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How to Talk to Your Baby, Speaking Parentese

11/24/14

How to Talk to Your Baby, Speaking Parentese

Studies show that baby talk actually does help your child's development, but how do you do it and how do you get dad involved? Dr. Stefanie Hines from Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak weighs in.

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Michigan's Original Dickens Festival in Holly

11/24/14

Michigan's Original Dickens Festival in Holly

Celebrate an old-fashioned holiday season with Charles Dickens inspired fun for the whole family weekends Nov. 29-Dec. 14, 2014 in Oakland County.

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Chicken Strudel Recipe for the Holidays

11/24/14

Chicken Strudel Recipe for the Holidays

The very Victorian Historic Holly Hotel dishes on its Christmas traditions – and offers a recipe that's Dickens approved, too.

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Importance of Baby Talk, Getting Dads to Engage Kids

11/24/14

Importance of Baby Talk, Getting Dads to Engage Kids

Dads don't communicate with their infants as much as moms do, a new study says – and it could actually impact children's development. Experts from Rainbow Child Care Center provide tips for getting dads to talk to baby.

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Oppos Leggings Allow for Unique, Personalized Combinations

11/24/14

Oppos Leggings Allow for Unique, Personalized Combinations

These southeast Michigan natives invented Oppos, leggings that allow girls to mix-and-match multiple styles, patterns and colors and zip them together.

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'Santa Joe' Talks About Life as Santa Claus, Christmas Season at Kerrytown

11/24/14

'Santa Joe' Talks About Life as Santa Claus, Christmas Season at Kerrytown

Ho ho ho! Santa Claus is coming to Kerrytown Market & Shops in Ann Arbor, and Metro Parent chatted with Joe Eadie, the annual Santa Claus at this Washtenaw County spot.

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America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit

11/24/14

America's Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit

Presented by Art Van Furniture, southeast Michigan's spectacle returns for its 88th annual march down Woodward Avenue.

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Thanksgiving Day Preparation: Four-Day Plan

11/21/14

Thanksgiving Day Preparation: Four-Day Plan

Families all around southeast Michigan are gearing up for Turkey Day. Here, Bill Apodaca of Simply Good Kitchen in Birmingham, shares his meal-prep plan.

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Turkey Sandwich Recipes and Ideas

11/21/14

Turkey Sandwich Recipes and Ideas

What's the best way to use leftover turkey? Try one of these creative ideas including turkey salad sandwiches and barbecue pulled turkey sandwiches.

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Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas With A Detroit Spin

11/20/14

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas With A Detroit Spin

Three ways to give your Thanksgiving dinner some tasty updates.

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