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Toddler Body Rocking: What It Looks Like and How to Address It

Notice your toddler body rocking? He or she isn't alone! Here's why 'body rocking' is typical in toddlers and what parents can do to address it.

How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.

Handling Kids’ Behavior During the Coronavirus Pandemic

What do you do when kids act up out of fear and frustration during a world pandemic? The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these coronavirus tips.

Sorry, Alexa: Kids Just Don’t Trust You

A new study sheds light on the sources of information children trust most. Find out why kids don't trust Alexa along with five other things kids don't trust.

Owning Bad Behavior When Our Kids Act Up

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about an incident with a friend's child and how it relates to December's cover store about owning bad behavior when kids act up.

Sharecations: Vacations with Friends

Coordinate your family getaway with some pals, share expenses and experiences. But read this primer, first!

ADHD Today: Untangling Myths and Offering Strategies

It's a well-known childhood issue – and carries a history of stigma. Luckily, our understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has really grown up. Here's a closer local look at ADHD.

Metro Parent's 2011 Mom Approved Docs

Local parents chose the top pediatricians, kids' dentist and other family doctors in southeastern Michigan. See who made the list – and read comments from local moms and dads!

25 Years of Parenting: A Look Back and Ahead

We've come a long way since 1986! On our 25th anniversary in 2011, Metro Parent looked at how family philosophies, models, discipline trends, worries and more have evolved.
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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.

MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.