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Pediatric Emergency Room Guide

Pediatric Emergency Room Guide

Pediatric emergency room guide to hospitals in Philadelphia, the PA suburbs, Delaware and South Jersey. Plus, when to take the kids to the ER.

July 2014
Childhood Diabetes

Childhood Diabetes

Symptoms of diabetes in children and how to treat the disease, which is on the rise.

July 2014
Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer Grilling Recipes

5 easy summer grilling recipes just right for family dinners

June 2014
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

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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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