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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
Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

January 2014
Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

How to eat healthy and still enjoy a holiday party. Plus, directions to make a festive, healthy Veggie Tree.

December 2013
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

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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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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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