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Utah Mom Calls for Blinders on Racy Magazines

12/30/14

Utah Mom Calls for Blinders on Racy Magazines

A mom from Sandy, Utah asked city council to shield kids from "inappropriate" magazine content. Is she a concerned parent or is she overreacting?

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Cool Simple Craft Ideas to Have On Hand for Little Guests

12/30/14

Cool Simple Craft Ideas to Have On Hand for Little Guests

Looking for some fun, simple New Year's crafts for kids? Whether you've got spare mint tins or wooden spoons, these activities will fill the time till midnight.

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Win a 'The Book of Life' Prize Pack

12/29/14

Win a 'The Book of Life' Prize Pack

The movie 'The Book of Life' is coming out on Blu-ray and DVD soon! Celebrate this film with a special prize pack, including stencils, stationery and the Blu-ray, too! Enter by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Meet Zevesh, Metro Parent January 2015 CoverKid – VIDEO

12/29/14

Meet Zevesh, Metro Parent January 2015 CoverKid – VIDEO

Campbell's Soup kid, step aside! This adorable Ann Arbor 3-year-old has personality to spare and perfectly captured our winter soup recipe story.

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Advantages of Homeschooling: Why It Could Work for Your Kids

12/29/14

Advantages of Homeschooling: Why It Could Work for Your Kids

Have you found yourself wondering, 'Should I homeschool my child?' Get the facts about homeschooling and why it works for these southeast Michigan families.

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How to Wrap Boxes with Kraft Paper for Craft or Gift Fun

12/29/14

How to Wrap Boxes with Kraft Paper for Craft or Gift Fun

Wrapping old boxes to turn into small buildings for a DIY play set is a great way to make a recycled project. Try these tips for regular present wrapping, too!

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Metro Parent's January 2015 Cover Shoot Outtakes

12/29/14

Metro Parent's January 2015 Cover Shoot Outtakes

Another year begins! We're starting things off right with adorable CoverKid Zevesh, 3, of Ann Arbor. Take a look at some of the photos that didn't make the cover.

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Win 'The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines' DVD

12/29/14

Win 'The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Rev Your Engines' DVD

Chuck and his buddies go on tons of fun adventures in the episodes featured on this new DVD. Enter our contest by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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Win Tickets to PROJECT Trio Presented by the DSO

12/29/14

Win Tickets to PROJECT Trio Presented by the DSO

The Detroit Symphony Orchestra welcomes PROJECT Trio Feb. 7, 2015, as part of their Tiny Tots concert series. Enter our contest for tickets by Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.

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Win Animal Bookends from Zuny

12/29/14

Win Animal Bookends from Zuny

How adorable would these critters be on the end of your kid's bookshelf? Win a set of moose or lion bookends. Enter our contest by Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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