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It's food you can play with! Try this cool edible kinetic sand recipe from Arena Blake's 'Awesome Kids Crafts' cookbook.
One mom from Troy talks about how classical music helps her children connect with their late grandfather.
Metro Parent sat down for a Q&A with Izzy, the STEM-loving host of Metro Parent's Virtual Camp, to get details about this year's installments.
Step aside, solomoon. Go away, glamping. The on-the-rise skip-gen vacation trend, 'gramping,' boasts big benefits for grandparents and their grandkids.
Find out how much the average family will spend on summer vacation, the going rate for ice cream taster insurance and other fun July facts.
Metro Parent’s Editor-in-chief discusses why she feels that the toddler years are magical and also how this developmental stage can also be tough on parents.
Dr. Salvatore Ventimiglia of Shelby Pediatric Associates and Child Lung Center shares advice for shielding kids from the summer sun.
African-Americans and Latinos face a number of roadblocks when it comes to mental health care. Here, two local experts offer insight and advice for families on addressing mental health disorders.
From dining out as a family to enjoying community outings, summer offers countless opportunities for fun. For families who have a child with autism, these outings may require more advanced planning. One of Gateway Pediatric Therapy’s board-certified behavior analysts, Stephanie Sweebe, shares her advice.
A structured schedule contributes to the success of a child with autism. Learn why and how you can better create consistency for your kid at home.
Dr. G. Michael Kabot, D.D.S., M.S. of Kabot Family Orthodontics clears up five common misconceptions families have about this orthodontic intervention.
Find out why positivity and perseverance are so powerful for mental health.