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The Most Effective Tip for How to Discipline a Child

The key to how to discipline a child? A metro Detroit child psychology expert and Growing Leaders' CEO say to focus on consistent prevention vs. punishment.

Oh, Daddy: Top 10 Celebrity Pops That Rock Our World

In no particular order, a list of famous fathers who have shown commitment to their partners and children – that we wish our husbands and kids' fathers were just a BIT more like.

Controlling Authoritarian Parenting Could Create Problems for Kids

Authoritarian parenting can be damaging to kid's independence and breed disrespect, a study finds. Learn how to loosen the reins.

Parent Discipline Types and How to Strike a Balance

Are you a law-and-order Tiger Mom or a big softie? Find out the pros and cons of each parenting style and how you can strike a balance.

Researchers Identify Four Parenting Styles in U.S.

A study defines four ways moms and dads raise their kids. What are they, and what does a southeast Michigan expert have to say about them?

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?

Sharing Responsibilities: How to Find a Balance at Home

For some families, the 'go-to mom' and 'less-involved dad' model is outdated. They're striking a balance, so one isn't carrying so much of the load.

Creating a Blended Family in Remarriage

Merging broods is rarely as tidy as a '60s sitcom. Discover how to make a blended family work.

Etiquette 101: Visiting a Science Center with Kids

Dos and don'ts for taking kids to science museums in Michigan like the Michigan Science Center, Cranbrook Institute of Science and Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum.

10 Commandments of Co-Parenting

Finding a way to peacefully co-exist and collaborate with your ex after a divorce or split is worth it for everyone in the family.

Study Finds Authoritarian Parenting Linked to Obesity in Kids

A parenting style that is 'not responsive but demanding' can be bad for kids. Is anyone surprised?

How to Be An Awesome Aunt

For National Aunt and Uncle's Day on July 26, a southeast Michigan aunt offers advice to help you share more experiences with your nieces and nephews.
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