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Tips on How To Connect With Your Teenage Son

Do you ever find yourself wondering how to connect with your teenage son? Here are nine tips from a therapist.

Boys’ Wet Dreams: How to Deal With This Part of Life

It's totally natural but can be an uncomfortable thing to address with your son. A local expert offers advice on how to handle boys' wet dreams.

What’s a ‘VSCO Girl’ (And Why Are Your Kids Mocking Them)?

The trend is all over social media and features fashion laden with scrunchies, friendship bracelets and pricey brands. Have you heard of it?

The Tween Thong Debate: Her Choice or Too Young?

One mom wrote in asking whether she should let her tween wear a thong. She asked for other mom's opinions and they've chimed in with their advice

Why Some Tween Kids Lose Stuff Constantly

It seems like some young kids lose stuff all the time. Learn why this happens, how much really is innate and how to help your kids without 'losing it' yourself.

Why Tweens are Embarrassed of Mom and Dad

Has your tween suddenly become embarrassed of mom and dad? Here's why they might be pushing away your affections – and what to do instead.

What Causes Jealousy Between Friends?

Got a green-eyed monster on your hands? Find out what causes jealousy between friends and what parents of tweens can do to address it.

The Deal on Why Teens Steal

For all the ethics lessons parents try to pass on, even seemingly 'good' kids steal. Is your child an offender? Find out why teens steal and what you can do to stop it.

Virginia Threatens Trick-or-Treating Teens with Fines and Jail

Several cities now have laws that slap kids over the age of 12 with penalties for going door-to-door on Halloween – and we think it's ridiculous.

Closing the Loophole Battle with Your Tween

Is your tween using your own logic against you? These so-called loophole battles might be frustrating for parents. But here's why they also might be a good thing.
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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.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.

Ways to Celebrate Earth Day from Home

Earth Day is right around the corner. Take care of Mother Earth and celebrate Earth Day from home with one of these fun and green activities.

How to Get Your Child to Sleep Without a Nightlight

Is your child refusing to sleep in the dark? Two experts shed some light on how to get your child to sleep without a nightlight.

ASMR and Kids: What is It, and What are the Pros and Cons?

YouTube has exploded with videos of people whispering, rustling buttons and even eating pickles – all to elicit a calm feeling. Can ASMR and kids be a good mix?