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Mighty Sky: an astronomical success

Mighty Sky: an astronomical success

Kathy O'Connell also likes the song “Escalator,” from David Tobocman's CD of the same name, and she tracks Trout Fishing in America's December appearances.

December 2012
Son loves his pet more than mom!

Son loves his pet more than mom!

Of course he does, says humorist Jeanne Martin. The dog doesn't make your son clean his room.

August 2012
Advice Is Hard To Swallow!

Advice Is Hard To Swallow!

Momma's sort of tongue-in-cheek advice when you get unwelcome advice about breastfeeding: It's your life and your child.

May 2012
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.

April 2012
How To Dump an Evil ‘Friend’

How To Dump an Evil ‘Friend’

What should a mom do if her 3rd grade daughter's best friend is mean? Here's Mama's somewhat tongue-in-cheek solution.

March 2012
Flashcards and Pusher Parents

Flashcards and Pusher Parents

Ask Momma tees off on parents who don't let their kids be kids.

February 2012
Pushy Toddlers

Pushy Toddlers

Ask Momma takes a humorous look at the tendency of little ones to "shove, chop and mow their way through."

January 2012
Get a Wii Out of Grammy

Get a Wii Out of Grammy

Tongue-in-cheek instructions for getting a big Christmas present from your child's grandparents.

December 2011
Gifted Bragging

Gifted Bragging

A humorous look at parents who boast about their gifted children.

November 2011
Paci-Problems

Paci-Problems

A humorous look at how Momma "solved" her child's pacifier problem, and her advice to other binky parents.

October 2011

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Healthy Living

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

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Music Reviews

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kathy gives us a beach playlist, talks up the Kids Corner Stage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and reviews new back-to-school CDs.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet 7-year-old CoverKid Jaime Lynne W., winner of a John Robert Powers scholarship

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Classes

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

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Education

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

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Education Features

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

What Is a Charter School?

What Is a Charter School?

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in the Delaware Valley, including a list of area charter schools.

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Philadelphia and its suburbs

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Mom Matters

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Maternity

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Solutions

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

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Special Needs Parenting

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a special needs family can be fraught. Here's how to act in your child's best interest.

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