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Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme Disease in Children

Lyme disease in children's a real medical issue in the Delaware Valley. Learn how to check for and prevent the tick-borne infection.

June 2014
Calcium Sources for Kids

Calcium Sources for Kids

How to incorporate calcium and vitamin D into kids' diets to build healthy bones and stave off osteoporosis and broken bones.

May 2014
Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Giving Birth in Philadelphia

Philadelphia-area trends in giving birth include fewer C sections, doula support and postpartum pampering.

April 2014
Kids & Weight Loss Surgery

Kids & Weight Loss Surgery

What parents of obese children need to know about kids and weight loss surgery

March 2014
Camp Food & Special Diets

Camp Food & Special Diets

Camp menus adapt to serve kids with food allergies, gluten sensitivities and special dietary needs

March 2014
Lose Weight in Your 20s, 30s, 40s

Lose Weight in Your 20s, 30s, 40s

How to lose weight and stay fit in your 20s, 30s and 30s

March 2014
Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Area dentists give parents tips about good kids' dental hygiene and talk about the top trends in pediatric dentistry.

February 2014
Gluten-Free Diets: Safe for Kids?

Gluten-Free Diets: Safe for Kids?

Nutrition experts weigh in on whether gluten-free and wheat-free diets like Paleo are safe for kids.

February 2014
Headaches & Hormones

Headaches & Hormones

Women's headaches are often caused by hormones. Here's how to handle the pain.

January 2014
Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Easy, kid-friendly, gluten-free make-and-take snacks

January 2014

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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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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