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Finding a Path to Peace

In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, one mother recalls her own fears as a young Jewish girl aware of anti-Semitism and its impact on history and her people, how it compares to her children’s sense of identity and what we all need to do to eradicate such atrocities once and for all.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Masturbation

For young teens, masturbation isn't uncommon. But for parents, it can be a difficult topic. Here are tips on how to talk to your kids about masturbation.

When is It OK to Leave a Child Home Alone?

Want to run an errand? It could be time to leave the kids alone at home. Here are a few ways to know if your child is prepared.

Tips on How To Connect With Your Teenage Son

Do you ever find yourself wondering how to connect with your teenage son?Here are nine tips from a therapist.

How to Teach Your Child to Blow Their Nose

This cold-weather staple seems simple when you already know how, but for children it can be trickier to master. Here's how to teach your child to blow their nose.

Best Foreign Exchange Student Programs for Host Families

Interested in hosting a foreign exchange student in your home? Browse some of the best foreign exchange student programs to match you with the perfect kid.

Parenting Skills Brush-Up Advice: Six Simple Steps to Start

Feeling rusty? Even great parents need a little recalibration. Get insight from a lead parent coach to help any mom or dad get back on track.

Advice for Parents of Preschoolers

A Detroit-area mom shares insights she gleaned while her daughter was in preschool. Read these tips for preschool parents that have stuck with her.

How to Care for Your Baby’s Umbilical Cord

No need to be creeped out: Here's a new mom's primer on what it is and what to do about it until it falls off.

Southeast Michigan Mom Bloggers Share Their Stories

Meet five word-slinging moms who share their stories in hopes of helping you connect, create – and sometimes just crack up along your own parenting journey.

10 Step Parenting Tips

The unique relationship between stepparents and kids isn't always so easy to manage. Here, a local expert provides step parenting advice.

Tips on Exotic Animals as Pets, Going Back to Work After...

The May 2015 issue of Metro Parent also covers mom cave ideas from West Elm Birmingham and Leon and Lulu, Slow Roll Detroit and Goldfish Swim School's safety advice.
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