Alysa Zavala-Offman

Alysa Zavala-Offman

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Expert Advice on When to Stop Breastfeeding

There's no 'right' time to cut off the milk supply to your baby. Experts weigh in on when to stop breastfeeding — and making the right choice for you.

Tips on How to Raise a Kind Child

Compassion is an important quality to instill in children. Here's a short and sweet guide on how to raise a kind child and foster empathy, too.

No Gifts, Please: How to Prevent Birthday Present Overload

Tired of piles of birthday presents that your kids just forget about? Here are some tips to get more meaningful gifts when "no gifts, please" doesn't work.

On Board the Sleep Training Train

A southeast Michigan mom and writer discusses her decision to sleep train her son when he was 8 months old.

Wild Child Kid's Boutique, Wyandotte

Mall brands getting boring? This locally owned downriver boutique in Grosse Ile, Michigan has the remedy to keep your kid unique.

Playground Exercises for Mom

No need to be a spectator: Parents can get in shape while the kids are sliding and swinging at the local playground.

Top 10 Father's Day Gifts in Southeast Michigan!

From bacon treats, classy stogies and beer sessions to a sword BBQ fork (en garde!) and Tigers swag, treat dad to cool metro Detroit-area picks that are as unique as he is.