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What To Do When Kids Say Embarrassing Things

Ever been out in public with your child when she asks a socially unacceptable question? We've got tips on how to handle it when kids say embarrassing things.

Sorry, Not Sorry: Don’t Force Kids to Apologize, Study Says

Young kids can distinguish between willing and coerced apologies, the University of Michigan finds. The takeaway for parents? Don't force kids to apologize.

How to Reheat Pasta Like a Pro, Open Bubble Packs and...

Get tips for metro Detroit parents on how to reheat pasta like a pro, open bubble packs with a kitchen tool and keep restless sleepers safer.

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.
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