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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
How to Be a Babysitter

How to Be a Babysitter

Philadelphia-area classes that teach tweens and teens how to be a babysitter

April 2014
Horizon Broadening Classes

Horizon Broadening Classes

Unexpected after-school classes and extracurricular activities in the Philadelphia area broaden kids' cultural and intellectual horizons.

March 2014
Classes Build Confidence

Classes Build Confidence

How to boost kids’ confidence in after-school arts and sports classes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware

December 2013
Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

Expert tutoring advice from Mathnasium, Huntington Learning Center, Above Grade Level and ASSIST Institute

November 2013
How to Choose After-School Activities

How to Choose After-School Activities

Learn to select just the right after-school enrichment activity to keep your child active and interested. Plus, a guide to after-school activities in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware.

August 2013
Media classes sharpen kids' focus

Media classes sharpen kids' focus

When children learn photography, video, how to create apps or build websites, they build confidence and gain problem-solving smarts.

December 2012
Get art smarts

Get art smarts

Some schools have cut arts education. Here's how to fill the gap, at home, using community resources and by helping your school.

October 2012

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

What overlap exists between these two diagnoses?

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

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

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

When to take your child to the orthodontist and what to expect when you go.

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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Medical

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

What to Expect at the First Orthodontist Visit

When to take your child to the orthodontist and what to expect when you go.

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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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