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April 2014

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Attractions & Events

MK's Kid-Friendly Restaurant Guide

MK's Kid-Friendly Restaurant Guide

Restaurants in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey that cater to kids in terms of decor, atmosphere, menus and activities, providing a family-friendly dining experience for all.

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Kid-friendly things to do in Riverfront Wilmington

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Family Fun Features

MK's Kid-Friendly Restaurant Guide

MK's Kid-Friendly Restaurant Guide

Restaurants in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey that cater to kids in terms of decor, atmosphere, menus and activities, providing a family-friendly dining experience for all.

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Kid-friendly things to do in Riverfront Wilmington

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to plan an inclusive playdate, so friends of children with special needs can play safely and successfully

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Take the Kids to Riverfront Wilmington

Kid-friendly things to do in Riverfront Wilmington

Accessible Playgrounds

Accessible Playgrounds

8 inclusive playgrounds with adaptive equipment for kids with special needs

Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of kids' asthma and how to treat them. Plus, make an Asthma Action Plan.

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Medical

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of Asthma in Children

Signs of kids' asthma and how to treat them. Plus, make an Asthma Action Plan.

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Mom's Health

Pregnant?

Pregnant?

How pregnant women in the Philadelphia area are celebrating their baby bump from first trimester through delivery.

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

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Camps & Classes

Camp Gardens

Camp Gardens

Summer vegetable gardens get kids gardening at camp.

The Patchwork Camp Solution

The Patchwork Camp Solution

With so many camp options available, how do parents choose to send their kids to a single camp or several shorter sessions this summer?

Camp Gardens

Camp Gardens

Summer vegetable gardens get kids gardening at camp.

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Classes

How to Be a Babysitter

How to Be a Babysitter

Philadelphia-area classes that teach tweens and teens how to be a babysitter

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Education Features

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Learn why Singapore math is becoming the go-to curriculum in Philadelphia-area public, charter and private schools.

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Elementary Education

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Learn why Singapore math is becoming the go-to curriculum in Philadelphia-area public, charter and private schools.

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Secondary Education

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Why Local Schools Are Choosing Singapore Math

Learn why Singapore math is becoming the go-to curriculum in Philadelphia-area public, charter and private schools.

How to Be a Babysitter

How to Be a Babysitter

Philadelphia-area classes that teach tweens and teens how to be a babysitter

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Family Life

Flyers Family Snapshot

Flyers Family Snapshot

Five Flyers wives talk about their experiences raising kids in the Philadelphia area.

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Health & Nutrition

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

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Home Life

Flyers Family Snapshot

Flyers Family Snapshot

Five Flyers wives talk about their experiences raising kids in the Philadelphia area.

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Book Reviews

Kids Book Reviews

Kids Book Reviews

Reviews of the graphic novel Andre the Giant: Life and Legend and the CD-enhanced picture book Goodnight Songs

Best Baby Shower Gifts

Best Baby Shower Gifts

The creator of the Mother of All Baby Showers shares her picks for the best baby gear every new mom needs.

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Music Reviews

Kids Music Reviews

Kids Music Reviews

Kathy reviews Laura Doherty & Gunnar Madsen, then previews two area concerts by up-and-coming kindie TV stars.

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Tech Talk

Assistive Technology for Autism

Assistive Technology for Autism

Two occupational therapists discuss the pros and caveats of using assistive technology with children on the autism spectrum.

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News & Views

Flyers Family Snapshot

Flyers Family Snapshot

Five Flyers wives talk about their experiences raising kids in the Philadelphia area.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Flyers Family Snapshot

Flyers Family Snapshot

Five Flyers wives talk about their experiences raising kids in the Philadelphia area.

Best Baby Shower Gifts

Best Baby Shower Gifts

The creator of the Mother of All Baby Showers shares her picks for the best baby gear every new mom needs.

Pregnant?

Pregnant?

How pregnant women in the Philadelphia area are celebrating their baby bump from first trimester through delivery.

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

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Maternity

Best Baby Shower Gifts

Best Baby Shower Gifts

The creator of the Mother of All Baby Showers shares her picks for the best baby gear every new mom needs.

Pregnant?

Pregnant?

How pregnant women in the Philadelphia area are celebrating their baby bump from first trimester through delivery.

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

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Tweens & Teens

How to Be a Babysitter

How to Be a Babysitter

Philadelphia-area classes that teach tweens and teens how to be a babysitter

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SpecialKids

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to plan an inclusive playdate, so friends of children with special needs can play safely and successfully

Assistive Technology for Autism

Assistive Technology for Autism

Two occupational therapists discuss the pros and caveats of using assistive technology with children on the autism spectrum.

Girls with High Functioning Autism

Girls with High Functioning Autism

More girls than you realize are diagnosed with high functioning autism. Here's how to spot symptoms of Aspergers and autism spectrum disorders.

Accessible Playgrounds

Accessible Playgrounds

8 inclusive playgrounds with adaptive equipment for kids with special needs

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Autism Research & Advice

Assistive Technology for Autism

Assistive Technology for Autism

Two occupational therapists discuss the pros and caveats of using assistive technology with children on the autism spectrum.

Girls with High Functioning Autism

Girls with High Functioning Autism

More girls than you realize are diagnosed with high functioning autism. Here's how to spot symptoms of Aspergers and autism spectrum disorders.

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Special Needs Parenting

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to Plan an Inclusive Playdate

How to plan an inclusive playdate, so friends of children with special needs can play safely and successfully

Girls with High Functioning Autism

Girls with High Functioning Autism

More girls than you realize are diagnosed with high functioning autism. Here's how to spot symptoms of Aspergers and autism spectrum disorders.

Accessible Playgrounds

Accessible Playgrounds

8 inclusive playgrounds with adaptive equipment for kids with special needs

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
'Titus' at the Painted Bride Art Center

'Titus' at the Painted Bride Art Center

See "Titus" at the Painted Bridge Art Center in Phill May 19-22.

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How to Choose the Right Dance Class for Your Child

How to Choose the Right Dance Class for Your Child

Tips from a long-time dance instructor on what to look for in a dance program for your child.

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How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

How to Raise an Earth-Conscious Child

Tips to teach kids how to protect the environment.

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MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
New Accessibility Features for Kindle E-Readers for Readers with Visual Impairments or Dyslexia

New Accessibility Features for Kindle E-Readers for Readers with Visual Impairments or Dyslexia

Read an announcement from Amazon on the new features on their Kindle e-readers that will allow more readers to enjoy the user experience.

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Five Quick and Healthy Breakfasts

Five Quick and Healthy Breakfasts

Has breakfast boredom set in at your house? Here are 5 new options for parents and kids to enjoy to start the day.

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Book Review: Goldilocks and Just One Bear

Book Review: Goldilocks and Just One Bear

A delightful fractured fairy tale and more reading suggestions for fans of Goldilocks.

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