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A Dad's Tips for Watching Football with the Family

01/30/14

A Dad's Tips for Watching Football with the Family

The author of Let's Play Football turns Super Bowl viewing into a family-fun sport.

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The 2014 Caldecott Medal

01/27/14

The 2014 Caldecott Medal

Rachel Fryd of the Free Library of Philadelphia explains the selection of the Caldecott Medal winners for the year's best illustrated kids' books.

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MK Super Camp Fair Wrap-up

01/27/14

MK Super Camp Fair Wrap-up

A wrapup of MetroKids 2014 Super Camp Fair, including camp activities, prize winners and photos.

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MK's Super Camp Fair Preview

01/23/14

MK's Super Camp Fair Preview

At MetroKids' annual Super Camp Fair, Sun., Jan. 26 at the Conshohocken Marriott, you can meet camp staff, get camp info and win camp scholarships.

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2000 K-8 Philly Scholarships Available

01/09/14

2000 K-8 Philly Scholarships Available

There's a March 1 deadline for 2,000 scholarships for low-income families to send their K-8th graders to private and parochial schools.

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Raising Resilient Kids: SMART New Year's Resolutions

01/07/14

Raising Resilient Kids: SMART New Year's Resolutions

A local resilience expert subscribes to a SMART goal-setting method for raising resilient kids in 2014.

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Mom's Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks

01/02/14

Mom's Movie Review: Saving Mr. Banks

MK's editor weighs whether the Mary Poppins-related Saving Mr. Banks is a kids' movie or not.

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Auld & New

12/31/13

Auld & New

Of the seemingly millions of pictures I’ve taken of my kids over the years, their Baby New Year shots hold a particularly warm place in my heart. You know the image — chubby baby wearing nothing but a diaper on his bottom and a burpie slung over one shoulder, beauty pageant-style, emblazoned with paper cut-outs announcing the change in calendar digits I asked my older son how he’d feel about my sharing his year 2000 pic on this page. “Mom,” he said, teen mortification evident, “that picture’s just for family!” So I’ve been overruled. No Baby New Year photos from Auld Lang Synes past. What I can share unreservedly is our hope that the articles in this first MetroKids of 2014 will help you...

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Meet MK's Elf

12/12/13

Meet MK's Elf

Behind the scenes at MetroKids with MK the office elf

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Best Kids Books of 2013

12/05/13

Best Kids Books of 2013

The Horn Book shares its picks for the best kid books (picture books, fiction and nonfiction) of 2013.

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