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Hocking Hills, Ohio is a Family Blast for Hiking, Zip Lines

06/23/14

Hocking Hills, Ohio is a Family Blast for Hiking, Zip Lines

Southeast Michigan parents and kids to can explore caves, waterfalls, trails and some speedy thrills with awesome views of nature.

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Walled Lake Teacher Name Michigan Teacher of the Year

06/23/14

Walled Lake Teacher Name Michigan Teacher of the Year

Melody Arabo, a third-grade teacher at Keith Elementary School in Walled Lake, was named teacher of the year by the Michigan Department of Education.

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Young and Free Spokester Elizabeth 'Ebeth' Fielder

06/23/14

Young and Free Spokester Elizabeth 'Ebeth' Fielder

As the 2014 Young and Free Spokester for Michigan First Credit Union, Fielder gives teens advice about finances. Here, the Dearborn native talks about her finances, and gives advice for families, too.

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How Parents Can Prevent Rising Cyberbullying Rates

06/20/14

How Parents Can Prevent Rising Cyberbullying Rates

June 20, 2014 is the second annual Stop Cyberbullying Day. Here's a look how it affects kids, and tips from a national and southeast Michigan expert to help.

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Dessert Parfaits with Berries, Cookies and More

06/20/14

Dessert Parfaits with Berries, Cookies and More

You don't need ice cream to make a perfect parfait. Try yogurt or cottage cheese as a base for these delicious dessert ideas!

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Graduation Grad Cap Mortarboard Gift Tags

06/19/14

Graduation Grad Cap Mortarboard Gift Tags

Even if you're giving a present of hard cash, this handmade touch adds extra love for your college-bound scholar. Repurpose a toilet paper tube in the process!

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Free Pregnancy Tests Will Soon be Available at Alaska Bars

06/19/14

Free Pregnancy Tests Will Soon be Available at Alaska Bars

About 20 restaurants and bars will stock them in women's restrooms in an effort to combat the state's high fetal alcohol syndrome rates.

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Stingray Cove Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

06/17/14

Stingray Cove Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Check out the newest exhibit coming to the Michigan Science Center June 21-Aug. 31, 2014, and let your kids explore the exciting world of underwater sea creatures and habitats.

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Fourth of July Crafts: Photo Props, Fireworks Bags, More

06/17/14

Fourth of July Crafts: Photo Props, Fireworks Bags, More

It's time for some Independence Day DIY! These family fun projects fit the bill, with ideas ranging from patriotic garland to a flag-themed garden stone.

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Parents Spanking Children as a First Resort

06/17/14

Parents Spanking Children as a First Resort

No warnings for bad behavior. More parents are using corporal punishment to discipline kids for all sorts of trivial reasons, according to a new study. A local psychologist weighs in.

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