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We all want good friends. But what's it take to BE one? It's not a lesson parents always directly teach. These tips can help kids learn how to be a good friend.
We caught up with Michigan's top librarian to get her top picks for the best kids' books of 2020.
When it comes to holiday baking, are you feeling ho-ho-ho or no-no-no? Our Christmas cookie Spirit Scale recipes have picks for the gleeful and the Grinches.
A common component of children's toys can cause some serious harm if ingested. Here, Dr. Curt Stankovic, the medical director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital of Michigan, offers insight.
Mind your "beeswax" and create your own custom-colored and scented lip balm – just like the Digital Divas.
Got K'NEX construction toys? The Digital Dudes made strong, lightweight bridges with them. Here's how you can, too.
A Troy mom of two shares her story of how one of her adopted daughters discovered a sister she never knew she had through 23andMe.
Most kids aren't getting enough zzz's – and the effects of too little sleep include a negative impact on academic performance and social and emotional well-being.
As a high school special education teacher, a musician and a cancer survivor, Carolyn Striho doesn't let anything hold her back – and her students take note.
No, it's not just to annoy parents (well, not on purpose). So why do kids whine? Learn about what drives it – and how to stop a whiner in his or her tracks.
This Detroit Lions birthday party celebration for a local 10-year-old was a touchdown success, complete with a first-time trip to Ford Field.
Holidays are hectic, and baking cookies may not top your to-do list. If you opt for store-bought holiday cookies, though, boost your spirits with these showstoppers.