Tree House

How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree House

A backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.

08/11/2015

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Best Family Activities In Detroit To Do Before The Summer Ends

Looking for a way to honor the last days of summer with the family? Maybe a day-long trip that you can enjoy with the kids? Here are a few simple suggestions for a day trip to experience before summer is over.

08/07/2015

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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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Ask A Detroit Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Parents have lots of questions when it comes to finding a babysitter: who do I allow to babysit my child? What makes a good babysitter? How do I know my child will be safe? Here are several recommended tips from our Ask The Expert: Crystal Schippling, the a former church daycare supervisor, on what to look for when finding the perfect babysitter for your family.

07/31/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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Best Public Pools In Metro Detroit

With summer heating up in Detroit, you’re going to want some swimming options to check out around the city. And there are many beaches and lakes in and around Metro Detroit. Here’s a list of the top five public pools in Detroit!

07/17/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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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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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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