Parenting

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Marijuana Moms: Parents Open Up About Cannabis Use

Local parents talk about why they use weed and offer tips on how to talk to your kids about cannabis use.
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5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Parenting a Child With ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD can be a challenging path. A St. Clair Shores mom shares her feelings on what she's learned from her young son so far.

Threenager Survival Guide: Growing With a Strong-Willed 3-Year-Old

The 'terrible twos' might be over but buckle up because the turbulent threenage years are here. Here's why this age can be so tough – and advice to help you thrive.
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10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.
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Date Night Ideas: Fun Things for Parents to Do in Metro Detroit and Ann...

Get information on why parents should make time for each other and get the latest details on what's opening in our are to help you plan for your next date night.
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Opposite Gender Siblings Sharing a Room

Is it OK? There are benefits and pitfalls, say southeast Michigan parents and experts. Get tips and advice on opposite gender siblings sharing a room.
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Special Needs Events for Kids and Parents in Metro Detroit

Parents of children with special needs in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor can plan ahead for fun activities, sensory-friendly movie showings and more that are tailored to meet their needs.

A New Reason to Play Outdoors

Learn why the children at Alpine Academy in Oakland Charter Township get outside as much as possible.
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10 Anti-Racism Resources for Kids and Families

It's so important to be anti-racism. These online anti-racism resources can help you and your kids understand racism and why we all should stand against it.
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5 Problematic Disney+ Movies You Need to Talk to Your Kids About

Not all the classic Disney movies are sunshine and rainbows. Here are five problematic Disney+ movies that feature scenes, characters or storylines you need to talk to your kids about.
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Oh, Daddy: Top 12 Celebrity Pops That Rock Our World

In no particular order, a list of famous fathers who have shown commitment to their partners and children – that we wish our husbands and kids' fathers were just a BIT more like.
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6 Ways to Stick to Your ‘No’ As a Parent

Don't let the begging get to you; follow these tips to help you stand firm in your decisions and stick to your 'no' as a parent.