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Researchers Identify Four Parenting Styles in U.S.

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

Losing a Spouse: Moving Forward as an Only Parent

After losing a spouse, how do you grieve for yourself, comfort your kids, make ends meet – and imagine a day when you won't feel so alone?

Raising Kids That Understand the Importance of Taking Risks

Parents want to protect their kids from failing or getting hurt, but that's impossible. Here's why taking risks is important and how you can help your child learn.

Kids and Seasonal Allergies: What Parents Should Know

Is it a cold or allergies? Which medications are best for children? Dr. Amy Marks with Beaumont Children’s shares tips for parents.

Top 10 Green Goofs: Is Your Family Making Eco Mistakes?

From pizza boxes to tips on light bulbs, plastic, compost and weatherizing your home, discover slip-ups you and the kids can fix!

What Kids Can Learn from Selling Girl Scout Cookies

Your daughter can learn a ton of valuable leadership skills if you help her take the lead herself! Discover the little lessons those tasty treats contain.

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For some families, the 'go-to mom' and 'less-involved dad' model is outdated.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.

Helping Big Kids Avoid the Entitlement Trap

Tips and steps parents can take to curb self-interest and help nurture and raise responsible children in a culture obsessed with having its way.

Prom for Preschoolers?

Yes, prom for preschool grads has really become a trend – and it's one we can't get behind.

How Retreats Help Parents of Special Needs Kids

One local mom shares how attending retreats for moms of special needs kids has helped her de-stress and recharge.

Nurturing Compassion in Kids: What Parents Can Do

Wondering how you can cultivate a caring, content nature in your children? These six steps, filled with helpful tips and insight, show you how.

The Pros and Cons of Raising Children in Detroit

What is it like to raise a family in the city? One local mom shares the pros and cons – and why it's so worth it in the end.
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