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Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

December 2013
Record a Family Medical History

Record a Family Medical History

A family health history helps doctors know how to treat you and your kids.

November 2013
Kids and Plastic Surgery

Kids and Plastic Surgery

Why kids and teens want plastic surgery and what makes a good candidate for cosmetic procedures. Plus, frequently performed procedures, trends and parent concerns.

October 2013
The Pink Ribbon Report

The Pink Ribbon Report

Trends and treatment options in the fight against breast cancer

October 2013
When Mom Has Cancer

When Mom Has Cancer

Breast cancer survivor Sharon Hart, her teenage son and experts discuss ways to talk with kids about their mom's cancer diagnosis.

October 2013
Fitness Fit

Fitness Fit

How to pick the right kind of physical activity for your child, whether for weight loss or general fitness

September 2013
Family Health Care Facts

Family Health Care Facts

How the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act affects families.

September 2013
5 Lunches Kids Love

5 Lunches Kids Love

Five packed lunches that kids will enjoy eating at school.

September 2013
Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Vitamin D: Let the Sunshine In

Learn why vitamin D is so important to women's health and how to get the recommended dosage in sunlight and supplement form.

August 2013
Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

Back-to-School Health Checklist and Sports Physicals

MetroKids back-to-school health checklist includes immunizations, easy sports physicals, hearing and vision tests and safety checks for footwear and backpacks

July 2013

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Local mom Lori DeMonia's family faves includes good autism support resources

Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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Healthy Living

Kids and Therapy

Kids and Therapy

5 ways therapy helps prepare kids for life

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Book Reviews

Kids' Books: Noah's Ark and Blackberry Fool

Kids' Books: Noah's Ark and Blackberry Fool

Reviews of the new children's books Noah's Ark and A Fine Dessert

Prom Savings

Prom Savings

How to save on prom — from the dress to the ride to prom pictures — plus prom themes and party ideas

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Music Reviews

Party Playlist & New Kids Music

Party Playlist & New Kids Music

Kathy O'Connell reviews three new kids music CDs and shares her party playlist.

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Family Fun Features

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

Take the Kids: Doylestown, PA

What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet an MK Family: The Keelys

Meet an MK Family: The Keelys

Meet the family behind Morgan's Magical Ears, which delivers buckets of goodies to kids undergoing surgery at CHOP

The Score: Sports Camps

The Score: Sports Camps

Sports camps for young athletes of all skill levels

How Camps Build Leadership

How Camps Build Leadership

How summer camps build leadership skills through games and activities they can't get at home or school

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Classes

How to Be a Child Star

How to Be a Child Star

What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Education Features

School Trends

School Trends

The latest on school trends, including using technology in the classroom, the flipped classroom, outdoor learning and TWI dual language immersion

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Mom Matters

Sandwich Generation Moms

Sandwich Generation Moms

7 stress busters for moms caring for elderly parents and kids

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Solutions

How to Be a Child Star

How to Be a Child Star

What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Parties

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

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Party Features

Prom Savings

Prom Savings

How to save on prom — from the dress to the ride to prom pictures — plus prom themes and party ideas

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

The charitable birthday bash is a party theme that gives back.

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

Party Themes: The Half Birthday Party

Party Themes: The Half Birthday Party

The half birthday party is a party idea whose time has come

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Other Disabilities Research & Advice

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette's affects 1 in 360 kids. Here's what parents need to know, from tics to treatment

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Special Needs Parenting

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette Syndrome: What Parents Need to Know

Tourette's affects 1 in 360 kids. Here's what parents need to know, from tics to treatment

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