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Sick Kid? Decide When to Keep Your Child Home From School

Do you know when to keep your child home from school? During cold and flu season, it's a classic conundrum for parents. Get advice and insight here.

How Families Can Invest in Happiness vs. Stuff

Experiences matter more than material things. Here's why and how moms and dads can bank more moments that are rich rewards for you and your kids.

Setting Children’s New Year’s Resolutions

A local psychologist weighs in on children's New Year's resolutions – including how to pick a resolution, setting a timeline and more.

Getting a Grip on Household Chores

Want to finally kick the clutter, grime and disorganization in your family's home? Go for the gusto with these realistic tips to tackling household chores.

Do You Suspect a Family Member Hates Your Kid?

An Oakland County psychologist weighs in on how to deal and what moms and dads should do when it seems like a family member hates your kid.

How to Encourage Optimism and Positive Thoughts in Children

Parents can help kids develop more resiliency and the mental durability they need to weather the small stuff – and life's bigger challenges down the road.

Is it Bad for Kids to Believe in Santa?

Does your kid believe in Santa? Psychologists claim that the belief could harm children and diminish how much they trust their parents.

‘Edible’ Homemade Wildlife Christmas Ornaments for Your Backyard

Lure nature right to your family's window by transforming an evergreen or shrub into a holiday banquet of homemade wildlife Christmas ornaments for birds, squirrels and more.

Michigan Measles Outbreak and Kids: What Parents Can Do

As of late 2018, there's a Michigan measles outbreak, with disease rates the highest they've been in 20 years. What's going on, and what can you do?

Kids Holiday Menu: 6 Recipes to Get Them Involved

Recruit your little chefs to help you make this year's Thanksgiving feast. Metro Parent's kids holiday menu offers six yummy recipes to get them involved.

Setting Limits on Kids Gifts

Want to start creating limits on kids gifts during the holidays or birthdays? Sometimes less is more. Here's how to temper children's expectations.

3 Cool Indoor Fall Fun Escapes in Southeast Michigan and Beyond

Chillier weather makes autumn a prime time to seek fun inside. Here are three indoor fall fun spots to check out with the kids in metro Detroit and beyond.
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