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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Detroit

Check this list for the best free summer activities for kids in Detroit.

07/10/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

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Metro Detroit Area Fireworks Shows Through July 4th

Click for complete listings by city and date, and have a blast!

CBS Detroit–06/29/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Best Fireworks In Detroit

The nation has celebrated Fourth of July with fireworks for as long as we can remember. Why? Because John Adams, the second President of the United States, wished it. Today, we have several spots throughout and near Detroit where you can enjoy the fireworks.

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Guide To 2015 Detroit Fireworks

Make sure to arrive early on Monday, June 22, to grab a spot to enjoy the spectacular show.

06/19/2015

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Family Guide To Sea Life Michigan Aquarium In Detroit

Water is a powerful element, but what lives in water is even more amazing. At Sea Life Aquarium, the beauty of the fish and their environment has been displayed to educate everyone about the beautiful shapes and sizes of aquatic life. From sea horses to sting rays, sharks and even octopi, see these amazing creatures up close and personal.

06/19/2015

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The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus at The Palace of Auburn Hills. (Credit: S.L. Stoddart/WWJ Newsradio 950)

PHOTOS: Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus Presents ‘Dragons’

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is in town this weekend with a special presentation of “Dragons” — a once in a millennium event that honors the Year of the Dragon.

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Best Halloween Costume Ideas

View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.

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