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Downtown Boll Family YMCA Child Development Center

The downtown Boll Family YMCA Child Development Center offers affordable childcare from 6 weeks to 5 years of age.


Families Matter

By Meghan McEwen – November 28, 2006 | Model D

Let’s face it, some people think raising your kids in Detroit is borderline child abuse. If you’re a Detroit parent, you know there’s no end to the sneering questions people ask about raising kids in the city. If you’re not, then you may be surprised by how many people, who could easily put down roots elsewhere, have chosen Detroit — and wouldn’t have it any other way. Meghan McEwen gathers a panel of city parents for a discussion about what it’s really like.

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Welcome to the Raising City Kids blog. The purpose of this blog is to be a resource to parents that want to raise their kids in the city of Detroit.

Do you want to find a downtown condo or loft for your growing family? Are you looking for a school to nurture your budding artist? How about connecting with other parents raising their kids in Midtown?

Raising City Kids will be evolving to meet the needs of urban parents. Feel free to submit your ideas or even volunteer to be a guest blogger.