Jessica Schrader

Fostering a Growth Mindset in Kids

How using the term 'smart' can actually be harmful for kids and how parents can dial it down to encourage what's called 'growth mindset.'

How You Praise Your Kids Could Affect Their Success in Life

A study sheds light on the impact of how you praise your kids. Learn what it found and get tips on praising your kids.

Is It OK for Kids to See Parents Naked?

Have you ever wondered if it's OK for kids to see parents naked? Find out what a metro Detroit board-certified psychologist has to say.

What to Do When Your Child Talks Too Much

Do you have a motormouth kid at home? Here's what to do when your child talks too much – and how to cope without squelching their spirit.

How to Protect Your Baby From Dangerous Sink-Bath Burns

The injuries are more common than you'd think. A top local expert from Children's Hospital of Michigan offers prevention tips.

Pubic and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

One unfortunate, but common, side effect of pregnancy is pubic area pain. Find out what causes pubic and pelvic pain in pregnancy and how to cope.

8 Bad Apps for Kids That You Don’t Want on Their Phones

Discover some of the top bad apps for kids. Plus, a metro Detroit expert shares safety tips that go beyond monitoring what kids do on that smart device.

Toddler Not Sleeping? Tips to Get Them to Sleep Through the Night

A local pediatrician explains the sleep habits parents should expect during the toddler stage and how to deal with your toddler not sleeping well.

How to Homeschool in Michigan

Thinking about homeschooling your kids in metro Detroit? Find out how to homeschool in Michigan and the state's homeschooling requirements.

Backpack Buying Guide: How to Find the Best Backpacks for School

With choices galore, how can you help your little guy or girl pick the best backpack? Consider these backpack buying tips.

Things to Do on Mackinac Island With Kids

What are the best things to do on Mackinac Island with kids? Find out about family-friendly hotels, biking, fudge, butterflies, ferry rides and more.

10 Top Summer Day Trips in Michigan for Families

There's family-friendly adventure waiting for you within a few hours of home. Searching for ideas for day trips in Michigan? Take a look at these suggestions.
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9 Rules for Teaching Kids How to Be a Good Friend

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Can a Child Share a Room With Parents?

It's a conundrum for moms and dads. So, can a child share a room with parents? Here's a look at what's OK and where to draw the line.