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Horseback Riding Places for Kids in Metro Detroit

It doesn't matter if you're a horse expert or novice — these horseback riding places in metro Detroit and beyond have camps, lessons and more for all ages and experience levels.

Teen Privacy: The Closed-Door Policy

Somewhere around age 12, kids start locking their bedroom doors. Decide where you'll draw the line on tween and teen privacy.

Michigan’s Safest School Districts

Want to know if your child's school ranks among Michigan's safest school districts? Take a look at Niche's data analysis for Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Why Babies Start Head Butting and What to Do

Is your toddler or baby head butting? Should you be concerned? Experts weigh in on the reasons why babies start head butting and how to keep these kids safe.

Fireworks Safety for Kids

Bottle rockets, sparklers and more: Here are some fireworks safety tips for using customer-grade fireworks this Fourth of July and all summer long.

Water Safety 101: Lake and Pool Safety Tips for Families

With summer approaching, families of small kids and teenagers should keep safe swim practices in mind. These lake and pool safety tips can help.

When Can Kids Cross the Street Solo? Study Says 14 Years

In terms of perception and motor skills, they're not ready to cross busy roads till high school. Can kids cross the street earlier than that, in your opinion?

Teen Privacy: The Closed-Door Policy

Somewhere around age 12, kids start locking their bedroom doors. Decide where you'll draw the line on tween and teen privacy.

Why You Should Have a Family Code Word With Your Kids

Do you have a family code word? It's something only you and your children know – and it could help save your child from an abduction.

Finstagram: What Parents Should Know

Thought you knew what your kids were up to on the popular social app Instagram? Think again. Read on to find out more about Finstagram aka fake Instagram.

Study: Despite Risks, Doctors Don’t Talk to Kids About Gun Safety

A recent study found physicians aren’t necessarily following the recommendations for this talk. Plus, tips for keeping your kids safe.

Is There Heavy Metal in Baby Food? Yes – Most of It, Actually

Could your baby's food be contaminated with heavy metals? It sounds like a scare tactic, but a report released in October by Healthy Babies Bright...
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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.