Meagan Lutey

What You Should Know About Voice Breaking in Boys

It's one of the embarrassing signs of puberty in boys. So, why exactly does voice breaking in boys happen? And how can parents help their teen cope?

Why Do Toddlers Ask Why?

Ah, the toddler 'why' stage. Preschoolers dole out an endless slew of questions! Here's why they're so inquisitive, and what parents can do about it.

How to Calm Kids’ Fears: Tips and Advice for Parents

As children emotionally develop, they're more aware of the dangers in the world. How can you help them cope, and when should you worry?

The Robot Garage in Birmingham and Rochester Hills

If your family loves Legos, The Robot Garage in Birmingham and Rochester Hills is a prime Oakland County destination for exploring, creating and building.

Teens and Tattoos: Tips and Advice for Parents

Should your teen get inked? Southeast Michigan parents and teens weigh in on this permanent form of body art that's growing increasingly mainstream.

Bribing Kids

Is it useful for cooperation - or a sure-fire way to create entitled children?

Themed Snacks for Grown-up Game Night

Up the snack ante with these yummy recipes that complement some adult board game favorites.

Gimme, Gimme!: Just Baked's Father's Day Cupcakes

Dad delighting ingredients like bacon, beer, pretzels and peanuts are featured in three new cupcake flavors for Father's Day.

Ages 8-12: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Two southeast Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems.

Ages 3-7: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Little kids ready to hit the vacation books? Two southeast Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems.

Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

We asked two southeast Michigan libraries for the best in tomes for children ages 3 to 17. See the top picks!

Ages 13-17: Metro Parent Summer 2011 Reading List

Michigan libraries offer top classics, new releases and hidden gems for your high school kid.
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