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Schools Update Breakfast Programs

Schools Update Breakfast Programs

Area districts have developed innovative morning meals. A shockingly large percentage of area kids qualify for free breakfasts.

September 2015
A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake

What Pinterest-inspired birthday cakes for kids look like when they come out of a real mom's kitchen

April 2015
Moms' Recipe: Green Velvet Cupcakes

Moms' Recipe: Green Velvet Cupcakes

Lucky Charms top these easy Green Velvet Cupcakes for St. Patrick's Day

March 2015
Moms' Recipe: Healthy Cupcakes for School Parties

Moms' Recipe: Healthy Cupcakes for School Parties

Chocolate cupcakes are healthy enough for school rules and yummy enough for kids

March 2015
Types of Eating Disorders

Types of Eating Disorders

How to know if your child has an eating disorder and what to do about it

December 2014
Thanksgiving Treats

Thanksgiving Treats

Fun Thanksgiving treats so easy, kids can help make them.

November 2014
Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

How to participate in the Halloween Candy Buy Back and support the troops

October 2014
Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats

4 healthy Halloween treats replace candy at your Halloween party. Plus: Hallween Candy Buy Back info.

October 2014
Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Get the kids in the kitchen to help make easy, healthy after school snacks.

September 2014
Lunchbox Ideas

Lunchbox Ideas

Need some lunchbox ideas? A local chef and dad shares his tips.

August 2014

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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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

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

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

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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