Parenting

Fostering Futures: Ensuring a Bright Future for Former Foster Kids

The Michigan Education Trust's Fostering Futures Program offers scholarships and hope to kids who don't have family to help them achieve their educational dreams.

Foster Parents Elizabeth and Ryan Gebs

Meet an Oakland County couple who's filling their home and hearts by fostering.

Belightful Yoga Brings Classes to Kids, Special Needs Children

A Royal Oak-based mobile yoga program delivers the benefits of this mind body practice to children and kids, especially special needs families.

Egg-Freezing Parties for Career Women Not Ready to be Moms

Company EggBanxx just took fertility awareness to a new level, complete with cocktails and swank. Will the trend help? Will it stick? Or is this all a bit much?

Frustrated Mom Creates App to Stop Teens from Ignoring Calls

One mother got sick of her kids blowing off her phone calls, so she created an app to make it impossible. Stroke of genius or an overstep of parental bounds?

Monroe County Teen Allegedly Fakes Abduction, May Face Felony Charges

Hayley Marie Turner, age 18, of Bedford Township reportedly went missing for 16 hours - but it turns out the entire thing was a hoax. What happened to the teen?

Mom Dresses Daughter as Hooters Girl for Pageant

The documentary 'Blinging Up Baby' gives you a look at kid beauty pageants. Did one pageant parent from London go too far with a Hooters waitress outfit?

West Bloomfield Student Wins National Braille Challenge

Meet the southeast Michigan boy that competed against braille readers across the United States and Canada, and took the top spot.

Extreme Parenting Styles Rule on New Bravo TV Series

Set your DVR for the latest reality show that introduces you to nine different families with very unique parenting styles.

Social Savvy: Raising Kids Who Can Make Connections

At each stage of development, there are things parents can do for their kids to help them with social skills and making friendships.

Five Ways to Build Structure in Your Family

From chore charts to meal plans, here are a few ways to keep families organized.

Physicians Advise Parents to Read to Children Daily

Family story time is just what the doctor ordered! The American Academy of Pediatrics wants physicians to urge early literacy at birth. Why the big push?
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