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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
Big election offers big opportunity

Big election offers big opportunity

With intrigue, surprises and high passions, the 2012 presidential campaign offers parents a dramatic way to teach children about our political process.

September 2012

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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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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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