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Cherry blossoms on the cheap & more

04/11/13

Cherry blossoms on the cheap & more

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, April 11-14, 2013, including cherry blossom & spring festivals.

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Dawn of the Daddy Bloggers

04/11/13

Dawn of the Daddy Bloggers

Dad bloggers are creating buzz online.

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Test Stress: The PSSA Opt-Out Controversy

04/09/13

Test Stress: The PSSA Opt-Out Controversy

MetroKids' managing editor invites readers to weigh in on the standardized test opt-out controversy.

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Weekend Planner: Spring fling fun

04/05/13

Weekend Planner: Spring fling fun

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, April 4-7, 2013, including spring festivals.

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Spanning the Spectrum

04/04/13

Spanning the Spectrum

A preview of MetroKids magazine's April 2013 special needs stories.

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Happy International Children's Book Day!

04/02/13

Happy International Children's Book Day!

It's International Children's Book Day, the annual celebration of kiddie lit that's taken place since 1968 on April 2, the birthdate of Hans Christian Andersen. We love kids' books here at MetroKids, and our award-winning book reviews have long been a highlight of our pages. In our just-out April issue, reviewer Frank Lipsius looks at a couple of irresistible rhymers. The occasion also seems a good one to share news from One Book, Every Young Child. The 2013 selection for this Pennsylvania-based early literacy initiative is The Bus for Us, a picture book by Suzanne Bloom, geared to preschoolers and Kindergarten students. The One Book website details the author appearances, interactive traveling trunks and library and museum events scheduled statewide to introduce...

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Weekend Planner: Easter hoppenings

03/28/13

Weekend Planner: Easter hoppenings

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, March 28-April 3, 2013, including spring break events and Easter events.

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Weekend Planner: It's Spring Break time!

03/21/13

Weekend Planner: It's Spring Break time!

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, March 21-24, 2013, including spring break camps, spring break events and Easter events.

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Spring & St. Patty's Day gold!

03/15/13

Spring & St. Patty's Day gold!

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, March 15-17, 2013, including spring and St. Patrick's Day events.

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MomSpeak wins Gold Award for blogs

03/11/13

MomSpeak wins Gold Award for blogs

The blog, a collection of posts from some 20 area moms, "has a ton of variety," according to contest judges. MetroKids magazine's calendar and book reviews also received recognition.

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