Lori Orlinsky

Why Are Some Kids Leaders and Others Followers?

It comes down to personality, maturity and self-esteem.

Books to Get Kids Excited About Math

Math can be challenging. These books can help.

St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day by exploring both the holiday and Irish culture with these St. Patrick's Day Books for Kids including 'How to Catch a Leprechaun' and 'Green Shamrocks.'

Why Are Some Kids So Clingy?

Does your child seem overly-attached? We've got the scoop on why some kids are so clingy and what you can do to curb the behavior.

Creative Ways to Stay Connected During Social Distancing

Grandparents are seeing less of their kids and grandkids because of COVID. Help bridge the gap and stay connected during social distancing with these tips.

Rolling with the Punches: Attending College During COVID

Learn about some trends in higher education and find out how students, staff and schools are rolling with the punches while navigating college during COVID.

The Happier Divorce: Parents Are Embracing Conscious Uncoupling

Modern-day methods for conscious uncoupling are making 'the D word' less intimidating.

Why Kids Lie

Whether it's a little fib or a whopper of an untruth, kids lie. Find out why and what you can do to help them embrace the truth.

What You Need to Know About Food Allergies in Kids

An expert offers information on food allergies in kids including what you should know about the rising numbers and what you can do for your little.

What You Need to Know About Making a Birth Plan

Are they just filling time or do they actually matter when push time comes? Get expert advice on making a birth plan and what you need to know about having one, too.

Magical Milestones: What You Need to Know About Your Baby’s Milestones

Dr. Matthew Hornik of Pediatric Care Corner in West Bloomfield answers questions about milestones in babies.

11 Children’s Books About Coronavirus

It's hard enough to talk to an adult about the pandemic, let alone a child, but these 11 books about coronavirus can help you start the conversation.
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