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April 2012

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Mom's Health

For Earth Day, a Look at Trash

For Earth Day, a Look at Trash

For ages 5-9, a book of facts about our discards can provide educational reading for Earth Day.

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Book Reviews

For Earth Day, a Look at Trash

For Earth Day, a Look at Trash

For ages 5-9, a book of facts about our discards can provide educational reading for Earth Day.

Grow a Garden

Grow a Garden

Produce fresh veggies and watch flowers bloom using these kids’ at-home gardening kits.

Give Your Child Savings Savvy

Give Your Child Savings Savvy

April is financial literacy month, a good time to add to your kids’ knowledge of money. Here are some suggestions

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Music Reviews

Hot Band To Pop Up at Festival

Hot Band To Pop Up at Festival

The new Radio Jungle CD establishes The Pop Ups among family music's best groups. They will perform at the Phila. International Children's Music Festival.

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Family Fun Features

Garden Delights

Garden Delights

Celebrate spring among flowering trees, feathered friends and buzzing honeybees.

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Ask Momma

Worst Player on the Team

Worst Player on the Team

Momma offers tongue-in-cheek advice about 9-year-old boys who are, well, not that great at their chosen sport.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Trish Adkins

Trish Adkins

Meet our April mom of the month.

7 Camp Activities To Try at Home

7 Camp Activities To Try at Home

Families and friends can capture the summer camp spirit by trying these fun and popular games and experiences.

Arts Camps: A Happy Picture

Arts Camps: A Happy Picture

Kids can unwind, gain self-confidence and expand creative and critical thinking as they paint, sculpt, dance and make music.

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Education Features

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Teachers use global issues, technology and creative expression to engage exceptionally bright children.

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Mom Matters

New Moms Make Mistakes!

New Moms Make Mistakes!

Small slip-ups can overly discourage new moms, who often run on too little sleep and too much anxiety.

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Health & Nutrition

Cesarean Section Q & A

Cesarean Section Q & A

Whether you have a scheduled C-section or want to know what an emergency one involves, knowing key facts will make the experience easier.

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Maternity

Cesarean Section Q & A

Cesarean Section Q & A

Whether you have a scheduled C-section or want to know what an emergency one involves, knowing key facts will make the experience easier.

New Moms Make Mistakes!

New Moms Make Mistakes!

Small slip-ups can overly discourage new moms, who often run on too little sleep and too much anxiety.

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Solutions

‘Where Did the  Baby Come From?’

‘Where Did the Baby Come From?’

The where-do-babies-come-from question strikes fear into the hearts of many parents, but experts say don’t worry.

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Autism Research & Advice

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Projects Challenge Bright Kids

Teachers use global issues, technology and creative expression to engage exceptionally bright children.

Managing an Autism Diagnosis

Managing an Autism Diagnosis

Here's how parents can manage their child's autism treatment plan and seek adjustments when they seem to be needed.

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
August 2015 Preview

August 2015 Preview

The Aug. 2015 issue includes stories about charter schools, cool school supplies, gifted kids, public speaking, local U-pick farms and end-of-summer fun.

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CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

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Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

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Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

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The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

A parent's guide to The Marvel Experience at Lincoln Financial Field through July 5

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