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In 2020, Empowered Flower Girl is marking 10 years of mentoring metro Detroit girls, boosting their self-esteem, helping them manage everyday conflict and more.
Moon Afrykan Aku was boarding a SMART bus in 2011 when the driver noticed she had something on her chest and stopped her. Aku was breastfeeding. The driver refused to let her board and called the police. "What happened afterward is what made me become a breastfeeding advocate," Aku, a mom...
In new kids book Be Kind, a butterfly named Charlie learns what it means to share kindness. And its metro Detroit author is hoping that message spreads.
So, how rare are four leaf clovers? Turns out: pretty rare. Find out how rare and learn some other fun March facts in the March 2020 installment of What Counts.
Metro Parent's editor-in-chief reflects on the loss of a member of the MP family, how important it is to be living with intent and how to do that this spring.
Plant-based diets can be healthy, but without careful planning, key nutrients can be missing. But, by simply adding dairy to a plant-focused meal, you've got a superfood power couple. Here, personal chef and dietitian Jenn Fillenworth of Grand Rapids offers insight.
How parents can tell the difference between puberty-related emotional changes and a mental health condition.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit offers day and overnight camps for children ages 3 and older. A Livonia mom of four shares what the Y's day camps have to offer.
To celebrate National Reading Month in March, Roseville Community Schools shares tips to help parents encourage the love of reading in children.
Open communication and collaboration can smooth the way for success. Here, the Vice President of Clinical Operations at Gateway Pediatric Therapy's Sterling Heights clinic offers insight.
Here, Blossom Behavioral Wellness Center's Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ATR) weighs in on its importance.
Kerry Peterson, MA, CCC-SLP, BCBA, from Kaufman Children's Center, offers advice for families.