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Meet Sophie, Metro Parent August 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

07/29/14

Meet Sophie, Metro Parent August 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

If laughter is a universal language, we think Sophie, 4, of Birmingham is fluent! She donned some French attire for our story on international travel.

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Passport Rules for Kids

07/29/14

Passport Rules for Kids

If you're planning on traveling with your family outside of the country, they'll need a passport. Find out what you need and how to get passports for children.

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Tips for Saving Cash on Flights

07/29/14

Tips for Saving Cash on Flights

Find out how your family can save money when flying abroad and in the country.

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Tips for Traveling Internationally with Your Children

07/29/14

Tips for Traveling Internationally with Your Children

Thought about taking your kids for a trip abroad? You should! Here are tips to help make your cultural excursion easier – and cheaper – than you might think.

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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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