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10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time

10 Classic Parenting Tips That Stand the Test of Time

These days, technology advances at a dizzying pace – almost as fast as children outgrow their shoes. Navigating the modern world can leave many moms and dads searching for some good old-fashioned advice. But there is bright news: When it comes to raising kids, the more things change, the more they stay the same. According […]

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Why Young Kids Hop, Skip, Jump and Bounce Around

Why Young Kids Hop, Skip, Jump and Bounce Around

Whatever you do while you read this sentence, do not think of a pink elephant. Did it work? If you tell most children to “stop!” running or bouncing around the house, it’s a similar effect, says Dr. Jason Majchrzak, supervising behavioral analyst at Beaumont Health’s Center for Exceptional Families, an autism center in Dearborn. He […]

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How to Explain Catcalling to Kids

How to Explain Catcalling to Kids

No matter how prevalent it is for young girls and women, catcalling isn’t harmless. The murder of Ruth George, a kinesiology student at a University of Illinois at Chicago in 2019, a Chicago man — prosecutors allege — was angry the 19-year-old didn’t respond to his catcalls shines a new spotlight on those dangers, particularly for tween […]

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The Benefits of Using a TENS Unit in Pregnancy and Labor

The Benefits of Using a TENS Unit in Pregnancy and Labor

Before I got pregnant with my first, I had never heard of a transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator, or TENS, unit. I was determined to move through my pregnancy, labor, and delivery as intervention-free as possible, so I soon learned about different methods. Despite needing fertility drugs to conceive, I wanted everything else to be as […]

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Birdwatching in Macomb County

Birdwatching in Macomb County

Do you and your children enjoy being outside and learning about nature? Then birdwatching might be a great hobby for your family to pick up — and lucky for you, our Mitten State is a great spot for birders of all ages.  Michigan is home to 450 different species of forest, prairie and coastal birds […]

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