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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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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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