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Half-Baked Parenting Quotes, from Cliches to Celebs

Boiled down to a one-liner or two, well-intended advice can often just wind up sounding like half-baked parenting. We think these 10 parenting quotes make the cut.

What to Do When Your Tween Has An Attitude Problem

Read about five of the worst offenses and what parents can do when their child commits one or more of them.

A Cocktail Recipe for Some Common Parenting Headaches

Got a newborn? Is your teen driving? No matter what the parenting problem is, we're here for you with a special cocktail recipe.

Baby Hospitalized After Drinking Formula Mixed With Vodka

According to reports, a Wisconsin mom accidentally fed her infant daughter a vodka-formula mix when the bottle was confused for one filled with water.

Mom Arrested for Child Neglect Due to 4-Year-Old's Tooth Decay

The little girl's teeth were reportedly blackened and rotting. Was police intervention necessary? Tell us what you think.

Parents Accused of Giving Kids Drugs as 'Bargaining Tool'

Authorities say these Florida parents gave their teen daughters marijuana and cocaine to attend school and complete chores. Here's a no brainer: That's stupid.

ADHD Today: Untangling Myths and Offering Strategies

It's a well-known childhood issue – and carries a history of stigma. Luckily, our understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has really grown up. Here's a closer local look at ADHD.

Oh Mother Year in Review: Top 10 Crazy Parenting Moments of 2012

If it's shocking, stupid or just plain silly, these parents have done it in the past year. Here's our roundup of the most memorable Oh Mother blog stories.

Laundromat Mishap: Dad Puts Son into a Washing Machine

And it turned on with the toddler inside. The kid was OK, but the security camera video footage has gone viral, sparking plenty of outrage.

Parenting Then, Now and Always

Metro Parent Publisher Alyssa Martina looks back at 25 years of parenting and makes a prediction for the future.
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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.