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New Kids' Book Reviews

New Kids' Book Reviews

Kid book reviews of A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events,People and Inventions That Changed the World; Bugs; and Knowledge Encyclopedia

January 2014
Gift Books for Kids

Gift Books for Kids

Reviews of gift books for kids: Chip Kidd’s Go, Animation Studio, Nina’s Book of Little Things and The Goods by McSweeney’s

December 2013
Kids Book Reviews: Maps & Dinosaurology

Kids Book Reviews: Maps & Dinosaurology

Kid book reviews of Maps by Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinski and Dinosaurology: The Search for a Lost World

November 2013

Kids' Book Reviews: When Old Was New

Kids' book reviews of Electrical Wizard and Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing

October 2013

September 2013 Kids Book Reviews

Kids book reviews of Mesmerizing Math by Jonathan Litton and Thomas Flintham and Hazardous Tales: Donner Dinner Party by Nathan Hale

September 2013
August 2013 Kids Book Reviews

August 2013 Kids Book Reviews

Reviews of three new kids' books: The Watermelon Seed, Brush of the Gods & Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia

August 2013
Kids’ Book Reviews: Armchair Travel

Kids’ Book Reviews: Armchair Travel

Kids’ book reviews of Where’s Waldo? The Ultimate Travel Collection and America’s National Parks: A Pop-Up Book

July 2013
Mom's Summer Book Club: Sisterland

Mom's Summer Book Club: Sisterland

Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld is MetroKids first annual Mom's summer book club pick.

July 2013
Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

June 2013

Book Reviews: Mommy Bloggers Gone Wild

Book reviews of Parenting: Illustrated With Crappy Pictures, Moms Who Drink and Swear and It Takes Balls

May 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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