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This week, "Art and Soul" is the art of well-being.  89.1 WEMU's Lisa Barry is joined by local parenting expert Nancy Serlin, who talks about teaching coping skills and resiliency to kids and how they learn from their families.


The young women in this story have labels. Three labels: Single, mother, college student. They're raising a child and getting an education — three of the 2.6 million unmarried parents attending U.S. colleges and universities.

Getting a degree is hard enough for anyone, but these students face extra challenges. And when it comes to helping out with their needs, Wilson College in Chambersburg, Pa., is considered one of the best in the country.

University of Michigan

To spank or not spank your children:  It's a debate that has gone on among parents for years, but there's a new study that weighs in heavily on one side.

Ann Arbor Schools Offer 'Raising Teenagers' Program

Nov 12, 2015
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Parents and kids can experience a lot of conflict as children become teenagers. Ann Arbor public schools is offering parents the chance to see what’s really going on inside the teenage brain.