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The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

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

August 2015
Sports Gear Costs

Sports Gear Costs

Pay to play: Find out how much sports gear costs to equip your kids to get on the field or the court.

July 2015
Local Baby Care Classes

Local Baby Care Classes

The benefits of local baby classes and parenting groups in Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware; plus, infant massage classes

July 2015
Individual Sports for Kids

Individual Sports for Kids

Local class info and sports stats on individual sports for kids, from tennis to golf to swimming to fencing and beyond

June 2015
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

May 2015
After School: How Busy Is Too Busy

After School: How Busy Is Too Busy

How to step back if your kids are too busy with after school extracurriculars

December 2014
Academic Competitions: Go for the Gold

Academic Competitions: Go for the Gold

Why Academic Quiz bowl kids, Mathletes and spelling bee whizzes find academic competitions to be a win win.

October 2014
Study Skills: An Integral Part of Learning

Study Skills: An Integral Part of Learning

Expert tips on how to diagnose whether your child has a study skills problem

September 2014
Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

September 2014
Creative Writing for Kids

Creative Writing for Kids

Read up on Philadelphia-area after-school creative writing classes for kids.

August 2014

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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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