Jessica Schrader

Teens Are ‘Sexting’ Earlier Than Ever, Study Finds

Parenting app Jiminy discovered some kids are exposed to sexting as young as age 8 – and getting or sending them by 13. Here's how to talk to kids about it.

SE Michigan SnowFreaks Forecasts Nail Snow Predictions

Plenty of local parents and teachers follow SE Michigan SnowFreaks on Facebook and Patreon, where a Detroit area dad tracks snow days and nails predictions.

These Are the Most Regretted College Majors (and the Least)

A ZipRecruiter surveyed 5,000 college grads and found their most regretted college majors. Here's what you should know if your kid is considering one of these fields.

Neighborhood Toy Store Day in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Two local toy stores have fun and discounts planned for Neighborhood Toy Store Day on Nov. 14, 2020. Swing by and enjoy.

It’s Time for Picture Day: 5 Tips to Prepare

National School Picture Day 2020 might be over but you can still prepare for your child's snapshot with these expert tips.

How to Soothe Your Gassy Baby

A gassy baby is often a fussy baby but there are plenty of ways to soothe them. Get a run-down on what causes gassiness in infants and how to treat it.

The Facts on How Kids’ Friendships Work

The six styles of childhood play, details on how kids' friendships work – and warning signs that your child is having friendship troubles.

Michigan Named a Best Place to Travel (Here’s Where to Go)

We already know our state is great, and after being named a best place to travel by two separate entities, we decided to find five of the best Michigan destinations for families.

Dealing With Back-to-School Anxiety

A new study says talking about it with your kids helps soothe September jitters. Plus, discover five tips for addressing back-to-school anxiety.

What’s a ‘VSCO Girl’ (And Why Are Your Kids Mocking Them)?

The trend is all over social media and features fashion laden with scrunchies, friendship bracelets and pricey brands. Have you heard of it?

Are Today’s Teens Taking Longer to Grow Up?

Fewer teens are getting their driver's license, for example, one study finds. Find out why and get tips for helping your teens become more independent.

Are You Driving One of the ‘Most Dependable’ Vehicles?

Find out which vehicles made the cut, according to rankings from J.D. Power – and if they'd make your cut for a family car.
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