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Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

07/16/14

Dad Claims African Land, Declares Daughter is a Princess

A father from Virginia claims a patch of desert in Egypt, calls it the Kingdom of North Sudan – just so his daughter can be the princess of this region.

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Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

07/15/14

Spray-on Sunscreen Warnings for Kids: FDA Investigates Safety

Parents might want to think twice before using this alternative to lotion sunscreen as the Food and Drug Administration investigates its potential risks.

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DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

07/15/14

DIY Accessories: Puppets, Sandals, Ninja Turtles and Hoodie

If you're looking for a fun decorative summer vacation family project or two, these four blog picks will get you and your kids off to a great start.

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The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

07/15/14

The Importance of Raising Risk-Taking Children

Parents want to protect their kids from failing or getting hurt, but that's impossible. In fact, it's critical to let them take risks. Here's why – and how to raise a risk taker.

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First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

07/14/14

First Aid Tips for Summertime Injuries

From bee stings to burns, there are a number of things that can happen to your child during the summer months. Here, an expert weighs in on how to handles these injuries.

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Farmington Founders Festival Returns in Downtown Farmington

07/14/14

Farmington Founders Festival Returns in Downtown Farmington

Help this Oakland County city celebrate its fest's 50th anniversary July 18-20, 2014. It's a weekend of family movies, kids activities fireworks and more fun.

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Lyon Township Kite Festival Extravaganza

07/14/14

Lyon Township Kite Festival Extravaganza

Now with carnival rides! This family event balloons to four days, complete with crafts, music, kid events, kite building and more, running July 17-20, 2014.

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PNC Roar on the River at Elizabeth Park in Trenton

07/14/14

PNC Roar on the River at Elizabeth Park in Trenton

Kids and families enjoy a weekend of high-speed races and watercraft demonstrations when this annual event returns to Wayne County, July 18-20, 2014.

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Tips to Keep Kids Safe from Dog Bites

07/14/14

Tips to Keep Kids Safe from Dog Bites

Want to keep your child's next canine encounter calm? A southeast Michigan dog trainer weighs in on how to avoid doggy drama and provides five tips for families.

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Ann Arbor Art Fairs in Downtown Ann Arbor

07/14/14

Ann Arbor Art Fairs in Downtown Ann Arbor

The streets of downtown Ann Arbor are overflowing with art July 16-19, 2014 when this annual shebang returns for three days of family fun.

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