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How to Develop a Co-Parenting Plan

Making sure you're on the same page as your ex is key. Here are eight areas to address in a co-parenting plan.

Mom Squirts Breastmilk at a Woman Who Shamed Her for Breastfeeding in Public

Woman complains on Facebook that a mom sprayed her with breastmilk after asking her to breastfeed elsewhere.

The Power of Parent-to-Parent Time

For these local moms and dads, nothing beats some time sharing the unique trials, tribulations and triumphs of parenting a child with special needs.

Best Celebrity Parenting Advice

Actors, designers and comedians give their best parenting advice on sleep, fostering independence and ditching the devices for some quality time.

ADHD Today: Untangling Myths and Offering Strategies

It's a well-known childhood issue – and carries a history of stigma. Luckily, our understanding of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder has really grown up. Here's a closer local look at ADHD.

Raising a Child with Autism Along with a Neurotypical Kid

Finding out her son had autism wasn't easy for Milford mom and nurse Kelly Miltimore. After trial and error, she offers insight on raising a child with autism along with a neurotypical kid.

Conversation Topics for Kids, The Rocket Ferndale Spring Toys, Special Needs Therapy

Plus metro Detroit events from the Fox Theatre Detroit to FestiFools in Ann Arbor, answers to 'where are daycares near me?' and more in our April 2015 issue.

New Study Finds 'Mom Gene' It Claims Enables Good Parenting Skills

Genetic discovery in mice may explain why some parents may or may not have a strong urge to raise kids. How does this affect parenting?

Infant Mortality in Detroit: Finding Solutions

In the city, a new community based initiative pairs at-risk mothers with mentors to ensure they receive necessary resources for their newborn babies.
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Metro Parent’s Top Posts of the Week

MetroParent.com is loaded with great info for parents. Here, we've listed the best of the best posted this week for you to thumb through at your convenience.

What You Need to Know About Macomb County’s Children’s Mobile Crisis Unit Program

Kids in crisis in Macomb County can receive immediate assistance thanks to the county's new Children's Mobile Crisis Unit Program. Here's what you need to know.

Vaccine Recommendations for Macomb County Kids

The COVID-19 vaccine is here and we spoke to an expert with the Macomb County Health Department to find out what you need to know about getting one in Macomb County.

Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Beyond Van Gogh Exhibit Coming to Detroit

Become a part of a Vincent Van Gogh painting at Beyond Van Gogh Detroit, which will be on display starting June 25, 2021 at the TCF Center.