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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.

How to Avoid Tick Bites and Keep Your Kids Safe

Discover how to avoid tick bites, what to do if your family gets bitten and how to recognize the diseases that they carry.

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.

Backpack Buying Guide: How to Find the Best Backpacks for School

With choices galore, how can you help your little guy or girl pick the best backpack? Consider these backpack buying tips.

Adaptive Sports for Kids with Disabilities and Special Needs

In search of adaptive sports for kids with physical or developmental disabilities? Here are local sports programs for kids with special needs in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

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.

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.

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?

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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