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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
EXERCISE CLASS QUESTIONS

EXERCISE CLASS QUESTIONS

What type and style of fitness class fits your child? Is he ready? Does she have an interest in tennis, gymnastics or martial arts?

September 2012
Mom, I want to play the piano

Mom, I want to play the piano

Great, but how do you know if your child is ready for music lessons?

August 2012
Help Your Little One To Love Music

Help Your Little One To Love Music

It’s easy to encourage a love of music in a young kid. Here are tips from children’s musician Marnie Grey and MetroKids readers.

September 2011
Activity Classes: Find the Right Fit

Activity Classes: Find the Right Fit

What makes a good extracurricular match? It depends on your child's age, but also on your own time and financial parameters.

August 2011
Ballet's the Way to Gain Dance Skills

Ballet's the Way to Gain Dance Skills

Dance studio directors say that no matter what dance style interests your child, a ballet foundation will boost basic skills.

September 2010
Why Start Music Classes Early?

Why Start Music Classes Early?

Benefits include increased aptitude, social and emotional development and academic skills.

August 2010
The Best Activities for Special Needs

The Best Activities for Special Needs

Experts in several special needs areas recommend especially beneficial extracurricular activities.

January 2010
Which Class Matches Your Child?

Which Class Matches Your Child?

Here's how parents can find after-school and weekend classes that fit their child's temperament and inclinations.

January 2010

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Healthy Living

Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark

Help kids get over the fear of the dark. Plus, get to sleep products

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Medical

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

4 vaccination facts to ease immunization fears after the Disneyland measles outbreak

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Book Reviews

Kids' Books: Pop and Culture

Kids' Books: Pop and Culture

Kid book reviews for I'm Glad I Did and Hurry Up and Wait

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music: New CDs and Concerts

Kids' Music: New CDs and Concerts

Kathy O'Connell reviews Trees and How Great Can This Day Be and previews the March 2015 kids' lineup at World Cafe Live

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Your Home

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

DIY Crafts

DIY Crafts

DIY crafts websites that teach and inspire

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Family Fun Features

Art for Kids: Must-See Masterpieces

Introduce the kids to art museums and art centers with this selection of kid-friendly artwork.

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

What to do with kids in the historic town of West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

What to do with kids in the historic town of West Chester, PA

What Does a Camp Director Do?

What Does a Camp Director Do?

Behind the scenes with the people who set the tone for summer camp

Play at Camp

Play at Camp

Why summer camps camps schedule "free play" time into every day

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Child Care

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

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Early Education

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

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Education & Child Care

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

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Family Life

DIY Crafts

DIY Crafts

DIY crafts websites that teach and inspire

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Health & Nutrition

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

4 vaccination facts to ease immunization fears after the Disneyland measles outbreak

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Solutions

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark

Help kids get over the fear of the dark. Plus, get to sleep products

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Other Disabilities Research & Advice

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Special Needs Parenting

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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