Parenting

Matching Family Pajamas Are Back for the Holidays

Prepare your social media feed or wallet. Family pajamas are back, and just in time for Christmas morning.

Finding a Path to Peace

In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, one mother recalls her own fears as a young Jewish girl aware of anti-Semitism and its impact on history and her people, how it compares to her children’s sense of identity and what we all need to do to eradicate such atrocities once and for all.

How Citizens Can Help Immigrants Who Fear Deportation

Changes in immigration policies put undocumented parents on ICE's chopping block. Here's what citizens can do to help their immigrant neighbors.

How to Help Children Develop Handwriting Skills

Chris Purgatori, MOT, OTRL with Kaufman Children's Center offers steps for young children who are just beginning to write.

Local Tween Receives President’s Environmental Youth Award

This sixth-grader from Utica Community Schools was recognized for her efforts as an amphibian advocate.

Mom Fights for a Safer Future for Children With Wyatt’s Law

From St. Clair Shores to the state capitol, this local mom is pushing for a new law to give kids the protection her son didn't have.

Tips for Choosing a Day Care for Your Child

Experts offer advice on what to consider when choosing a day care for your child.

Kids Who Attend Day Care Are Better Behaved Than Those Who...

A new study out of France found that children who went to day care were not only better behaved but were also more social than those cared for at home.

Butterball Turkey Talk Line Stats and More

Learn how many pumpkins go into the famous pumpkin spice flavoring, how many calls Butterball Turkey answers and other fun November facts.

Families Separated by Deportation in Metro Detroit

Three local families separated by deportation share their experiences with the U.S. immigration system and how their lives have been shaken by the deportation of a loved one.

A New Perspective and a Feeling of Gratitude

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about her struggle to find a feeling of gratitude when life got her down and this month's cover story, which aims to help kids find it too.

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.
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