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Mom Disciplines Son With Pushups in Store Bathroom

When her son back talked her, Texas mom Nicki Harper Quinn made him do pushups. Another mom posted about it online with a note of admiration.

Neighbor Sends Mom Photo of Son Standing Naked in Window

Mom tried to nab a quick shower while her 2-year-old watched Peppa Pig, but he had other ideas and climbed naked in the window for the whole world to see.

Mom Brings Nerf Gun to Hospital to Keep Dad Awake During Childbirth

Childbirth is tough, and the last thing mom wants to see is dad snoozing in the corner. So one mom decided to keep her hubby up with the help of a Nerf gun.

Daughter’s Prank Nearly Gets Mom Arrested for Kidnapping

A California girl was just having a laugh when she held up a 'help me' sign in her mom's backseat – but the cops that pulled them over didn't think it was funny.

Amazon Reportedly Sends Used Diapers to Mom of Preemie

A Jersey City mom says she ordered diapers on Amazon, expecting clean ones, but instead ended up with two boxes of dirty diapers – and we're totally disgusted.

Dad Accidentally Uses Diaper Cover as Daughter’s Hat

One Minnesota dad has the internet rolling after accidentally sending his daughter to school with a knit diaper cover on her head.

Mom’s NYE Ball Drop Parenting Trick Draws Criticism

A mom used a video of last year's ball drop to get her kid to go to bed early. Some say she's selfish for doing so, but is it really that big a deal?

Parents Trick Toddler with Mom Cut-Out to Prevent Crying When She’s Not Around

One Japanese mom couldn't leave the room for a second without her son crying, so she started using life-size cardboard cut-outs of herself to keep him calm.

Kid Unknowingly Flips Entire Christmas Play Audience the Bird

The 5-year-old girl wanted to show mommy the boo-boo she had on her finger. Instead, she flipped off her school play's audience the entire duration of the show.

10 Top Oh Mother Parenting Stories of 2019

From the sweet to the horrid to the downright nutty, we've rounded up the top 10 Oh Mother parenting stories that Metro Parent covered in 2019.

Op-Ed About ‘Motherhood Imposter Syndrome’ Starts Conversation

Everyone experiences 'imposter syndrome' – aka the feeling of inadequacy despite success. And no one is immune, including moms, one op-ed points out.

Mom’s Dirty Laundry Christmas Tree Goes Viral

All moms know laundry never ends and, when one sassy mom's hubby told her to handle it, she turned her family's dirty clothing into a cheeky Christmas tree.
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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.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

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.