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12 Easy Nature Walks to Do With Kids in Metro Detroit

A family nature hike is a perfect way for kids to stretch their legs and get some much needed fresh air. Although…

10 Best Holiday Destinations In Michigan

Explore Michigan this holiday season and take in all of the Christmas and winter festivities. From light shows and parades to outdoor…

Outdoor Ice Rinks In Metro Detroit

The temperatures are dropping and the biggest perk of freezing temps is outdoor ice skating. Invest in some skates, stock up on…

Art At Home: Where To Find Art Kits For Kids In Metro Detroit

Keep busy and get creative at home with an art box from some of our favorite places in Metro Detroit. From painting…

5 Fun Brain Breaks for Kids (and Parents)

There’s a lot going on right now for both kids and adults. Many parents are suddenly working from home, kids are stuck…

7 POPULAR HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUMS THAT FAMILIES WILL LOVE

Whether you have committed to homeschooling this year, planning to supplement alongside your child’s virtual learning platform, or are still exploring your…

Best Places To Shop Locally For Kids Back To School Must-Haves

Whether your family's school year consists of homeschooling, virtual learning or in person instruction, kiddos grow like weeds and are ALWAYS needing…

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit In August

Outdoor movies are always fun in the summer and this year it's also a great social distancing activity. From classics to kid…

Where To Watch Outdoor Movies In Metro Detroit This Summer

Outdoor movies are always fun in the summer and this year it's also a great social distancing activity. From new releases to…

Storybook Walking Trails In Metro Detroit

Storybook walks make the perfect outdoor adventure for kids to engage in literacy and for families to spend time together outside. If…

OUR FAVORITE PLACES TO SEE ANIMALS IN METRO DETROIT

You read about bear hunts, sing about Old McDonald and watch Finding Nemo more times than you can count. Now here’s your…

10 ZOOS FOR MICHIGAN FAMILIES TO VISIT

Lions, tiger, bears and more! Take your littles on a wild adventure to see animals from all over the world at zoos…

Guide To Family-Friendly Campgrounds In Michigan

Need a change of scenery? Plan a family camping trip. Pop the tent, roast s'mores and make memories for your kids with…

Best Family Kayaking in Metro Detroit

Spend family time on the water and plan a maritime adventure in a canoe or kayak this summer. Here are our favorite…

Get Creative With Camp: Box Camp Offerings From Metro Detroit Favorites

School's out, camp's in. If you need help entertaining the kids at home, check out these camp kits from some of our…

Top Family Friendly Campgrounds Near Metro Detroit

Get out the house and have fun in the great outdoors with a camping trip. Pop the tent, roast s'mores and make…

4 Ways To Treat Dad For Father’s Day

Sunday, June 21st is Father's Day. Make Dad feel EXTRA special with these treats, activities and gifts!   Feed Him Well With…

10 Family-Friendly Places To Fish In Metro Detroit

Reel in the fun this summer and teach the kids how to catch fish! The timeless waterfront activity is a perfect family…

PERFECT FATHER’S DAY GIFTS FOR EVERY TYPE OF DAD

Father’s Day is quickly approaching (June 21!) so plan a special day with these fun gift ideas to celebrate your dad or…

POWERFUL CHILDREN’S BOOKS + PARENTING RESOURCES ABOUT RACE

Talking about race and racism with children can feel overwhelming but is an important part of parenting and essential to teaching kids…

HOW TO FIND A NANNY, BABYSITTER OR AU PAIR IN METRO DETROIT

Finding a caregiver for your kids can make life so much easier. But finding one that’s reliable, trustworthy, and well-experienced can be…

How (and Where) To Learn Baby Signs

Wouldn’t it be great if you had a window into your baby’s thoughts and growing personality? Actually, you do! Open up the…

3 Drive-In Theaters in Michigan & Why We Love Them

Growing up, I loved our family trips to the drive-in. We got to stay up late, eat in the car and enjoy…

Guide to Virtual Summer Camps

This summer is going to look a little different, and that includes camps. But after spending weeks at home with your littles,…

10 CUTE AND EASY SUMMER KIDS CRAFTS

Celebrate the Summer season with these fun art and craft project ideas for kids of all ages. Check out these adorably easy…

