Stacey Winconek

Spouse or Roommate? What to Do When It’s Getting Hard to Tell

When the romance has dwindled and the stress of kids and everyday life has ramped up, it's easy for couples to fall into a pattern where they feel more like business partners than life mates. How can you get back on track?

Kids’ Poop: What’s Healthy?

It's a messy business. But kid's poop is a key indicator of health. Here is some advice to help parents get to the bottom of normal bowel movements in children.

Best Homework Apps for Students

Students these days have a lot to juggle. These homework apps can help keep them organized and on top of their to-do lists.

How to Deal With a Difficult Father-in-Law

Dealing with difficult people isn't easy in general, but how do you cope when the toughest person to interact with is your father-in-law? A local psychologist weighs in on how to deal with a difficult father-in-law.

Practical Ways to Carve Out Time for Self-Care

It feels like there aren't enough hours in the day to dedicate to work, family and other obligations — let alone self-care. But it's easier to prioritize your physical, mental and emotional well-being than you realize, a local clinical psychologist says.

Benefits of Early Orthodontic Care for Kids

Think 7 or 8 years old is too soon to start orthodontic treatment? Think again. It’s the ideal time, says Dr. G. Michael Kabot, D.D.S., M.S. Read on for more about early treatment.

Macomb County Mid-Winter Break Activities

Kids across Macomb County will have a short mid-winter break from classes. Here are some things to do to pass the time with your children. Browse our list of happenings from Feb. 12 to 21, 2021.

Tulip, Orchid and Dandelion Theory: Kids and Sensitivity

Get details on the tulip, orchid and dandelion theory, plus learn how to create the best environment for your child to grow.

Macomb County Winter Fun Activities and Events for Families

Whether you're looking for things to do outdoors, stuff happening indoors or local events to try with the family, we've got Macomb County winter fun covered.

MLK Day Events in Macomb County for Families

Browse our list of MLK Day Events in Macomb County to celebrate this day of service in honor of the African-American civil rights activist on Jan. 18, 2021.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

A local expert decodes this mental health disorder and offers advice for supporting your loved ones with bipolar disorder.

Beyond Elf: The Best Family Christmas Movies

Here are 18 of the best family Christmas movies worth watching with your family this holiday season.
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The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.