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Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Expert advice to help your child cope with the death of a cherished dog, cat, bird or any other type of pet.

June 2013
Home alone: Is your child ready?

Home alone: Is your child ready?

Here are ideas to determine if your child is ready, rules to consider and additional resources.

March 2013
Worries -- and what we can affect

Worries -- and what we can affect

If we're too obvious in our concerns about risky behaviors such as drugs, sex or violence, we signal a lack of confidence that our kids can handle challenges. obvious in our concerns, we signal a lack of confidence that our kids can handle challenges.

February 2013
Tips to battle stereotypes

Tips to battle stereotypes

Help your children recognize at economic, gender and ethnic stereotypes in media. They paint people unfairly and misinform us about the world.

February 2013
Does your child worry too much?

Does your child worry too much?

Excessive worry is one of the most frequent problems children face. Here's how to address your child's worries and manage the anxiety.

January 2013
Foster care: an adoption option

Foster care: an adoption option

Foster parents eventually adopt an estimated 50%-60% of children in their care. While avoiding the expense of conventional adoption, there are pitfalls to foster adoption.

November 2012
Parents of bullies can be sued

Parents of bullies can be sued

Parents of bullies face potentially devastating financial and emotional consequences, yet another reason to take bullying seriously.

November 2012
Listen first, then talk about weight

Listen first, then talk about weight

Experts say understand how your child feels about herself first, and armed with that knowledge, together you can discuss weight issues.

November 2012
I'll get you my pretty!

I'll get you my pretty!

Are there good reasons to let kids read frightening books or watch scary movies? Yes, say the experts.

October 2012
A day to celebrate grandparents

A day to celebrate grandparents

Sept. 9 is Grandparents Day. Here are ways for your family to celebrate.

September 2012

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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

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.

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

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

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

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

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

Meet MK Mom: Lori DeMonia

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

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

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism teaching methods parents can use at home

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

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

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

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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Tweens & Teens

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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Party Features

Baby Shower Planning

Baby Shower Planning

Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Special Needs Parenting

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism teaching methods parents can use at home

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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Autism Research & Advice

Autism Teaching Strategies

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Autism teaching methods parents can use at home

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

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