Summer Camps in Metro Detroit: What’s Open, Cancelled + Virtual

As a result of COVID-19 there have been changes in the status of camps around town. A lot of decisions have to…

Guide To Local Organizations Accepting New + Used Items For Donation In Metro Detroit

A lot of people need help these days and if you're looking for ways to give back, here are local organizations that…

ONLINE TUTORING SERVICES IN METRO DETROIT

COVID-19 has radically disrupted our children's education routine. From unexpected days off to homeschooling and the virtual classroom, it's easy for kids…

BEST MEAL DELIVERY KITS FOR FAMILIES

Meal planning is not my idea of a good time - when I have time to do it. I love browsing food…

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day At Home

Although we should be showering moms with love and appreciation throughout the year, Mother’s Day is the one day of the year…

6 Ways You Can Make Mother’s Day Special (& Relaxing) at Home

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching (May 10!) so plan a special day at home with these easy ways + gift ideas to…

12 No Fuss, No Prep Ways To Entertain Kids

I am not a “crafty mom”. There I said it! Pinterest is full of cute inspirational ideas but most end up giving…

16 Best Family Board Games for Kids of All Ages

Plan a family game night at home with these fun board games that kids will love and parents will actually enjoy. Family…

10 Tips, Tricks + Recipes That Make Cooking with Kids Fun

Get kids excited about helping in the kitchen with these fun tips and easy recipes even the tiniest chef can master. Not…

THE BEST VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS FOR KIDS

Take a mental break from social distancing and plan a family “vacation” to one of these amazing travel destinations. Whether you want…

3 Meaningful Ways to Connect Deeper During Social Distancing

Social distancing can feel strange and confusing for kids so it’s more important than ever to be creative and find unique ways…

10 Fun Sensory Play Ideas For Kids

Sensory play is the ultimate boredom buster that’s hands-on, educational and best of all, fun for kids of all ages. Children will…

12 STEM Experiments Kids Can Create with Household Items

Most families will be spending extra time inside over the next few weeks. My hubby and I are trying to look at…

7 Outdoor Adventures To Have At Home With Kids

We’re in unchartered territory here- schools are closed for the next month, normally scheduled activities are being canceled, and “social distancing” is…

11 Amazing Summer Camps for Animal Lovers

With so many different types of summer camps to chose from, it makes finding the best camp for your kid a challenge.…

TOP SPRING BREAK CAMPS IN METRO DETROIT 2020

Spring Break is the first week of April. If you need somewhere to send your littles, here are some ideas.   Ann…

Michigan’s Summer Camp Guide for Busy Parents

When your kids don’t have school, but you have to work  – summer camps become a necessity! From sleep away camps, to…

SPECIALTY CAMPS FOR KIDS IN METRO DETROIT

School may be out for the summer, but learning doesn't have to stop! From art, animals or athletics, to music, dance or…

20 Sleep Away Camps Your Kids Will Love In Michigan

Give your child the gift of independence and a lifetime of memories as they experience sleep away camp this summer. Get started…

Detroit Parks & Rec Host 10 Locations for Summer Camp

Sign your littles up for the "Best Summer Ever" at the Detroit Parks and Recreation's 8 Week Summer Camp! Check out the activities,…

MID-WINTER BREAK CAMPS IN METRO DETROIT

Mid-Winter Break is right around the corner and if you’re in need of all-day child care while the kids are out of…

5 Places To Take LEGO® Loving Kids In Metro Detroit

We may not love stepping on them in the living room, but we love the fine motor and engineering skills our littles…

15 Ice Arenas With Learn To Skate Classes In Metro Detroit

Make the most of the cold months and sign your littles up to learn a new winter sport. Whether your littles have…

CHRISTMAS BREAK CAMPS IN METRO DETROIT

Christmas and New Year's fall on a Wednesday this year. If you need someone to watch the littles while school is out,…

OUR FAVORITE SLEDDING HILLS IN METRO DETROIT

Despite our deepest desires to burrow in and hibernate for the winter, our kids seem to be numb to the cold and…

Family Guide To Nature Centers In Metro Detroit

Escape technology and explore the great outdoors - indoors - at a nature center! Learn about local wildlife, sit in on story…

Guide To FREE Admission On National Museum Day

WE LOVE FREE and some of our favorite museums are offering free admission for National Museum Day on Saturday, September 21st!  …

