro Detroit Hospitals

Inspired by a friend in health care, mom of three Janie Hamilton has become a coordinator for a big DIY face mask effort that's created 7,000 masks and counting.
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How to Teach Kids About Cleanliness

Teaching kids about cleanliness goes beyond proper hand washing techniques. Here are some tips to help your kids become masters of clean.
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Things You Can Still Do During Michigan’s ‘Stay At Home’ Order

Michigan's "stay at home" order has been extended to June 12 but some restrictions have been lifted. Here's a breakdown on what you can do outside of your home.
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Daily Picks for Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Families At Home: June 1-5

Looking for something fun to do from home this week? We've got a list of daily picks for your family to try while under the Stay Home, Stay Safe order.
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Photography for Beginners: Teaching Kids the Basics

Children are prime students when it comes to cameras. Here's a class on photography for beginners so parents can guide them in capturing memories for all seasons.
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What is Hell’s Itch and How You Can Treat It?

'Hell's itch' happens exactly two days after a sunburn. Find out more about it here.
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Watch This, Do That: The Sound of Music

Pair this beloved family flick with some activities inspired by its themes with the Watch This, Do That: The Sound of Music edition.
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Memorial Day Carryout Options in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Not feeling the backyard cookout this year? Take advantage of these Memorial Day carry-out options from five southeast Michigan eateries.