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Should Kids Have Chores?

Fed up with nagging and pleading your kids to pitch in around the house? Here's why kids should have chores and how to get your kids to do them, too.

Dealing With Teenage Drama: Advice for Parents

What's the secret for parents hoping to strike a balance they and their emotional kids can live with? Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with teenage drama.

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.

Talking to Teens About Their Friend’s Risky Behavior

Parenting a teenager is stressful, especially when their friends start upping the ante with risky experiences. How do you address these behaviors?

7 Tips to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Ready to get in shape, learn how to knit, or quit smoking this new year? You can do it! Follow these simple tips on how to stick to resolutions.

Depression After Adoption: Why It Happens and How to Cope

Post adoption, depression can set in for many. Local therapists who work with adoptive families address what can cause it and what you can do to treat it.

Adopting an Older Child in Southeast Michigan

From application to acclimation, the adoption process is complex. But these local parents are committed to giving kids a chance at a loving home.

The Importance of Parents Admitting Mistakes to Teens

Admitting you're wrong is difficult, but teens need to hear parents admitting mistakes. Here's why it's healthier for everyone.

Drunk Parents Have 13-Year-Old Drive Them Home From Bar

The parents were arrested after police pulled over the teen for driving erratically. A 7-year-old child was also in the truck.

Raising Children Who Volunteer

Grappling with how to spark a love of volunteering in your children? Teach kids how to give back to the community at every age with these tips.

Top Teacher Award Nominations 2012

Metro Parent asked southeast Michigan parents to tell us which teachers have made a difference in your child's life. Here are the 2012 nominees.

The Importance of Date Night for Parents

Forget the excuses. Forget the guilt. It's really good for your relationship and your kids. Here are some tips on scheduling this special time.
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