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After Sandy Hook: Reevaluating School Security Measures in Southeast Michigan

After Sandy Hook: Reevaluating School Security Measures in Southeast Michigan

The horrific elementary school in Newtown, Conn. has put kids' safety and security measures top of mind. How are southeast Michigan schools reacting?

February 2013
Why Good Parents Let Their Kids Fail – PHOTOS

Why Good Parents Let Their Kids Fail – PHOTOS

Failure is an opportunity to realize limits, adjust and learn from mistakes. Here's why kids need to careen, crash, stutter and, ultimately, soar. Browse our photo gallery of some famous 'flops,' too.

February 2013
School Business Partnerships Helping Southeast Michigan Kids

School Business Partnerships Helping Southeast Michigan Kids

From small shops to auto giants like GM, businesses are getting more involved in education. Could these 'win-win' arrangements keep growing?

February 2013
Principal Vondra Glass Changes Detroit Kids' Lives with Martial Arts

Principal Vondra Glass Changes Detroit Kids' Lives with Martial Arts

He's helping middle school students at Detroit Premier Academy boost confidence and grades – and tackle bullies, obesity and a rough neighborhood.

February 2013
Gifted Kids and School: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Gifted Kids and School: The Best Approach to Educating Einstein

Keeping super-smart children engaged, motivated and accepted can be an incredible challenge. Learn how to help your academically bright child.

February 2013
Preschool Decision: Guide to Picking the Right One for Your Child

Preschool Decision: Guide to Picking the Right One for Your Child

Should you pick a cooperative, childcare-based, church-affiliated, Montessori or school district affiliated program? Get a bit of insight.

January 2013
Bilingual Babies: Teaching Infants and Tots a Second Language

Bilingual Babies: Teaching Infants and Tots a Second Language

Exposure is key to when it comes to helping young kids pick up Spanish, French or another language early. Here are some basic tips for parents.

January 2013
Finding an Awesome School for Your Kids: What to Look For

Finding an Awesome School for Your Kids: What to Look For

The formula for the perfect place is an inexact science. But here are seven ironclad signs – from teachers and culture to the building and parent support.

January 2013
Giving Your Kid an Art Smart Edge in Southeast Michigan

Giving Your Kid an Art Smart Edge in Southeast Michigan

Drawing and trips to the DIA in Detroit are just part of the puzzle. Learn cool ways parents can help children blossom creatively with cameras, paint and tons more.

November 2012
Banned or Challenged Books Kids Should Read

Banned or Challenged Books Kids Should Read

These top picks for children and teens for Banned Books Week – happening Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 2012 – carry lots of lessons in life and imagination.

October 2012
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