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EEE Virus in Michigan: What Families Should Know

Spread by mosquitoes, the Eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, virus claimed the lives of four Michigan residents last year and is back. Protect your family with this advice.

What to Do When Children Fake Sick

Why do kids put on the act? Get some insight into the reasons students want to skip school, and what you can do when children fake sick.

15 Free Online Workouts To Keep Your Family Energized

Families looking to keep their families active during the COVID-19 lockdowns and beyond can do so with these free online workouts.

Two Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Southeast Michigan

It's official: Coronavirus has made its way to Michigan. Find out what this means and how health officials says you can protect your family.

Parents Think Teens Spend Too Much Time Playing Video Games

A recent study found that parents think teens spend too much time playing video games – but that it's normal. Get the details on this study – plus how to encourage other activities.

Tips for Your Daughter’s First Gynecologist Appointment

It can be tricky for parents to know protocol when it comes to that first gynecologist appointment. Here's what you need to know – plus special tips for dads.

Are All Germs Bad for Kids?

A little dirt and grime can actually be healthy for children. Here's a look at why disinfecting everything isn't the best parenting strategy.

Flint Water Crisis Resources for Families

It's been five years since the news broke that the citizens of Flint were drinking dirty water that was laced with lead...

Which Metro Detroit Schools Have the Highest Vaccine Waiver Rates?

A measles outbreak in Washington has put vaccination opt-outs in the spotlight. These 18 schools are on a list of high vaccine waiver rates in Michigan.

What to Do if You Have a Pigeon-Toed Toddler or Young...

When should parents worry that it's not something their child will grow out of? See what a local expert says about having a pigeon-toed toddler or young kid.

How to Talk to Your Kid About Weight and How It...

Kids who are stigmatized for their weight are more likely to binge eat and less likely to exercise, the American Academy of Pediatrics reports. Here's how to talk to your kid about weight.

Top Personal Trainers in Grand Rapids and Beyond

Ready to get fit or more healthful, but not sure how to begin? These personal trainers in Grand Rapids can help you reach your goals.