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Supporting Your Child’s Religious Choices

As kids get older they start to develop their own beliefs, and sometimes that's tough for parents. Here's how to best support your child's religious choices.

Swine Flu Michigan Case at Fair Prompts Precautions

When it comes to swine flu, Michigan families are at low risk. However, a case at the Fowlerville Fair is a reminder to stay safe and healthy around livestock.

Open-Water Drowning Risk for Kids is Rising

While pool drownings are dropping, accidents in natural bodies of water are not – and boys ages 15-19 are at highest risk. Here's how to keep all kids safe from open-water drowning this summer.

Pregnancy Cravings and Why Women Have Them

Why do pickles and ice cream make such a wonderful combo to moms to be? Experts dish on the science and reasons behind these oddball pregnancy cravings.

Names Parents Give Private Parts When Talking to Kids

The cutesy names parents give private parts when talking to kids are commonplace. After all, it can feel less awkward in the moment. But does it really benefit kids?

How to Deal with Self-Absorbed Teens

Does your kid think the world revolves around her? Here's what's going on with self-absorbed teens – and what parents can do to address it effectively.

Parents Aren’t Doing Enough to Promote Teens’ Independence

Older high schoolers can't manage basics – especially when it comes to health care, the University of Michigan reports. How can you promote teens' independence?

Teaching Your Kids Good Hygiene Practices and Proper Grooming

Cover your bases with these 11 good hygiene practices that every parent should teach their children about grooming and hygiene.

Women Giving Up Alcohol Get a Big Health Boost

There's bad news for the mommy drinking culture. A study highlights the benefits of women giving up alcohol. Learn why, and score a few mocktail swaps to help.

Detroit is the Most Stressed-Out City in the Country

Sheesh, can't we catch a break? A 2019 WalletHub study says Detroit is the most stressed-out city. Here's why – and five ways local parents can decompress.

Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child’s Half Birthday

Not sold on the trend of having another party for your kid this year? Here are five reasons to consider throwing a child's half birthday shindig.

Unhealthy Foods That Kids Should Never Eat

A local expert offers some suggestions of seemingly harmless but totally unhealthy foods that kids should never eat and some options kids should try.
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