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Tennessee Law Prevents Parents from Giving Child a Hybrid Last Name

Tennessee Law Prevents Parents from Giving Child a Hybrid Last Name

Carl Abramson and Kim Sarubbi mashed together their surnames for their first two kids, but Tennessee law says they can't use the last name 'Sabr' for baby No. 3.

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YouTube Moms Parody Iggy Azalea's Hit Song 'Fancy'

YouTube Moms Parody Iggy Azalea's Hit Song 'Fancy'

The rapper's had the hit of the summer, but these clever mothers made it their own, riffing on pregnancy and motherhood in some pretty funny viral videos.

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Olivia Wilde Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Breast Milk

Olivia Wilde Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with Breast Milk

The Ice Bucket Challenge is kind of over, right? Well, if one celeb has her way, a new one is ready to take its place – dumping breast milk on your head.

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Five Things You Should Know About Fostering a Child

Five Things You Should Know About Fostering a Child

For those considering being a foster parent, Katie Page-Sander, manager of the Foster Care Navigator Program, offers some insight.

Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for Former Foster Kids

Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for Former Foster Kids

The Michigan Education Trust's Fostering Futures Program offers scholarships and hope to kids who don't have family to help them achieve their educational dreams.

Becoming a Foster Parent

Becoming a Foster Parent

If you've considered providing a home for a child in need, but not known where to start, then begin here: our five-step guide to discovering what it means to be a foster parent and how to get started.

Foster Parent Peggy Fiebelkorn

Foster Parent Peggy Fiebelkorn

This Roseville resident is continuing a family tradition to care for kids who need homes.

Foster Parents Mandy and Jeff Majchrzak

Foster Parents Mandy and Jeff Majchrzak

This Waterford couple is creating a family with biological, adopted and foster children.

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Toddler Tantrum Dos and Don'ts

Toddler Tantrum Dos and Don'ts

How to put a stop to your little one's public meltdowns – or prevent them from happening.

Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mom and Baby

Benefits of Breast-feeding for Mom and Baby

An expert weighs in on the advantages of breast-feeding and tips on how to make it work for you – just in time National Breast-feeding Month in August.

Sparking Library Love in Your Child

Sparking Library Love in Your Child

Want your child to have a love for books? Here are four ways you can bring up a bibliophile.

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Tips Teaching Your Child Self-Control

Tips Teaching Your Child Self-Control

Want to help your child calm down and get a grip? These seven steps will help you teach them how.

What To Do When Kids Make Embarrassing Comments

What To Do When Kids Make Embarrassing Comments

Ever been out in public with your child when she asks a socially unacceptable question? We've got tips on how to handle it.

Child's Oral Health is Tied to School Performance

Child's Oral Health is Tied to School Performance

A study says that kids with dental issues are more likely to struggle academically due to increased absences and lower grades. Here, a local dentist discusses preventative care.

More »Tweens & Teens

Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

With so many apps that keep us connected, it's easy for kids to get hooked and too often, their online presence goes bad. How can parents keep their teens safe? Experts weigh in.

Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

Staying Home Alone: How to Know When Your Child is Ready

Whether you just want to run an errand or need to hit the gym for a break, it could be time to let your tween stay home alone. Here are a few ways to know your kid is prepared.

Teen's Risky Behavior: What Causes It

Teen's Risky Behavior: What Causes It

A professor of psychology weighs in on why teens tend to take so many risks.

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Belightful Yoga Brings Classes to Kids, Special Needs Children

Belightful Yoga Brings Classes to Kids, Special Needs Children

A Royal Oak-based mobile yoga program delivers the benefits of this mind body practice to children and kids – especially special needs families.

Team TMR Energy Bar for Special Needs

Team TMR Energy Bar for Special Needs

A non-GMO, organic snack for children with food allergies and other special needs, which was launched by an Oakland County mom.

Imerman Angels Cancer Support in Southeast Michigan

Imerman Angels Cancer Support in Southeast Michigan

A nonprofit started by a metro Detroit native and cancer survivor expands to metro Detroit. The group offers patients and their caregivers free one-on-one support.

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How to Prevent Your Child from Choking

How to Prevent Your Child from Choking

Mealtime can turn from pleasant to panic in a matter of seconds. Protect your child from this mishap with our list of dos and don’ts.

Talking to Kids About 9/11

Talking to Kids About 9/11

Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001 when you got news of this tragedy? Here are nine tips to calm, educate and understand it 13 years later.

Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

Helping Teens Avoid Social Media Mishaps

With so many apps that keep us connected, it's easy for kids to get hooked and too often, their online presence goes bad. How can parents keep their teens safe? Experts weigh in.

Tips for Easing the New School Jitters

Tips for Easing the New School Jitters

Is your child attending a new school this year? Follow these five tips for making the transition easier.

How Parents Can Stay Connected to Their Childless Friends

How Parents Can Stay Connected to Their Childless Friends

While you're changing diapers or taking your kids to soccer practice, your childless friends are going to parties and traveling. It can be hard to relate, but you can still stay connected.

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