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How to Teach Your Kids about Native American History

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to introduce your kids to Native American history and the truth behind the holiday. Here are some tips to get the conversation started.
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Mom Mantras: Share The Little Phrase That Gets You Through

Is there a phrase that gets you through the long and stressful days? Share your "mom mantra" with us for a chance to be featured in our magazine and a shot at a $50 Amazon gift card.
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Diverse Toys for Kids

Are you looking for diverse toys for kids? These brands have you covered with toys of all races, religions and abilities.
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Online Black-Owned Toy Stores

Looking to support small businesses owned by people of color this holiday season? Grab your kid a toy or two from these online Black-owned toy stores
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Friendship Circle Buys Bakery to Expand Jobs for People with Special Needs

Friendship Circle recently purchased the West Bloomfield-based Dakota Bread Company to provide training and career opportunities for adults with special needs.
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Should You Use Special Needs or Disabilities?

The term "special needs" is all encompassing but is it ok to use the word "disabilities" too? We took a closer look to find out when each term is appropriate.
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When to Know It’s Right to Start a Family Instagram Account

Family Instagram accounts are all the rage but how do you know when it's the right time to start one for your fam? We've got tips to help you make the dive.

Teenagers and Piercings: What You Should Know

When done correctly, body and facial piercings can enhance one's sense of self, but is it safe and what should parents know if their teen wants one? A local artist weighs in.
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8 Bad Apps for Kids That You Don’t Want on Their Phones

Discover some of the top bad apps for kids. Plus, a metro Detroit expert shares safety tips that go beyond monitoring what kids do on that smart device.

Child Afraid to Sleep Alone? What to Do When Kids Crawl Into Your Bed

Is your child afraid to sleep alone? Here's what's going on with your school-age kid, and how to help him become comfortable sleeping solo.
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How to Talk to Another Parent About Their Child’s Behavior Problems

You're not trying to be a tattletale, but sometimes you have to approach a fellow parent about her kid. Here are some tips on how to talk to another parent about their child's behavior.
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Caring for Your Mental Health if the Election Doesn’t Go Your Way

No matter how the election turns out, some voters aren't going to be happy. If the results leave you feeling upset, here are some ways to cope.