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911 Calls and Kids: Prepare for a Child Medical Emergency

911 Calls and Kids: Prepare for a Child Medical Emergency

Summer vacation is prime season for children to have accidents. Here's advice to help parents know what to do and expect if a crisis happens.

July 2013
How to Understand and Connect with Your Kid Who's Different From You

How to Understand and Connect with Your Kid Who's Different From You

'The apple doesn't fall far from the tree' isn't always the case when it comes to kids and their parents. Experts and parents weigh in on getting along.

June 2013
Summer Education for Kids: Fun Learning in Everyday Activities

Summer Education for Kids: Fun Learning in Everyday Activities

Skip pricey enrichment programs and keep your child's mind engaged and growing with opportunities that lay groundwork for big benefits – and help foster development.

June 2013
10 Tips for Talking to Your Aging Parents about Future Care

10 Tips for Talking to Your Aging Parents about Future Care

From timing to topics, it can be a sticky subject. But it's crucial. Here's how to have a dignified, respectful conversation with your mom or dad – while they're healthy.

May 2013
Tips for Hosting a Garage Sale with Your Kids

Tips for Hosting a Garage Sale with Your Kids

It's a great way to clear out old stuff. And, with these three ideas, an at-home summer sale can become a fun financial family lesson, too.

May 2013
Parenting Skills Brush-Up Advice: Six Simple Steps to Start

Parenting Skills Brush-Up Advice: Six Simple Steps to Start

Feeling rusty? Even great parents need a little recalibration. Get insight from a lead Parent Coaching Institute instructor to help any mom or dad get back on track.

May 2013
10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time

10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time

Set aside the tech and experts. We've boiled things down to some core advice for mom and dads that includes lots of love – and room to be human.

May 2013
Successful Co-parenting: 7 Steps for Divorced Parents

Successful Co-parenting: 7 Steps for Divorced Parents

Need advice on making things work with your ex? Commit to do right by your kids with these helpful tips from southeast Michigan couples and experts.

May 2013
Team Sports for Kids: Getting Started and Keeping Perspective

Team Sports for Kids: Getting Started and Keeping Perspective

A guide to help parents decide the right age to begin, whether to sign up for a recreational or competitive travel team, how to avoid burnout – and more.

April 2013
Teaching Kids How to Wash Their Own Laundry

Teaching Kids How to Wash Their Own Laundry

From hamper to washing machine and dryer to neat folded piles (or hung up on hangers in the closet), it's an important basic life skill. Here are tips to help.

April 2013
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