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Eating Green for the New Year in Metro Detroit

01/02/15

Eating Green for the New Year in Metro Detroit

Four places in metro Detroit to start your year off on a healthy step.

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Comedian Bill Cosby Under Fire: From Hero to Zero

01/02/15

Comedian Bill Cosby Under Fire: From Hero to Zero

A trailblazer for African-Americans in TV is reduced to a public punching bag. Entertainment writer Jim McFarlin examines the Black community backlash.

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Play-Doh Gets Heat for Phallic-Looking Toy in Cake Play Set

01/02/15

Play-Doh Gets Heat for Phallic-Looking Toy in Cake Play Set

Some kids and parents got an unwelcome Christmas surprise in the Play-Doh Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain Playset, putting Hasbro in damage control mode.

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Family Food Trends for 2015

01/02/15

Family Food Trends for 2015

Just like fashion, food has its own trends! So what's hot this year? Here are a few things to look for in the culinary world.

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Book Reviews: Craft Fail, Rag Dolls and Wool Sewing Projects

01/01/15

Book Reviews: Craft Fail, Rag Dolls and Wool Sewing Projects

Looking to start your new year with awesome family crafts? These three titles show how to make heirloom toys, simple wool decor – and that mistakes are OK, too!

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Utah Mom Calls for Blinders on Racy Magazines

12/30/14

Utah Mom Calls for Blinders on Racy Magazines

A mom from Sandy, Utah asked city council to shield kids from "inappropriate" magazine content. Is she a concerned parent or is she overreacting?

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Cool Simple Craft Ideas to Have On Hand for Little Guests

12/30/14

Cool Simple Craft Ideas to Have On Hand for Little Guests

Looking for some fun, simple New Year's crafts for kids? Whether you've got spare mint tins or wooden spoons, these activities will fill the time till midnight.

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Win a 'The Book of Life' Prize Pack

12/29/14

Win a 'The Book of Life' Prize Pack

The movie 'The Book of Life' is coming out on Blu-ray and DVD soon! Celebrate this film with a special prize pack, including stencils, stationery and the Blu-ray, too! Enter by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Meet Zevesh, Metro Parent January 2015 CoverKid – VIDEO

12/29/14

Meet Zevesh, Metro Parent January 2015 CoverKid – VIDEO

Campbell's Soup kid, step aside! This adorable Ann Arbor 3-year-old has personality to spare and perfectly captured our winter soup recipe story.

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Advantages of Homeschooling: Why It Could Work for Your Kids

12/29/14

Advantages of Homeschooling: Why It Could Work for Your Kids

Have you found yourself wondering, 'Should I homeschool my child?' Get the facts about homeschooling and why it works for these southeast Michigan families.

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