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Screen Time for Kids

Screen Time for Kids

As handheld technology becomes more commonplace, experts no longer consider all tech time to be the same. Find out how to tell productive screen time from negative screen time.

January 2016
STEM Needs More Girls

STEM Needs More Girls

Involve more girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) through mentoring them and building their confidence.

October 2015
8 Special Needs Apps You Need

8 Special Needs Apps You Need

8 special needs apps make life easier for parents and kids.

July 2015
Mommy Blogs

Mommy Blogs

MK's mommy bloggers share why they find the act of online journaling so rewarding.

September 2014
Technology in Schools

Technology in Schools

Teachers at area schools rely on classroom technology in the form of iPads, laptops and open source software for digital learning.

September 2014
Preserving Family Memories

Preserving Family Memories

7 steps to get your family's digital photos and videos under control

June 2014
Kids' Internet Safety

Kids' Internet Safety

How parents can keep kids and teens who use social networks safe from mean comments and cyberbullying

May 2014
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.

April 2014
Busy Mom Timesavers

Busy Mom Timesavers

Digital shortcuts like grocery delivery, meal planning and organizational websites, apps and online services give busy parents more quality family time.

January 2014
Finding Digital Balance

Finding Digital Balance

October 2013

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Early Intervention for Children with Autism

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Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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In This Issue

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music: 2016 Grammy Nods, New Releases and Spanish-language CDs

Kids' Music: 2016 Grammy Nods, New Releases and Spanish-language CDs

Discover Grammy-nominated children's albums, several Spanish-language and bilingual CDs and two catchy new releases from popular artists.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Mom Matters

Connect with Your Spouse

Connect with Your Spouse

Follow these tips to stay connected with your spouse, even when family and work obligations create distractions.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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