Leah Vandercook

What to Do When Your Child is Failing School: High School Advice

School is tough for many kids, but what do you do when tough becomes too much?

Alcohol and Breastfeeding: Can You Drink and Breastfeed?

Booze, boobs and babies – do they mix? Local lactation consultants offer tips to help you make an informed decision.

Distracted Driving Awareness for Teens

A metro Detroit drivers education instructor offers tips to keep teens safe behind the wheel.

The Rocket Store for Toys, Novelty Gifts, Candy

This shop for funky gifts, retro candy and more has a location in Ypsilanti, and recently opened a Ferndale location. Here's what you'll find this spring.

4-D Scans Show Effects on Unborn Baby When Mom Smokes

These ultrasound photos, which were part of a pilot study of 20 pregnant women, show the harmful effects that smoking has on a fetus.

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen at the Palace of Auburn Hills

When it comes to things to do in southeast Michigan, this Oakland County spot boasts tons of cool shows. Next up: the hit movie 'Frozen' hits the ice, March 12-15, 2015

Motor City Hot Rod & Racing Expo Zooms into Novi

Start your engines and drive to one of the coolest – and action packed! – southeast Michigan events. The fun returns to Novi for a second year, March 21-22, 2015.

Social Media Safety Tips for Kids

Whether it's Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, your tween or teen's social media use is inevitable. Learn about social media safety for kids and get some info on privacy settings here.

Social Media Primer for Kids

Whether they are on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, here are some tips for discussing the topic of social media with kids.

Spot & Friends at Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts in Detroit

The dog from children's classic Where's Spot? visits Music Hall Detroit Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, promising to be a fun, interactive show for the whole family.

Egyptian Death Dogs Exhibit at Kelsey Museum in Ann Arbor

Cool ancient imagery comes to life at this family-friendly archeology destination Feb. 6-May 3, 2015, exploring 'The Jackal Gods of Ancient Egypt.'
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