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How Art Fairs Can Boost Art Appreciation in Kids

06/24/14

How Art Fairs Can Boost Art Appreciation in Kids

These summer staples aren't just for artsy adults. From kid craft areas to exposure to new media and chats with artists, children learn plenty in the tents.

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Water Parks, Spray Grounds, Public Pools in Southeast Michigan

06/24/14

Water Parks, Spray Grounds, Public Pools in Southeast Michigan

Water slides, lazy rivers and more: These family spots offer summer 2014 fun for parents and kids in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

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Red, White and Blue Party Crafty Decor Ideas

06/24/14

Red, White and Blue Party Crafty Decor Ideas

Throwing an Independence Day family bash? Jazz things up with confetti sticks, Fourth of July wants, patriotic poppers and silverware holders with DIY ideas.

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Clawson Fourth of July Celebration

06/23/14

Clawson Fourth of July Celebration

Put on your red, white and blue! This community blowout is returning to Clawson City Park June 25-July 4, 2014 with lots of family fun festivities.

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Advice for Traveling by Airplane With Kids

06/23/14

Advice for Traveling by Airplane With Kids

Taking an airplane on a trio? Learn how to have safe, happy airplane travel with kids on your next vacation.

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Meet Taye, Metro Parent July 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

06/23/14

Meet Taye, Metro Parent July 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

Got a daredevil on your hands? Taye, 6, of Pleasant Ridge played the part for our summer issue, which focuses on the importance raising a risk taker.

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Summer Splash Park Fun on Detroit Riverfront

06/23/14

Summer Splash Park Fun on Detroit Riverfront

Cool off in the water at this brand new family spot along the Detroit River, created by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy.

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Metro Parent's July 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

06/23/14

Metro Parent's July 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

CoverKid Taye, 6, of Pleasant Ridge channels Evel Knievel for this month's cover. Peek at the photos that didn't make the cut.

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Tips to Avoid Leaving or Forgetting Your Child in the Car

06/23/14

Tips to Avoid Leaving or Forgetting Your Child in the Car

No matter what the weather, it's never safe to leave your kid unattended in a car. But during summer, there is a chance your child could suffer heatstroke.

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Win Passes to Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular

06/23/14

Win Passes to Walking with Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular

Larger than life dinos make an appearance at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Want to win four tickets to opening night? Enter by Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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