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Embracing Anger and Negative Emotions: Why It Matters for Kids

When children are sobbing or lashing out, it can be hard for parents to help them deal, but it's a huge disservice to shut down them down. Learn why — and how parents can support kids in embracing anger and negative emotions.

Handling Kids’ Behavior During the Coronavirus Pandemic

What do you do when kids act up out of fear and frustration during a world pandemic? The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these coronavirus tips.

Mom Disciplines Son With Pushups in Store Bathroom

When her son back talked her, Texas mom Nicki Harper Quinn made him do pushups. Another mom posted about it online with a note of admiration.

Dad Destroys Son’s Artwork to Teach Him a Lesson

One dad is facing backlash for tearing up his son's artwork and telling him that it 'meant nothing' in order to keep him from bullying his sister.

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.

Dad Makes Son Destroy Xbox Over Bad Grades

After his son received bad grades, this dad forced the child to smash his Xbox. He posted the footage to YouTube and has received mixed reactions for it.
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?