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Scary Foods

Scary Foods

Dietary research debunks widespread fear factors about consuming fish, eggs, sugar substitutes and flavored milk.

October 2013
5 Lunches Kids Love

5 Lunches Kids Love

Five packed lunches that kids will enjoy eating at school.

September 2013
MetroKids Harvest Guide

MetroKids Harvest Guide

A roundup of pick-your-own fruit, pumpkin & veggie venues in Delaware, Pennsylvania and South Jersey.

August 2013
Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Learn why vitamin D is so important to women's health and how to get the recommended dosage in sunlight and supplement form.

August 2013
Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

June 2013
Food safety myths and facts

Food safety myths and facts

Most cases of foodborne illness result from improper food handling and preparation. To increase your family’s odds of eating safely, learn about these food myths.

February 2013
Easy, fast and healthy dinners

Easy, fast and healthy dinners

Looking for creative ways to get a healthy meal on the table fast? Delivery services such as Fresh Direct are one answer for busy parents.

January 2013
Listen first, then talk about weight

Listen first, then talk about weight

Experts say understand how your child feels about herself first, and armed with that knowledge, together you can discuss weight issues.

November 2012
Dine out stress-free (sort of)

Dine out stress-free (sort of)

These mom-tested tips for eating with kids at a restaurant include menus, timing, tables versus booths and ambiance.

October 2012
Food allergies on the rise

Food allergies on the rise

An average of two kids in each class class probably have an allergy. Most common are milk, eggs, wheat, soy, nuts, fish and shellfish.

September 2012

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Healthy Living

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Medical

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

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Music Reviews

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's kids' Earth Day playlist

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Family Fun Features

Mother Nature's Best Kid Spots

Local places for kids to go wild with nature

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure camps that let kids travel to learn or perform community service broaden horizons.

Camp: A Day in the Life

Camp: A Day in the Life

A day in the life of a summer camp

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Education Features

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism teaching methods parents can use at home

Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

An overview of the local standardized testing debate and the controversy surrounding the administration of Pennsylvania's PSSA, New Jersey's PARCC and Delaware's Smarter Balanced Assessment

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Health & Nutrition

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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New Mom

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

Baby Shower Planning

Baby Shower Planning

Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Maternity

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

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Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

Baby Shower Planning

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Tweens & Teens

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Party Features

Baby Shower Planning

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Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Special Needs Parenting

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism teaching methods parents can use at home

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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Autism Research & Advice

Autism Teaching Strategies

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

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