Parenting

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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.
Mom sits on a couch with her head in her hands as a boy and girl yell at her from either side

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.
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How to Handle Parenting When One Parent Undermines the Other

Parenting is hard enough without your partner contradicting what you do. Find out how undermining your child's other parent can hurt your kid and how to handle it if it happens to you.
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Celebrating Juneteenth With Kids

Juneteenth — aka Freedom Day — falls on June 19 and celebrates the abolition of slavery in America. Here are some ways you can celebrate Juneteenth with kids.
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The Reality of Being a Black Mom

A black mom from Detroit explains how the killing of black men affects the way she parents her two young kids — and calls for change from those who read her story.

Doing Our Best: The ‘Help Desk’ from Metro Parent and WDET

Grappling with how to parent during a pandemic? You've come to the right place. Ask questions and get advice with the 'Doing Our Best' Help Desk.
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A Parent’s Guide to TikTok

In this parents' guide to TikTok, you'll learn what TikTok is, why it's so popular and how to make the most of it with your kids.
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Starting a Diversity Program

Help your child's school celebrate culture and diversity by starting a diversity program. These handy tips and online resources designed for parents and teachers can get you started.
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Teaching Your Daughter How to Use a Tampon

Want to teach your daughter how to use a tampon? A local doctor weighs in with tips and information for parents.
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Kids March for Black Lives Matter

Parents and kids in Grosse Pointe hit the streets on June 3 in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Find out what happened at the kids' march and get details on others you can join.
A collage of books that explain racism to kids

Books to Help You Explain Racism to Kids

Are you finding it difficult to find the words to explain racism to your kids? These 13 books break down this difficult topic in an age-appropriate way.