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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Embracing the Family Overload of Quarantine

The dad behind the award-winning 'Viva Daddy' column talks about what his family has been doing to keep it together during quarantine.
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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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11 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.

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.
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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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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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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.
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The Ultimate At-Home Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the official start of summer but this year's festivities are going to look a bit different. Here are some tips to throwing the best at-home Memorial Day celebration.
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Theaters Offering Concessions for Pick-Up

You may not be able to see the newest flicks just yet, but you can bring the movie-going experience to your home thanks to local theaters offering concessions for pick-up.
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Local Teacher and Soon-To-Be Mom Makes Glowforge Ear Savers for Health Care Workers on...

Lakeshore High School's digital arts teacher is representing her school's Glowforge Club by donating Glowforge ear savers to local health care facilities.
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How to Properly Wear a Face Mask

Thanks to COVID-19, face masks are required pretty much everywhere you go but how do you know you're wearing it right? Check out these tips on how to properly wear a face mask.