Coronavirus Help

Discover important coronavirus tips, resources and support — plus fun things for families to do, from virtual events to movie lists to crafts and science experiments, while at home. It’s all tailored for parents here in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

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Making Kids Feel Safe When The World Feels Scary

The world isn't always sunshine and rainbows. Sometimes it can feel like a really scary place, especially for kids. Here are some lessons we can teach our kids to help them feel safe when the world feels scary.
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No-Stress Ways to Help Your Preschooler Right Now

Three simple ways to engage with your little one, shared by Kellye Wood, director of early childhood with Oakland Schools.
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The COVID Generation: What Happens When COVID Passes and Life Gets Back to Normal

Get insight on the losses and lessons of the past 10+ months and what happens when life one day gets back to 'normal.' Hint: It's not all bad.
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Practicing Important Social Skills During Social Distancing

Staying safe at home means your child with autism could lose vital social skills. An expert at Gateway Pediatric Therapy shares tips for stemming the loss.

18 Free Online Workouts To Keep Your Family Energized

Families looking to keep their families active during the COVID-19 lockdowns and beyond can do so with these free online workouts.
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10 Zoom Backgrounds by Southeast Michigan Spots

Bored with your virtual meetings? Add a little flair to your next Zoom call with these Zoom backgrounds by Southeast Michigan spots.
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11 Children’s Books About Coronavirus

It's hard enough to talk to an adult about the pandemic, let alone a child, but these 11 books about coronavirus can help you start the conversation.
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Carry Out Options for the Holidays

Wondering what to eat for Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, but don’t feel like cooking? We’ve got you covered with these holiday carryout options.
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Your At-Home Christmas Guide

Christmas is fast approaching and things are going to look different this year but you can still celebrate in big ways with the crafts, recipes and activities ideas in this at-home Christmas guide.
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Your At-Home Kwanzaa Guide

Kwanzaa runs Dec. 26, 2020-Jan. 1, 2021 and if you're looking for some fun and unique ways to celebrate, this at-home Kwanzaa guide has you covered with recipes, crafts and more.

Your At-Home Hanukkah Guide

Hanukkah celebrations are going to look different this year as families stay home and safe, but you can still make the most of it with the crafts, recipes and events in our at-home Hanukkah Guide.

Download a Free Monster Coloring Book for Kids

Never fear. The quirky creatures in this free monster coloring book are here to brighten your day! Get this download by Ferndale dad/illustrator Brent Mosser and learn about his newest book.