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Why Perfectionism in Girls is so Pervasive – and How to Change It

Perfectionism is ramping up among all kids, but girls seem to fall deeper into the pit. Here's why our daughters are wracked with self-criticism – and what we can do.

Little Girl Insists Princess Jasmine Didn’t Need a Man to Travel

In the Disney movie 'Aladdin,' Princess Jasmine discovered a whole new world, but only after meeting her prince. One little girl is having none of that.

How Labels Hold Girls Back

Whether you're calling her a bossy girl, princess or tomboy, the words you use to describe your daughter could impact her more than you realize. Here's how labels hold girls back.

Metro Parent October 2012 Cover Outtakes

Check out the outtakes from this month's Rosie the Riveter cover, featuring southeast Michigan CoverKid Veronica.
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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.

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Earth Day Events in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Celebrate Mother Earth on April 22, 2021, at one of these eco-friendly Earth Day events in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Freebies for Vaccinated People in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These spots offering free items or discounts to people who can prove they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.