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Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety

03/24/14

Helping Your Child With Separation Anxiety

How can you make sure you're not making your child's anxiety worse when you leave them at daycare, preschool or with the babysitter? Here are seven tips for parents.

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Support, Education for Parents of Kids with Respiratory Illness

03/24/14

Support, Education for Parents of Kids with Respiratory Illness

Royal Oak-based organization HealthCall creates pediatric-focused group for parents and caregivers caring for children with respiratory illnesses, where they can learn and network.

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Win Tickets to 'Henry and Mudge' at the Michigan Theater

03/24/14

Win Tickets to 'Henry and Mudge' at the Michigan Theater

Your family could see the musical stage show based on the book series at this Ann Arbor spot as part of the 'Not Just For Kids' series. Enter by Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Fisher Theatre in Detroit

03/24/14

Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Fisher Theatre in Detroit

The enchanted musical kids know and love is coming to the stage March 25-30, 2014. Snag your family's tickets to one of eight shows.

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Meet Sophia, Metro Parent April 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

03/24/14

Meet Sophia, Metro Parent April 2014 CoverKid – VIDEO

Spring is in the air! This fun, enthusiastic 5-year-old from Westland captured the warm weather vibe and laughed it up in our Q&A.

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Win a Copy of Disney's 'Frozen' DVD

03/24/14

Win a Copy of Disney's 'Frozen' DVD

This Oscar-winning flick could be yours – for free! Enter to win your very own copy of the movie by Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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Girls and Labels: Stopping the Negative Name Calling

03/24/14

Girls and Labels: Stopping the Negative Name Calling

Good girls are calling themselves derogatory names, and thanks to rap music and television, it's the norm. How can you get your daughter to stop using negative terms?

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Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights

03/24/14

Play-Place for Autistic Children in Sterling Heights

Macomb County will soon have a recreational, educational and therapeutic facility for kids with autism and their families, which is set to open on Aug. 15, 2014.

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Easter Seals Story: Finding The Right Therapy for Autism

03/24/14

Easter Seals Story: Finding The Right Therapy for Autism

For Laten Terry, who was diagnosed with autism at age 3, and his mom Angela, therapy caused frustration and tears. But with the help of Easter Seals Michigan, they found a program that has opened up a whole new world.

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Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

03/24/14

Kyle Smitley, Founder of Detroit Achievement Academy

Before founding this charter school, Smitley was operating a multimillion-dollar clothing company. But she wasn't feeling fulfilled. So she moved to Detroit to help kids get a better education.

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