Lynne Meredith Golodner

Does Your Kid Have Too Much Confidence?

Are you raising an overly confident kid? We take a look at what causes this, what the consequences are, and what parents can do.

How to Throw a Kids Birthday Party on a Budget

Planning a kids birthday party on a budget? Here are tried-and-true tips to throw your child a kick-butt celebration on the cheap.

Should Parents Tell Kids About Their Past?

How much should you reveal about your partying or promiscuous pasts? Depends on what kids ask, in part. Get insights here on where to draw the lines.

The Importance of Play in Child Development: Why Kids Need Free Play

Using their imaginations, not just the Internet, is still crucial for today's children. Here's more on the importance of play in child development and what parents can do to help foster more of it.

Successful Co-parenting: Tips for Divorced Parents

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

Is Overnight Camp Right For Your Child?

Summer rite of passage or a scary proposition? For many parents, including this local mom, it's a toss up. Read on for the pros, cons and many perspectives.

10 Commandments of Co-Parenting

Finding a way to peacefully co-exist and collaborate with your ex after a divorce or split is worth it for everyone in the family.

Ways to Create Family Rituals and Balance

Here's how you can slow down, get connected and get centered with your family.

Tips to Make Family Meal Prep and Cooking Easier, Faster

Not smitten with the kitchen? Here's an alternative meal-prepping plan for feeding your kids healthy foods without slaving over the stove.

Why I Love Being a Working Mom

It's not easy and it's not for everyone but it's how I tap into my talents and teach my children that I have a purpose beyond being their mom.

10 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Break the Ice

Help your child start conversations with others by trying out these tips.

Teaching Kids the Art of Conversation

Cursive is already on its way to being a relic of a bygone era before texts and emails. Will face-to-face discourse soon be a skill kids can't master?
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