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8 Bad Apps for Kids That You Don’t Want on Their Phones

Discover some of the top bad apps for kids. Plus, a metro Detroit expert shares safety tips that go beyond monitoring what kids do on that smart device.

Cool Podcasts for Parents That Are Packed With Inspiration and Advice

Looking for some parenting inspiration or advice? These awesome podcasts for parents can help.

The Power of Words

Is it more appropriate to use person-first or diagnosis-first language? We spoke to some experts to find out which is preferred.

A Parent’s Reflection on 9/11 — 20 Years Later

A local mom takes a look back on how she felt during the attacks on 9/11 20 years ago and how she's addressing the anniversary with her kids.

10 Risky Activities That Teach Positive Risk Taking Skills

Children should learn to do things that intimidate them. Here are a few ideas of risky activities to help them get out of their comfort zones.

4 Kids Bedtime Mistakes Good Parents Make

Here are four kids bedtime mistakes that could be ruining your night — and how moms and dads can fix them.

My Mantra: It Takes a Village

Parenting can be overwhelming but it's easier when you're not alone — and that's what inspired Nicole Spicer's mantra: It takes a village.

How to Discuss 9/11 with Kids

On Sept. 1, 2001, I wasn’t yet 1 when a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center left the country rattled. My mother says...

Why Do Kids Seem to Behave Their Best Everywhere But Home?

You're not imagining it. The kids really are on their best behavior everywhere but at home. Here's why and how to improve their at-home attitudes.

How Michigan Taught Me the Value of Transitions

The Livonia mom behind the weekly newsletter, Parenting Skimmed, talks change and the value of it — even if you or your kids don't see that value.

How to Help Kids Get Used to Being Around People Again

As many children return to in-person learning and crowds gather again, families are navigating new types of anxieties. Here's how to cope.

Car Safety for Your Family

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Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

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Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while you're staying safely at home with your family? Check out our list of fun online virtual events happening this weekend — and any time!

10 Examples of Patriotism That Parents Should Teach Their Kids

What should American children know about our country, and how can parents instill patriotism for kids at their home? Teachers share these 10 examples of patriotism.

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Here’s everything you need to know about making your yearly trip to America's Rockin' Roller Coast in 2021.

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