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Dealing With Back-to-School Anxiety

A new study says talking about it with your kids helps soothe September jitters. Plus, discover five tips for addressing back-to-school anxiety.

How to Overcome FOGO: A Fear of Going Out

FOGO, or the fear of going out, is a common worry for parents during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are some expert tips to keep calm as you start going out again.

Compulsive Skin Picking in Children

Notice your child picking at skin? This body-focused repetitive behavior could indicate something more. Here, a local therapist talks compulsive skin picking in children.

Managing Emotions in College: How Parents Can Help Students

The first years after high school are a huge transition that can trigger anxiety and more. Learn how to help young adults with managing emotions in college.

Anxiety in Elderly Increases When Basic Needs Aren’t Met

A study from the University of Michigan highlights the need for more services for aging adults, citing growing rates of anxiety in elderly people.

Anxiety in Kids: Identifying and Treating This Mental Health Issue

Anxiety in kids is common, but pinpointing these disorders can be tricky, thanks to subtle symptoms that aren't clear to parents – let alone the kids themselves.

Heart vs. Head: Reflecting on Childhood Anxiety

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief reflects on the childhood anxiety she dealt with and how it relates to part one of our Kids Mental Health series.

Kids Facing Fears and the Example of Marge

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about the October 2018 cover story, which focuses on helping kids face their fears, and her childhood neighbor who let fear cripple her in many ways.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.