Parenting Issues & Tips

New Water Stations in Oakland County Schools and More September Stats

Learn about the new water stations in Oakland County schools, what to do with your old Crayola markers and other fun September facts.

Is It OK for Kids to See Parents Naked?

Have you ever wondered if it's OK for kids to see parents naked? Find out what a metro Detroit board-certified psychologist has to say.

Top Work-from-Home Companies for Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Parents

Looking to spend less time away from your kids? Try these top work-from-home companies and opportunities perfect for southeast Michigan moms and dads.

Best Foreign Exchange Student Programs for Host Families

Interested in hosting a foreign exchange student in your home? Browse some of the best foreign exchange student programs to match you with the perfect kid.

6 Signs Your Kid Might Be a YouTube Addict

Kid suddenly talking in a British accent? It's just one symptom of this common kid 'malady.' Here, find out if your kiddo's a YouTube addict.

Should Kids Play with Toy Guns? One Local Mom Says ‘No’

Should kids play with toy guns? A Farmington Hills mom of two explains that mass shootings and laissez faire attitudes make her say " no way."

Panda Pregnancy, National Friendship Day and Other August Stats

Learn how long panda bear pregnancy lasts, how many close friends your brain recognizes and other fun facts to celebrate the month of August.

Why I Let My Kids Play With Toy Guns

A Harrison Township mom of three says that kids know the difference between pretend and real life, which is why she'd let her kids play with toy guns.

How to Keep Kids Cool, Get Rid of Wasps and More

Local readers and our managing editor offer some tips and tricks to make life a little easier around your home, including how to get rid of wasps and a 'work for hire' chore hack.

Names Parents Give Private Parts When Talking to Kids

The cutesy names parents give private parts when talking to kids are commonplace. After all, it can feel less awkward in the moment. But does it really benefit kids?

Tips to Control Kids Technology and Data Usage During Downtime

Trying to control kids technology use is tricky during unstructured vacation months. These tips can help parents get a grip on screen time any time of year.

Summer of Love: How to Reignite Passion in Your Relationship

After kids, finding mommy-daddy time is tough. A local relationship guru offers tips on how to how to reignite passion – and why summer is a great time.
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