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Little One-Yard Wonders Book Review and Play Mat Project

09/11/14

Little One-Yard Wonders Book Review and Play Mat Project

Check out a new title that promises lots of sewing projects you can make for kids. Also, for the skilled seamstress, try one of its cool play-oriented patterns.

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Talking to Kids About 9/11

09/11/14

Talking to Kids About 9/11

Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001 when you got news of this tragedy? Here are nine tips to calm, educate and understand it 13 years later.

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Fall Crafting at Home: Tea Towels, Harry Potter Owl, More

09/09/14

Fall Crafting at Home: Tea Towels, Harry Potter Owl, More

Whether you're planning a kids party, want to capture autumn art in a frame or would rather keep summer going with ice pops, try these family DIY ideas.

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Mentoring Young Black Men

09/08/14

Mentoring Young Black Men

How do you reach out and lift up a generation of black male youth to offer them hope for a better life? By listening, teaching and providing examples of those who chose a path of righteousness and responsibility.

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DIY Street Fair in Ferndale

09/08/14

DIY Street Fair in Ferndale

This unique art festival celebrates creativity and the do-it-yourself spirit, bringing fun for the family when it returns Sept. 12-14, 2014.

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Michigan Science Center Helps Kids Learn Outside School

09/08/14

Michigan Science Center Helps Kids Learn Outside School

From astronomy and health to technology and math, this hands-on Detroit museum offers kids of every grade and age a fun chance to explore and discover.

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Victorian Festival in Northville

09/08/14

Victorian Festival in Northville

Take a step back in time at this annual fair that brings back some truly old-fashioned fun, from games to entertainment. It goes Sept. 12-14, 2014.

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Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a Science Blast for Kids

09/08/14

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is a Science Blast for Kids

It's worth the family day trip from Detroit! This learning center is packed with exhibits and events that excite and engage preschoolers to tweens and teens.

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High School Diploma Versus Certificate of Completion

09/08/14

High School Diploma Versus Certificate of Completion

Which one your children receive when they finish school depends on a few factors, including your child's abilities. What's the difference?

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Alex Cintron, Principal of the Phoenix Multicultural Academy

09/08/14

Alex Cintron, Principal of the Phoenix Multicultural Academy

He didn't dream of being an educator, but his passion and path became clear. He helped turn around a low-performing school and won't rest until his students all feel hope for their future.

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