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5 Things You Should Know About Fostering a Child

For those considering opening their homes to a child in need, Katie Page-Sander, an expert on Michigan's foster care programs, offers her insight and five things you should know about fostering a child.

Teacher from Hell: Tips for Dealing With Difficult Teachers

Wondering how you should be dealing with difficult teachers? Make nice with your child's not-so-nice teacher with these 16 tips.

Best Private Schools for Boys in Metro Detroit

Your son may thrive at one of the all-male schools here in southeast Michigan. Here's a roundup of the best private schools for boys in the region.

14 Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Southeast Michigan residents offer 14 surefire ways to get to know your neighbors and develop a relationship with them, too.

Signs of Depression in College Students

Get information on how to identify signs of depression in college students, plus tips for helping your child.

How to Become a Foster Parent in Michigan

If you've considered providing a home for a child in need, but not known where to start, then begin here with our five-step guide on how to become a foster parent.

Local Daycare Centers, Au Pair Services and Nannies in Southeast Michigan

Browse this roundup of local daycare centers, nanny information and au pair-matching services to find the right childcare service your your brood.

Raising Kids That Understand the Importance of Taking Risks

Parents want to protect their kids from failing or getting hurt, but that's impossible. Here's why taking risks is important and how you can help your child learn.

Most Parents Don’t Think They’re Raising Healthy Eaters

A new poll from the University of Michigan Health System finds only a third of parents believe they're doing a good job encouraging healthy eating.

How to Bond with Your Baby: Advice for Dads

Bonding may come easier for mothers – but never fear, fathers! Here are some tips for daddy-baby bonding.

Kids Should Pay More Attention to Mistakes, Study Says

The new research from Michigan State University reinforces the importance of fostering a 'growth mindset' in kids.

Top STEAM Toys for Kids from The Robot Garage

Looking for a way to spark interest in science, technology, engineering and math with a twist of art? This southeast Michigan store has some great products.
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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?