Top Places To Play Youth Soccer In Metro Detroit

Sports are a great way to improve your child's motor and social skills. If you're thinking about signing your littles up for…

FREE Family-Friendly Museums In Metro Detroit

WE LOVE FREE and some of our favorite museums are offering free admission for select days this weekend!   Michigan Science Center…

Guide to Detroit’s Pools, Splash Pads and Beaches

Nothing beats summer in the city. Cool down at an outdoor pool, take in the sun on the sand or visit an…

FREE Games & Picnics in Detroit this Summer

Everybody plays with Detroit Parks and Recreation this summer. The DPRD is bringing fun and games to parks throughout the neighborhood with…

TOP PLACES FOR JUNIOR GOLF IN METRO DETROIT

Make a tee time, family time. Sign your little up for golf lessons at one of these open public courses in metro…

THE BEST PETTING ZOOS IN METRO-DETROIT

You read about bear hunts, sing about Old McDonald and watch Finding Nemo more times than you can count. Now here’s your…

TOP SPRING BREAK CAMPS IN METRO DETROIT 2019

Spring Break is the first week of April. If you need somewhere to send your littles, here are some ideas.   Troy…

Top Swim Schools for Kids in Metro Detroit

Swim classes are more than just fun for kids, they provide them with life saving skills that will keep them safe in…

Guide to Free Family Fun in Detroit for First Competition Week

Families from near and far will be in downtown Detroit Wednesday, April 25th - 28th for the FIRST Championship global robotics competition.…

TOP FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN DETROIT

Family days are fun but they can also be expensive - here's a list of fun activities everyone can afford!   Free…

4 TIPS TO PICKING THE BEST SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS

Summer is just around the corner and while our kids are anxiously awaiting that final school bell, it can be stressful (and…

Top Local Resources for Special Needs Families in Metro Detroit

Learning that your child has been diagnosed with special needs or disabilities can be incredibly challenging, but finding resources for you and…

TOP SPRING BREAK CAMPS IN METRO DETROIT

Spring Break is the first week of April. If you need somewhere to send your littles, here are some ideas.   Spring…

TOP PLACES TO RIDE A HORSE IN METRO DETROIT

Whether you're out for an afternoon outing or taking up a new hobby here are some places to find horses for visits…

Our favorite Local Ski Resorts

For the weekends (or weekdays) you aren't heading Up North but still want to hit the slopes, check out these local ski…

11 ART CLASSES FOR YOUR LITTLE PICASSO

From traditional painting to fashion design and Manga illustration - there's a class out their for the artist in your life! Here…

TOP METRO DETROIT ICE ARENAS

Lace up the skates, put on some gloves and get ready to have fun. Whether you're interested in open skate, a hockey…

OUR FAVORITE MOMMY & ME CLASSES

Channel your inner child and let loose with your kids as they learn to walk, talk and even swim with you by…

8 PRENATAL YOGA CLASSES IN METRO DETROIT

Preparing to bring new life into the world is hard. Prenatal yoga helps clear your mind and reclaim your body - if…

Leading Language Classes in Metro Detroit

Hola, Bonjour, مرحبا, 你好 - the world is waiting for your little. Show your child the world with a new language. Teach them that…

TOP PLACES TO GET A DOSE OF CULTURE

Elevate your day and learn something new at one of our local museums. From art and science to local industry, there's something…

METRO DETROIT’S TOP MUSIC CLASSES FOR KIDS

Whether you have a baby Mozart or a Drumline Dreamer, music helps kids express their feelings and let out energy. Here are…

TOP GYMNASTICS CLASSES FROM TOTS TO TEAMS

For the kids that bounce off the walls, jump off couches and everything becomes a tumbling mat – gymnastics just might be…

OUR FAVORITE PLACES TO SEE ANIMALS

You read about bear hunts, sing about Old McDonald and watch Finding Nemo more times than you can count. Now here’s your…

Theatre Classes For Your Rising Star

When every platform is a stage and every stage is an opportunity to perform, it’s time to find a platform for your…

TOP DANCE STUDIOS THROUGHOUT METRO DETROIT

From ballet to hip hop, acrobatics and pom-pon, there’s a class for every kid who dances through the halls and can’t resist…

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