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Bacon Recipes for Every Meal

08/29/14

Bacon Recipes for Every Meal

From Kraft's bacon breakfast cupcakes to bacon-wrapped meatloaf, there are tons of ways to incorporate bacon into everything from breakfast to dessert. Try one of these recipes in honor of International Bacon Day!

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Back-to-School Lunch Notes Craft Project

08/28/14

Back-to-School Lunch Notes Craft Project

Add an extra dash of love to your child's midday meal away from home with a customized little letter, complete with a top-class loose-leaf paper spin.

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CannaMoms Fight to Legalize Medical Marijuana for Kids

08/27/14

CannaMoms Fight to Legalize Medical Marijuana for Kids

Three moms of severely sick children want to change Florida law to treat their kids with cannabis. Opponents worry about lack of research and possible dangers.

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Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

08/26/14

Tips and Advice for Buying Glasses Online for Kids

Ever considered purchasing eyeglasses on the Internet for your child? A local optometrist offers insight into the process – and what to be cautious of.

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Dick & Jane Baking Company Offers Smart After-School Snacks

08/26/14

Dick & Jane Baking Company Offers Smart After-School Snacks

A mom and dad team from Troy, Michigan teamed up to create wholesome, delicious cookies that teach kids state capitals, language, presidents and more.

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Fruit Kiddy Cocktail Recipes from The Bird and The Bread

08/26/14

Fruit Kiddy Cocktail Recipes from The Bird and The Bread

Want to add a layer of fancy, not to mention healthy, to your kids' next snack or after-dinner dessert? Try these three recipes from the Birmingham restaurant.

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Craft Roundup: Fabric Based Projects for Back-to-School Fun

08/26/14

Craft Roundup: Fabric Based Projects for Back-to-School Fun

Make some locker pencil cup holders, a seat belt cover, V-neck sweater vest and drawstring sleeping bag case to get kids excited about September.

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Tips for Easing the New School Jitters

08/26/14

Tips for Easing the New School Jitters

Is your child attending a new school this year? Follow these five tips for making the transition easier.

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Metro Parent's September 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

08/26/14

Metro Parent's September 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

CoverKid Yasmin, 12, of Farmington Hills shows off her athletic side for this month's cover. Peek at the photos that didn't make the cut!

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Five Things You Should Know About Fostering a Child

08/25/14

Five Things You Should Know About Fostering a Child

For those considering being a foster parent, Katie Page-Sander, manager of the Foster Care Navigator Program, offers some insight.

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