Parenting

Radio Dad Craig Fahle

Covering Detroit news, community and culture on 101.9 FM, radio-show host Craig Fahle's call letters are WDET - and DAD.

Attention Deficit Disorders Insights

Dr. George L. Blum from Southfield Pediatrics discusses ADD and ADHD and how these disorders can be regulated.

Service Animals and Special Needs Kids

Specially trained dogs are helping children in southeast Michigan adjust to everyday life. Here's a look at how they work.

Love & Hate: I Love When My Husband Steps Up

Moms do a lot of kvetching when their husbands don't help around the house. But we've got to also give them credit when they do!

Bribing Kids

Is it useful for cooperation - or a sure-fire way to create entitled children?

Love & Hate: I Hate Being Less Fashionable Than My 10-Year-Old

While I continue wearing my same old at-home-mom attire, my daughter is developing a sense of fashion that is leaving me far behind.

Tips to End Bullying – for All Kids

Teaching children tolerance and compassion toward their peers, LGBT or otherwise, starts at home. Here are ways parents can bring the message home.

Love & Hate: I Love Being a Mom with Bifocals

I was surprised to discover that getting my first pair of bifocals did not throw me into a tailspin.

Executive Function Disorders and Kids

For many with special needs, it's hard to plan, focus and retain. Here's a guide to helping them back on track.

Love & Hate: I Hate My Kids' Spring Wardrobe

While the calendar tells us it's time to break out the pastel colored shorts, halter tops and flip flops, the weatherman has a very different message.

Teaching Kids How to Buy Stuff

There's lots for kids to learn before they make purchases of their own. Let's break it down.

'Special' Siblings

For 'typical' brothers and sisters of kids with special needs, the impact can be a challenge - and rich opportunity. Here's how local families find the right balance.