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Make an Adoption Lifebook for Your Child

These scrapbooks for adopted kids are key to helping your child understand his or her past. Learn how to make a lifebook and why it's so important.

When to Tell Kids They are Adopted

Not sure how to tell a child they are adopted – or when is the best time? Local adoptees weigh in.

Best Adoption Books for Parents

Find advice and stories in these books about adoption, recommended by local adoption experts as some of the best books for adoptive parents.

Depression After Adoption: Why It Happens and How to Cope

Post adoption, depression can set in for many. Local therapists who work with adoptive families address what can cause it and what you can do to treat it.

Adopting an Older Child in Southeast Michigan

From application to acclimation, the adoption process is complex. But these local parents are committed to giving kids a chance at a loving home.

Local Family Discusses Road to Adoption

For the Coopers of Bloomfield Hills, their road to parenthood was filled with more potholes than a Michigan highway. Here, we share their story.

Metro Parent's 2011 Mom Approved Docs

Local parents chose the top pediatricians, kids' dentist and other family doctors in southeastern Michigan. See who made the list – and read comments from local moms and dads!
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Tips on Dealing with Other People’s Kids

It can be complicated. Their parents' rules or yours? Can you discipline them? And what about posting photos on Facebook? Here are some practical dos and don'ts to dealing with other people's kids.

Earth Day Crafts for Kids

Go green with these fun Earth Day crafts for kids – including a stained glass planet, recycled bird feeder, tissue paper globe and more.

Detroit Zoo Searching for Kid Mayor of Amphibiville

Applicants must write a 100-word essay for the Detroit Zoological Society and submit it by April 30, 2021.

Hellenic Museum of Michigan Reopens with New Exhibit

Explore artwork by artists of Greek heritage at the Hellenic Museum of Michigan's latest exhibit, The Hellenic Art Exhibition, on display through July 25, 2021.

Watch This, Do That: The Lego Movie

Teach your kids to embrace what makes them special with the latest installment of our Watch This, Do That series: The Lego Movie.