Health & Fitness

Keeping Kids Safe in the Car

Car safety goes beyond buckling up. In fact, there's a lot parents should know before hitting the road. An expert with the Kohl's SAFE 4 Kids Program explains.

How to Build Your Child’s Physical IQ

Not all kids are born athletes, but every child should tend to their physical IQ. Give it a boost with these top dos and don'ts.

Help and Hope for the Anti-Athlete Kid

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses the September 2018 cover story and why it's important for kids to find physical activities that they love.

The Current CDC Vaccine Schedule for Children

One of the most important ways to keep kids healthy is to follow the vaccine schedule for children. Here's the Centers for Disease Control's 2018 guidelines.

Why Parents Should Consider Urgent Care Sports Physicals

Urgent care sports physicals are an option for parents of young athletes in southeast Michigan. Here's why to consider one for sports or school physicals.

Tips for Girls on How to Use a Menstrual Cup

These feminine products are eco-friendly, can last for years– and can be a bit intimidating. Here, a metro Detroit OB-GYN explains how to use a menstrual cup.

Teaching Girls the Dos and Don’ts of Proper Feminine Hygiene

Vaginas are complicated – or at least that's what Summer's Eve might have you believe. But a metro Detroit OB-GYN says proper feminine hygiene isn't that complex.

How to Get the Most Out of Speech Therapy for Kids

Speech and language pathologist experts from metro Detroit share the importance of parental involvement in getting the most out of speech therapy for kids.

The Ponytail Headache: A Very Real Pain for Kids

Could your child really suffer from a ponytail headache? A metro Detroit pediatric neurologist says yes and explains what parents can do to help.

Does Your Child Need a Neuropsychological Assessment?

Paulina Multhaupt, a clinical psychologist at Shelby Pediatrics, breaks down the benefits and provides insight into this test for children struggling with learning or behavioral issues.

The Big Benefits of Nature on Mental Health

A local expert weighs in on how spending time outdoors improves mental health.

What to Do BEFORE That Summer 5K or Mud Run

With intense fitness programs on the rise, a sports medicine doc with DMC Medical Group offers advice for parents looking to get in shape.
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