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Gift Books: In with the Old!

Gift Books: In with the Old!

New books for kids revisit The Odyssey, nursery rhymes, the Phantom Tollbooth and Houdini.

December 2011
The London Mental Olympics

The London Mental Olympics

To prepare for the 2012 Olympics, kids can read a London guidebook, a history of Britain or (for the trans-Atlantic flight), a new collection of Dr. Seuss poems.

November 2011
'Zombie in Love' Gives His Heart

'Zombie in Love' Gives His Heart

An appropriate Halloween love story for kids, Kelly DiPucchio's book seems to say there's someone for each of us,

October 2011
Meet Mozart's Sister

Meet Mozart's Sister

Children's book reviews include the story of Mozart's sister and mysteries surrounding 13 artists.

September 2011
Books for a Long Summer Drive

Books for a Long Summer Drive

Backseat activity books can keep the kids amused and learning while you head off to vacation, or once you get there.

August 2011
Funky Facts for Frivolous Fun

Funky Facts for Frivolous Fun

For kids' summer reading, books of light facts go well with light meals, light suntan and plain old light.

July 2011
Great Summer Book List 2011

Great Summer Book List 2011

Keep your child reading this summer with this list of the best kids' books published in the past 12 months.

June 2011
Books: A Fashionable Birthday Gift

Books: A Fashionable Birthday Gift

Kids' books with activites, or popouts or an exciting team can seem like an educational toy.

May 2011
Babies from a Sibling's Perspective

Babies from a Sibling's Perspective

Several new kids' books have insights about a brother's or sister's feelings about a new arrival.

April 2011
Myths and Armchair Adventures

Myths and Armchair Adventures

Reviews of children's books on Greek myths, Darwin's voyage and the Silk Road.

March 2011

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Healthy Living

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Medical

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Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

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Music Reviews

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's kids' Earth Day playlist

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Family Fun Features

Mother Nature's Best Kid Spots

Local places for kids to go wild with nature

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

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What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

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Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure camps that let kids travel to learn or perform community service broaden horizons.

Camp: A Day in the Life

Camp: A Day in the Life

A day in the life of a summer camp

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Education Features

Autism Teaching Strategies

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Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

An overview of the local standardized testing debate and the controversy surrounding the administration of Pennsylvania's PSSA, New Jersey's PARCC and Delaware's Smarter Balanced Assessment

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Health & Nutrition

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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New Mom

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

Baby Shower Planning

Baby Shower Planning

Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Maternity

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Tweens & Teens

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

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Party Features

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Special Needs Parenting

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Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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