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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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Win Customized Handmade Jewelry from Elle Bird Studios

08/25/14

Win Customized Handmade Jewelry from Elle Bird Studios

This local shop makes wearable handmade keepsakes. Win a customized piece of jewelry with your children's names. Enter our contest by Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.

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Guide to Southeast Michigan 2014 Labor Day Family Fun

08/25/14

Guide to Southeast Michigan 2014 Labor Day Family Fun

Wind down your family's summer with one of the fab and fun festivals happening in Macomb, Oakland, Wayne or Washtenaw counties this Labor Day weekend.

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Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for Former Foster Kids

08/25/14

Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for Former Foster Kids

The Michigan Education Trust's Fostering Futures Program offers scholarships and hope to kids who don't have family to help them achieve their educational dreams.

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Peach Festival in Romeo

08/25/14

Peach Festival in Romeo

This Labor Day weekend, gather the whole family for a bushel of fun and peaches at Romeo's annual Michigan Peach Festival, Aug. 28 -Sept. 1, 2014.

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