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Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

07/29/14

Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

Whether you just want to run an errand or need to hit the gym for a break, it could be time to let your tween stay home alone. Here are a few ways to know your kid is prepared.

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Craft Roundup: Get Ready for the Beach

07/29/14

Craft Roundup: Get Ready for the Beach

Whether you're hitting the pool or lake, southeast Michigan is packed with watery summer fun. These projects are inspired by (and ready for) this very topic!

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Social Savvy: Raising Kids Who Can Make Connections

07/29/14

Social Savvy: Raising Kids Who Can Make Connections

At each stage of development, there are things parents can do for their kids to help them with social skills and making friendships.

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Metro Parent's August 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

07/29/14

Metro Parent's August 2014 Cover Shoot Outtakes

CoverKid Sophie, 4, of Birmingham graces the cover of this month's issue. Peek at the photos that didn't make the cut!

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Metro Parent's 2015 Mom Approved Docs Nominations

07/28/14

Metro Parent's 2015 Mom Approved Docs Nominations

Tell us what you like about your child's physician and he or she will be recognized for this annual honor.

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Win Tickets to 'Curious George' at the Michigan Theater

07/28/14

Win Tickets to 'Curious George' at the Michigan Theater

Your family could win a four- or five-pack of tickets to this 'Not Just for Kids' performance in Ann Arbor on Sept. 28, 2014. Enter our contest by Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.

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Win a Special Back-to-School Package

07/28/14

Win a Special Back-to-School Package

Enter our contest by Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, and your kid could be the lucky winner of a back-to-school package, chock-full of goodies for the classroom.

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Win a Copy of the Movie 'Tarzan' on DVD

07/28/14

Win a Copy of the Movie 'Tarzan' on DVD

Want to own this family-friendly flick on DVD? Enter our contest by Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014!

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Explore the Grand Canyon in Arizona

07/28/14

Explore the Grand Canyon in Arizona

If you haven't seen the wonder that is the Grand Canyon, you owe it to yourself and your kids to go.

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L is for Laser Exhibit at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

07/28/14

L is for Laser Exhibit at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

This interactive temporary exhibit combines lasers, movement and music at the Tree Town museum July 14-Aug. 24, 2014.

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