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Busting Breastfeeding Myths

In celebration of National Breastfeeding Month, a local lactation consultant debunks four common breastfeeding myths.

What Families Need to Know About the Expanded Child Tax Credit

A new monthly child tax credit for families kicked off on July 15, but what is it and how is it meant to benefit families? We did some digging so you don't have to.

Which Cereals Have the Most Sugar?

Froot Loops, Cheerios, Cap'n Crunch. These are among the top 10 sweetest brand name breakfasts that aren't exactly healthy for your children.

Top Reasons to Celebrate Your Child’s Half Birthday

Here are five reasons to consider throwing a child's half birthday shindig.

Teaching Kids Spatial Intelligence

Spatial intelligence is the ability to visualize a change in the position of things. Here are some tips to help grow your preschooler's spatial thinking.

How to Help Your Kid Adjust to a New School

Whether your child is going from private to public school, preschool to kindergarten or from one district to another, these tips can help with the transition.

First, Second, Removed and Other Ways to Define ‘Cousin’

What's a first cousin, first cousin once removed and what does second cousin mean? Here's a breakdown of your connections and ways to define 'cousin.'

What to Do if Your Big Kid Reverts Back to Baby Talk

A local professional weighs in on baby talk in older children and what parents can do to curb the problem.

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?

The Sandbox Revolution: Raising Kids for a Just World Answers Big Parenting Questions

Detroit moms, writers and activists use their experiences to address parent's biggest questions in 2021 in this new book.

Why are Kids so Loud?

We explore some reasons that your child may get loud and offer some tips to help them turn down the volume.

Unhealthy Foods That Kids Should Never Eat

A local expert offers some suggestions of seemingly harmless but totally unhealthy foods that kids should never eat and some options kids should try.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

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

Family Fun Things to Do At Home This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

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.

Cedar Point Hours, Ticket Cost, Rides and More

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

Toddler Getting Out of Bed Repeatedly? Here’s How to Stop It

Get some much-needed rest with these expert tips.