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I Hate Stuff

Buying stuff used to make me feel independent. Now, taking care of four people's stuff just makes me crazy!

I Hate Making Dinner

The only thing I ever want to make for dinner is reservations (and the kids seem to appreciate it more, anyway!).

Cook Once, Eat Twice

Whether chicken, pasta or beef, take your family's leftovers to the next level with these two-for-one meals.

Self-Care for Parents

Resolve pay some 'extreme' attention yourself this New Year, mom (and dad). It'll help the kids, too!

Amy Grant Talks to Metro Parent

Before a local show, the pop vocal star chatted about her 'blended' family, balancing mommyhood with fame and more.

I Love Christmas Trees

This family had to merge their holiday tree traditions. So - here's to "a partridge in a fake tree!"

Five Quick Tricks to Help Fussy Kid Eaters Try New Foods

Ready to say goodbye to mealtime battles? Use this quick tip sheet to help diffuse the situation at the table, and get your picky eater to try new tastes.

A Digestible Food Pyramid

Creating balanced, healthy meals for your kids doesn't need to be overwhelming. Learn the basics here.

I Hate Business Trips!

My husband's business trips make me realize how hard it is to be a single mom.

All About Apples

In Michigan, apples have their own heralded heritage. Here are some things you may not know about this fall fruit.

Holiday Feasts on the Cheap

You don't have to spend a fortune to have a heck of a meal. Here's how to stretch your food dollars this season.

Date Night on a Dime

In tight times, parents need a special evening together all the more. Here's how - cheap!
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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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