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Day care teachers want parents to know: 'We're educators!'

Day care teachers want parents to know: 'We're educators!'

A sampling of day care directors and teachers also want parents to encourage their toddlers to be more independent.

March 2013
Alphabet exercises as easy as ABC!

Alphabet exercises as easy as ABC!

Most kids need repeated exposure to learn the alphabet. Here are ways parents can reinforce ABC learning.

November 2012
Early Education: Nature & Health

Early Education: Nature & Health

Here are ways to create environments that foster a healthy relationship between children and nature.

May 2012
Reading Fun for Little Learners

Reading Fun for Little Learners

Everyday tips for parents reading to babies, toddlers and elementary age children.

February 2012
Why Some Boys Don't Like To Read

Why Some Boys Don't Like To Read

Boys tend not to be as interested in girls in reading at a young age. What can parents do about it?

October 2011
Help Your Little One Stay Sharp

Help Your Little One Stay Sharp

During the summer, even preschoolers can lose 20% of what they learned

June 2011
Why Start Music Classes Early?

Why Start Music Classes Early?

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

August 2010
Preschool Teachers Speak Out

Preschool Teachers Speak Out

Here’s what preschool teachers would say to inconsiderate moms and dads — but don’t dare.

March 2010
Why Preschool Matters

Why Preschool Matters

Finding the best option for your child takes time and research. To get you started, here are answers to some important questions.

January 2010
The Montessori Method:  Follow the Child

The Montessori Method: Follow the Child

The Montessori education method has become popular, but many people don't understand the concept. Here's how Montessori works.

January 2010

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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

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.

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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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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