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5 Autism-Friendly Halloween Tips for Families

A local expert shares Halloween tips for parents of children with autism and other special needs to make the spooky holiday more sensory-friendly.

Baby Shoes for $250 Cause a Stir Among Parents

What do you think of these ultra-elegant shoes for infants? Worth the splurge or a total waste?

How to Become a Foster Parent in Michigan

If you've considered providing a home for a child in need, but not known where to start, then begin here with our five-step guide on how to become a foster parent.

Trick or Treat Etiquette

From kid-friendly costumes to proper candy requesting behavior, here are some no-nonsense rules for this year's Halloween fun that every family should know.

How to Teach Your Child to Blow Their Nose

This cold-weather staple seems simple when you already know how, but for children it can be trickier to master. Here's how to teach your child to blow their nose.

No Visiting Baby for a Month, New Moms Say

Some new parents are fed up with relatives coming over too soon to meet the baby. Are they justified or ungrateful?

How to Talk to Kids About Traumatic Events

News of shootings, hurricane devastation and more can leave kids feeling anxious. Here's how to talk to your children about tragic events.

Survey Finds Most Grandparents Hate Their Grandchild’s Name

A recent survey found that one in five grandparents don't like their grandchild's name. Find out what their issue is and which baby names cause the fights.

The Best Gear for a Breast Cancer Cure

Whether you're running around town or having a night on the town, show off some pink this October to raise awareness for breast cancer research.

Manners 101: Laying the Groundwork for Your Kids

Developing social skills starts at home. Here are ways parents can provide a manners 101 course for table manners, phone etiquette, sportsmanship and more.

Totally Inappropriate Kids Books Meant for Adults

These reads LOOK like they're for children, but they're for grownup eyes only! Check out these inappropriate kids books for instant comic relief.

Girls and Asperger’s Syndrome

Girls with Asperger's Syndrome are being woefully under-identified and under-served by the system. Metro Parent looks into the roots of this diagnostic discrepancy.

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