DPS parents use Osborn H.S. Parent Resource Center (WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Detroit School Parent Resource Centers Open Over Break

Parent Resource Centers at seven Detroit schools will be open over the current break in classes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2012

Michigan Education Trust Enrollment Period Opens

Parents once again can begin enrolling their children in Michigan’s prepaid tuition program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2011

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UM: Loud Music Costing Teens Their Hearing

National data demonstrate that 1 in 6 U.S. adolescents has high-frequency hearing loss. A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health shows that many parents don’t think their teens are at risk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2011

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Memo to Parents: Get Your Teens those Nutrients!

More than 25 percent of all bone mass is created between the ages of 13 and 15 for boys, and 12 and 14 for girls. To ensure healthy bone mass development, teens need regular doses of vitamin D, C, iron and calcium from the foods they eat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

Study: 2/3 Of Parents Worries About Children’s Online Safety

While the Internet is a popular and still-growing source of information, e-commerce, social networking and more, two-thirds of American parents say they are worried about their children’s safety using the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

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Couple Punished In Attack On School Crossing Guard

Two parents charged in an attack on a 73-year-old Lansing school crossing guard who tried to stop a fight have been sentenced to jail and probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

Parent Involvement Key To Keeping Kids From Crime

The President of the Detroit Branch of the NAACP, says the city has some fine officers who put their lives on the line every day for the public. But, he also thinks parents must play their part.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

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Back-To-School Physicals Good Time To Discuss Healthy Lifestyles

Annual back-to-school physical exams present an opportunity for discussion between parents, children and family physicians. Parents and family physicians should collaborate to teach children healthy lifestyle practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/20/2011

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Father Guilty In Attack On Crossing Guard

A jury found a Lansing man guilty of assault and battery in the beating of a 73-year-old school crossing guard who broke up a fight between the man’s 6-year-old son and another first-grader.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

When parents bring up topics like sex, drugs and alcohol, teens can get uncomfortable and feel attacked. Try an approach that is more about listening and less about preaching, to get through to your child. (credit: iStockphoto)

Suggestions For Having ‘The Talk’ During Prom Season

Prom. The time of the year when teens hit the malls in search of the perfect dress or tuxedo. It is also that time when parents search for the perfect words to talk to their kids about sex, alcohol and unhealthy behaviors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2011