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Carissa Orr

Early Childhood Professional, “Music with Ms. Carissa,” Mama, and now blogger thanks to MDM! Carissa works as an Early Childhood Consultant for Michigan’s state-funded Preschool Program, the Great Start Readiness Program.  In her spare time, she entertains children and families with live music as part of her Music with Ms. Carissa.  Most importantly, she is “Jack’s Mom” and loves adventuring with her young toddler all around Metro Detroit!

Clawson Historical Museum

Clawson Historical Museum is a homey destination for guests to learn more about the rich history of a Metro Detroit suburb. Education programs for families, schools, and groups are available as open admission for looking around at your leisure.

Wayne County Family Aquatic Center

As a native Wayne County resident, I found out about the existence of the Wayne County Family Aquatic Center only thanks to this sponsored opportunity!  Located on Detroit’s East Side just off of I-94, the Aquatic Center has a taste of summer fun for everyone! Wayne County Family Aquatic Center12600 Chandler Park Dr.Detroit, MI 48213 As you enter the park, clean… 

Airborne Taylor – Metro Detroit Indoor Trampoline Park

My family received free admission to Sky Zone in Taylor (now Airborne) in exchange for this promotional post.  All opinions are my own.  Your experience may vary.     Originally Published on: Oct 6, 2014 @ 11:22, Updated April, 2019.  After you arrive you will need to fill out a waiver if you don’t already have on on file.  You can… 

Detroit Kid City Dearborn!

This location has permanently closed. If you’re like me, you are rejoicing that a brand new Detroit Kid City has opened downriver!  I was literally counting down the days until this venue opened it’s doors after years of driving my cousins, children I was babysitting and eventually my own toddler out to the Southfield or Clinton Township locations.  Dearborn Detroit… 

Thorn Park in Brownstown Safety Town & Splash Pad Adventures

Conveniently located at the corner of Telegraph and King road in Brownstown, Thorn Park is a family-friendly adventure for children of all ages! There are clean, air-conditioned bathrooms on site as well as lockers to store bags you may not want to carry around. As you pass by the Brownstown Community center, you’ll stroll along wide paved pathways that lead you…