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Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan

03/20/14

Family Easter Egg Hunts & Seasonal Events in Southeast Michigan

Leading up to the Sunday holiday on April 20, 2014 (and even that day), find tons of local fun events for the kids. Get the scoop in the Metro Parent roundup.

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On-the-Go Story Tin Craft Projects

03/20/14

On-the-Go Story Tin Craft Projects

Transform an empty mint tin into a perfect play accessory for kids! A bit of paper, Mod Podge and imagination is all it takes, plus a Lego minifig or two.

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Running Shoe Demo Day at Belle Isle Casino

03/20/14

Running Shoe Demo Day at Belle Isle Casino

RUNdetroit hosts its fitness showcase for metro Detroit runners starting on March 22, 2014. Here are five shoes that you should try on during the main event!

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Boy Banned From Bringing 'My Little Pony' Lunch Bag to North Carolina School

03/19/14

Boy Banned From Bringing 'My Little Pony' Lunch Bag to North Carolina School

After being bullied for his choice of lunch bag, 9-year-old Grayson Bruce was told to leave the sack with one of his favorite cartoon's characters on it at home.

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Healthy Food Alternatives for Sweet-Craving Kids

03/18/14

Healthy Food Alternatives for Sweet-Craving Kids

Got a child that loves chocolate chip cookies or ice cream? Satisfy his or her sweet tooth without all of the sugar by making these healthy swaps.

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Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

03/18/14

Craft Roundup: Costume and Dress-up DIY Projects for Kids

Add a cape inspired by Disney's Frozen movie, a tie tac for kids, robot party hats and a spiffy milk carton house to your kids imagination arsenal.

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The Screen-Free Challenge: How to Cut Down on Screen Time

03/18/14

The Screen-Free Challenge: How to Cut Down on Screen Time

Whether it's on a computer, tablet or the television, kids today are getting way too much screen time. Here are six tips to cut back.

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Detroit Parent Network: Empowering Parents and Transforming Lives

03/18/14

Detroit Parent Network: Empowering Parents and Transforming Lives

Sharlonda Buckman is the CEO of the Detroit Parent Network. Here, she discusses her job, her inspiration and her enthusiasm for education.

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Detroit Parents Share Stories, Advice On Picking Schools

03/18/14

Detroit Parents Share Stories, Advice On Picking Schools

Thinking it's time to pick a new school for your child? These three moms did. Read their stories and what advice they have for other parents embarking on a search.

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Betti Wiggins, Executive Director, Office of Food Services at DPS

03/18/14

Betti Wiggins, Executive Director, Office of Food Services at DPS

Detroit Public Schools' 'head lunch lady' overhauls child nutrition one meal at a time for 55,000 students in the district.

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