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Find a Book that Fits Your Child

Find a Book that Fits Your Child

Parents can help kids find books that match their interests and reading level.

December 2011
Gift Books: In with the Old!

Gift Books: In with the Old!

New books for kids revisit The Odyssey, nursery rhymes, the Phantom Tollbooth and Houdini.

December 2011
The London Mental Olympics

The London Mental Olympics

To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, kids can read a London guidebook, a history of Britain or (for the trans-Atlantic flight), a new collection of Dr. Seuss poems.

November 2011
'Zombie in Love' Gives His Heart

'Zombie in Love' Gives His Heart

An appropriate Halloween love story for kids, Kelly DiPucchio's book seems to say there's someone for each of us,

October 2011
Meet Mozart's Sister

Meet Mozart's Sister

Children's book reviews include the story of Mozart's sister and mysteries surrounding 13 artists.

September 2011
Books for a Long Summer Drive

Books for a Long Summer Drive

Backseat activity books can keep the kids amused and learning while you head off to vacation, or once you get there.

August 2011
Funky Facts for Frivolous Fun

Funky Facts for Frivolous Fun

For kids' summer reading, books of light facts go well with light meals, light suntan and plain old light.

July 2011
Great Summer Book List 2011

Great Summer Book List 2011

Keep your child reading this summer with this list of the best kids' books published in the past 12 months.

June 2011
Books: A Fashionable Birthday Gift

Books: A Fashionable Birthday Gift

Kids' books with activites, or popouts or an exciting team can seem like an educational toy.

May 2011
Babies from a Sibling's Perspective

Babies from a Sibling's Perspective

Several new kids' books have insights about a brother's or sister's feelings about a new arrival.

April 2011

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Healthy Living

Kids and Therapy

Kids and Therapy

5 ways therapy helps prepare kids for life

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Book Reviews

Kids' Books: Noah's Ark and Blackberry Fool

Kids' Books: Noah's Ark and Blackberry Fool

Reviews of the new children's books Noah's Ark and A Fine Dessert

Prom Savings

Prom Savings

How to save on prom — from the dress to the ride to prom pictures — plus prom themes and party ideas

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Music Reviews

Party Playlist & New Kids Music

Party Playlist & New Kids Music

Kathy O'Connell reviews three new kids music CDs and shares her party playlist.

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Family Fun Features

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet an MK Family: The Keelys

Meet an MK Family: The Keelys

Meet the family behind Morgan's Magical Ears, which delivers buckets of goodies to kids undergoing surgery at CHOP

The Score: Sports Camps

The Score: Sports Camps

Sports camps for young athletes of all skill levels

How Camps Build Leadership

How Camps Build Leadership

How summer camps build leadership skills through games and activities they can't get at home or school

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Classes

How to Be a Child Star

How to Be a Child Star

What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Education Features

School Trends

School Trends

The latest on school trends, including using technology in the classroom, the flipped classroom, outdoor learning and TWI dual language immersion

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Mom Matters

Sandwich Generation Moms

Sandwich Generation Moms

7 stress busters for moms caring for elderly parents and kids

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Solutions

How to Be a Child Star

How to Be a Child Star

What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Parties

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

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Party Features

Prom Savings

Prom Savings

How to save on prom — from the dress to the ride to prom pictures — plus prom themes and party ideas

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

The charitable birthday bash is a party theme that gives back.

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

Party Themes: The Half Birthday Party

Party Themes: The Half Birthday Party

The half birthday party is a party idea whose time has come

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Other Disabilities Research & Advice

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette's affects 1 in 360 kids. Here's what parents need to know, from tics to treatment

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Special Needs Parenting

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette's affects 1 in 360 kids. Here's what parents need to know, from tics to treatment

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