Parenting Issues & Tips

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9 Black-Owned Clothing Brands for Kids and Babies

Looking to support more Black-owned businesses? These Black-owned clothing brands offer adorable outfit options for kids.
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Tools and Advice for How to Help Kids Make Friends

It can be daunting to figure out how to acquire pals, especially during a pandemic. Wondering how to help kids make friends? Here are some tips and insights for parents.
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Diverse Toys for Kids

Are you looking for diverse toys for kids? These brands have you covered with toys of all races, religions and abilities.
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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.
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9 Ways to Practice Self-Care During Black Lives Matter

A global movement for equaltiy can have a huge affect on our mental health. Here are a few ways you can practice self-care during Black Lives Matter.
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Is It OK That My Kids Aren’t Calling My Parents By Their Grandparent Names?

A local mom wrote in and says her husband won't let their kids use her parent's grandparent names. Other parents offer their advice on how to handle it.
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Mommy Needs A Laugh Facebook Group Provides Entertainment for Moms

Learn about the local mom behind the hilarious Facebook group, Mommy Needs a Laugh, which has more than 3,600 moms laughing along together.
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Building Better Men Mentoring Program Inspires Young Men in Detroit

The Building Better Men program focuses on building up Black and Brown boys through mentorship, classes and community support.
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10 Houseplants that Families Should Avoid

Having houseplants can really liven up your home, especially in the gray winter months but parents should be aware of these houseplants that families should avoid.
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Supporting Your Child’s Religious Choices

As kids get older they start to develop their own beliefs, and sometimes that's tough for parents. Here's how to best support your child's religious choices.
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Helping Kids Cope When a Sibling Moves Out of the Home

Every parent will eventually experience empty nest syndrome. But younger siblings can struggle when a sibling moves out. Here's how to help their transition.
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The Importance of Racial Representation in Toys

A Detroit mom of two talks about the wake-up call she had while she and her daughter looked for a doll at Target and the importance of representation in toys.