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How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.

Why Babies Start Head Butting and What to Do

Is your toddler or baby head butting? Should you be concerned? Experts weigh in on the reasons why babies start head butting and how to keep these kids safe.

Why Toddlers Hit and What to Do When Your Child Won’t Stop

Any parent whose been slapped by his or her tot has wondered why toddlers hit in the first place. Read on for insight from an Oakland County expert.

No, Time-Outs Aren’t Harming Our Kids

So says a new study from researchers at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor. Learn what researches found and gets tips on how to use time-outs effectively.

Kids and Therapy: How It Works and Why It Helps

What should you expect when your child starts seeing a therapist? A local expert shares information and advice for parents.

Study Says Young Kids Take in More Information Than Parents Think

Little ones take a LOT 'in.' Here's why it's good a good thing that kids pick up background details, and how to harness that focus, too.

Is Your Child Faking Sick?

Generations of kids have feigned ill to avoid school. Ensure your child's coughs and aches are on the up-and-up!

Why Kids Lie and What to Do

How good is your kid lie detector? Here's how to give it a tune up.

Grassroots Government: County Government

Get the lowdown on this essential area of local government – and why you should do a little research this election year before heading to the polls.

Is Your Child Gifted?

Lori Zinser, director of admissions and marketing of The Roeper School, shares 10 surprising signs that could mean a child is super smart.

The Great Screen Debate

Today, kids are consuming more screen time than ever. Is there middle ground where health experts feel comforted and parents can catch a break?

Depression Risk is High for Young, First-Time Fathers

It's common to hear about postpartum depression for moms. But according to a new study, dads are feeling down and suffering from paternal postnatal depression.
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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.