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Creative and Cute Ways to Announce Pregnancy

Can't find the right words to tell your loved ones and friends your good news? Try one of these cute ways to announce pregnancy!

Finland Adopts Gender-Neutral Parental Leave Policy

Under the new gender-neutral parental leave policy, mothers and fathers get the same amount of paid time off. Learn more about it and get details on U.S. policies, too.

A Look at Michigan’s Home Visiting Initiative for New Parents

Find out how the programs offered through Michigan's Home Visiting Initiative could help you or someone you know – and which ones to consider.

Pink + Blue Redesign: Our Little Magazine is Growing Up

Our little ancillary is all grown up! Here, Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about the Pink + Blue redesign and what you can expect from it.

Advice to Younger Parents, From Someone Who’s Been There

A veteran metro Detroit mom gives nine pieces of advice to younger parents that she's culled from her 24 years in the trenches, all encouraging today's parents to keep perspective and give yourself and your kids more darn credit.

Why the Baby Box Trend is Great for Safe Infant Sleep

A simple cardboard bassinet is being sent home with new moms at more U.S. hospitals. A southeast Michigan nurse midwife explains why the 'baby box' is a positive trend.

5 Ways You’re Embarrassing Your Kid on Social Media

A study from the University of Michigan outlines some things parents should – and shouldn’t – post online about their kids.

Postpartum Depression in Dads: Signs and What to Do

Can dads have postpartum depression? You bet. Learn more about identifying and supporting new dads with the postpartum blues.

The Most Essential Things a Newborn Baby Needs and What to Skip

Costs for baby can really add up. But not everything in the baby store is necessary. Here's the most essential things a newborn baby needs.

Are You Setting Your Baby Up to Be an Emotional Eater?

You could be, according to one study's findings. A local pediatrician weighs in with things to do before feeding your fussy baby.

Local Daycare Centers, Au Pair Services and Nannies in Southeast Michigan

Browse this roundup of local daycare centers, nanny information and au pair-matching services to find the right childcare service your your brood.

Best Doctors in Michigan: 2017 Mom-Approved Docs

Kid-tested, parent-approved. Metro Parent readers raved about their favorite pediatricians, dentists, therapists and much more. Who made this year's cut?
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Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?