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School Faces Backlash After Counselor Posts Gender-Biased Lessons

A counselor at the school planned talks on confidence for girls and future careers for boys, but the district says they'll be taught the same topics.

How Parents Can Stay Connected to Their Childless Friends

While you're changing diapers, your childless friends are going to parties and traveling. It can be hard to relate, but you can still stay connected.

Nanny Etiquette: Dos and Don'ts for Parents

Want to be a good boss? Here are some things to keep in mind when you have a nanny working in your home.

Leaving Your Little Ones to Go Back to Work

Part three of our Child Care series focuses on the emotional toll parents can feel when they return to work. How do you manage the guilt? How do you balance both of your worlds?

Hiring a Nanny: Where to Look, Questions to Ask and More

Two moms weigh in on everything from the cost of a nanny to where to find a nanny – and more. Get the all details here.

Choosing Child Care

When faced with the choice, what do parents pick for child care? Nanny? Center-based facility? In part II of our child care series, we offer some guidance.

Child Care Costs, Searching for Quality Child Care and More

The author of Metro Parent's three-part series on child care discusses her own search for quality child care, the option of au pair child care and more.

GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant Manager, Mom Doneen McDowell

Aside from spending time with her three daughters, Doneen McDowell works a full time job at General Motors. She shares her success story of finding work-life balance.

Parents vs. Non-Parents

While you’re changing diapers or transporting your kids to soccer practice, your childless friends are going to parties and traveling to exotic locales. No wonder it’s hard to relate. But maybe it’s not as hard to stay connected to our childless friends as we think …

Former Metro Detroit Mom Jasinda Wilder Authors Steamy Reads

This metro Detroit native's erotic page-turners could make '50 Shades Of Grey' turn red. But the real kicker? The books she penned saved her family from foreclosure.

Toddler Damian Sutton Tragedy Sparks Child Care Safety Debate

This Macomb County 2-year-old's death following an alleged beating by his mom's boyfriend raises the question: Who do you trust around your kids? Local moms weigh in with their tips and opinions.

My Lil' Yuppie Flash Cards Teach Kids Life's Finer Things

This game is one of the newest items in a 'baby bling' phenomenon that's spiraled out of control. Spoiling your children just got educational.
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