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Drop an 'f' bomb or scream 's---!' when you step on a Lego in the living room? Cut yourself some slack for occasionally swearing in front of your child.
For hospitalized kids and grown-ups with a variety of illnesses, music therapist Bob Huffman's soothing guitar and voice is a dose of musical medicine.
Scratch those sugarplums, kid. Our hometown is known for horsepower, spirit and creative grit. Our Holiday 'It' List takes its cue from some local icons.
Catch these fantastic displays close to home and on the road to celebrate the season.
Harrison Township mom of three Rebecca Thomas says kids should help in the household without compensation.
Farmington Hills mom of two Rebecca Kavanagh says it teaches them crucial money-management skills.
One local parent and some of Metro Parent's very own writers share their favorite things with readers.
When your kid is complaining of a sore throat, would you know if they have allergies, stuffy nose, a viral bug – or strep throat?
Experts at Michigan Term explain why reviewing your insurance needs could be the most important resolution you make this year.
The festive flavors of cranberry, goat cheese and rosemary collide in this fun recipe from the Great Balls of Cheese recipe book.
Does your child start to act like they belong on the naughty list during the holidays? Here's why – and what to do about it.
Things can get hectic this time of year. A local expert offers tips for keeping it chill this season – and beyond.
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