Parenting

Drunk Dad Lets Daughter, Age 9, Drive Van

A father from Brownstown, Michigan is in hot water after allegedly allowing his tween kid to take the wheel - and bragging about it on video.

Teen Slang: A Funny Mom Point of View

Whether you think the terms your kids use are 'whack' or 'phat,' you're probably out of the loop of what's cool. Isn't that the point? One mom weighs in.

Mom to Give Birth in Art Gallery

Birth as exhibit? Marni Kotak, a Brooklyn artist and soon-to-be mother, is doing just that as she prepares for her first child - 'Baby X.'

Awful, Weird and Worse: Kids Halloween Costumes

Trashy tweens, weapon toting tykes, creepy clowns and kids with six packs: These store-bought duds are truly scary.

Allowing Your Teen to Have Sex – In Your House

Angelina Jolie's mom was cool with it when her kid was just 14, and the actress says it's a good thing. Pros and parents pipe up on a taboo topic.

Rob Mies: Batman Dad

This Bloomfield Hills father of three kids is a crusader for bats in southeast Michigan with the Organization for Bat Conservation.

Mom Artist Dresses Baby as Hitler – and More

A Danish-Norwegian parent also channeled Mussolini, Stalin and other 'evil historical figures' through her daughter for a photo series.

Views on the News: State Farm's Singing Kids 9/11 Commercial

The 10th anniversary coverage of 9/11 brought back memories of how tragedy can bring out our best and worst.

Oh, Mother: Plush Sex Ed Dolls in Chinese School

Anatomically correct dolls used to help kids learn about their bodies in a kindergarten class have parents and educators abuzz.

Oh, Mother: Boo Hoo Parties for Back to School?

Some parents are crying over their kid's first day of kindergarten in a school-organized setting.

Parenting Then, Now and Always

Metro Parent Publisher Alyssa Martina looks back at 25 years of parenting and makes a prediction for the future.

25 Years of Parenting: A Look Back and Ahead

We've come a long way since 1986! On our 25th anniversary in 2011, Metro Parent looked at how family philosophies, models, discipline trends, worries and more have evolved.
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