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Tattletale Kids: Why Kids Snitch and What Parents Can Do

Here's a look at what motivates tattletale kids, plus nine tips and ideas to help kids break the habit and build conflict resolution skills.

Kids’ Poop: What’s Healthy?

It's a messy business. But kid's poop is a key indicator of health. Here is some advice to help parents get to the bottom of normal bowel movements in children.

5 Simple Steps to Help Kids Prone to Procrastinating

Tired of harping on them to stop putting things off? Here are eight ways you can help your children increase productivity (and nip your nagging, too!).

How to Start a Book Club for Kids

For kids, reading clubs can improve reading skills and is a fun group setting for bonding with friends. Here's how parents can start book clubs for kids.

How Parents Can Show Kids What Grown-Up Love Looks Like

From listening and hanging out to holding hands, giving compliments and even being happy to help out, here are 12 ways to show children what emotional maturity in relationships looks like.

Should You Pick Up Babies Every Time They Cry?

A recent study says 'yes,' you should pick babies up every time they cry, and a local pediatrician confirms that it's the best practice for ages 0-6 months.

Teenagers and Piercings: What You Should Know

When done correctly, body and facial piercings can enhance one's sense of self, but is it safe and what should parents know if their teen wants one? A local artist weighs in.

Child Afraid to Sleep Alone? What to Do When Kids Crawl Into Your Bed

Is your child afraid to sleep alone? Here's what's going on with your school-age kid, and how to help him become comfortable sleeping solo.

How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.

No-Carve Pumpkins for Kids

No need to carve your pumpkin this Halloween. Here are four fun no-carve pumpkin ideas to try with your kids.

Cradle Cap and Babies

Why does cradle cap affect so many infants, and what should parents do to effectively treat it? Find help and advice here.

10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Learn key ways to help your child succeed in school and beyond, offered by a veteran metro Detroit teacher and law expert.
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What Every Parent Should Know About Developmental Delays

You have a new baby in your life. But how will you know if your child is developing normally? An expert from the Autism Alliance of Michigan offers some insight.

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.