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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
Back to school with LESS MESS

Back to school with LESS MESS

With this hour-by-hour guide to better organization, students are less likely to lose homework and misplace activity equipment.

August 2012
A Play Day for Kids & Parents

A Play Day for Kids & Parents

A regular, once-a-week play day for friends and neighbors, children and adults alike, can fill out your summer activities schedule and build friendships.

July 2012
Help Your Child Love To Swim

Help Your Child Love To Swim

Follow these tips for developing water confidence in even the most reluctant youngsters.

June 2012
Help Your Child Make Friends

Help Your Child Make Friends

Kids send the right signals with smiles, a relaxed posture, seeking out the right sized group and sharing interests.

June 2012
Girl and Boy Scouts Blend Traditions with 21st Century Fun

Girl and Boy Scouts Blend Traditions with 21st Century Fun

Values still count, but modern scouting includes contemporary interests such as jet skiing and environmental justice.

June 2012
Start Early with Bike Helmets

Start Early with Bike Helmets

As soon as children begin riding a tricycle, parents should buy them a bicycle helmet to prevent head injuries.

May 2012
‘Where Did the  Baby Come From?’

‘Where Did the Baby Come From?’

The where-do-babies-come-from question strikes fear into the hearts of many parents, but experts say don’t worry.

April 2012
Should We Link Children's Allowances To Doing Chores?

Should We Link Children's Allowances To Doing Chores?

Do chores provide their own lessons in family responsibility or does tying them to an allowance teach that money comes from work?

March 2012
How To Identify Speech Problems

How To Identify Speech Problems

Some kids don't speak all sounds correctly until age 8. Others seem to stutter, but it's normal. Here's how to spot potential problems.

March 2012

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Healthy Living

Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark

Help kids get over the fear of the dark. Plus, get to sleep products

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Medical

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

4 vaccination facts to ease immunization fears after the Disneyland measles outbreak

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Book Reviews

Kids' Books: Pop and Culture

Kids' Books: Pop and Culture

Kid book reviews for I'm Glad I Did and Hurry Up and Wait

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music: New CDs and Concerts

Kids' Music: New CDs and Concerts

Kathy O'Connell reviews Trees and How Great Can This Day Be and previews the March 2015 kids' lineup at World Cafe Live

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Your Home

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

DIY Crafts

DIY Crafts

DIY crafts websites that teach and inspire

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Family Fun Features

Art for Kids: Must-See Masterpieces

Introduce the kids to art museums and art centers with this selection of kid-friendly artwork.

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

What to do with kids in the historic town of West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

Take the Kids: West Chester, PA

What to do with kids in the historic town of West Chester, PA

What Does a Camp Director Do?

What Does a Camp Director Do?

Behind the scenes with the people who set the tone for summer camp

Play at Camp

Play at Camp

Why summer camps camps schedule "free play" time into every day

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Child Care

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

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Early Education

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

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Education & Child Care

How to Pick a Preschool

How to Pick a Preschool

How parents can pick a quality preschool or early education daycare center

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Family Life

DIY Crafts

DIY Crafts

DIY crafts websites that teach and inspire

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Health & Nutrition

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

Vaccinations: After the Disneyland Measles Outbreak

4 vaccination facts to ease immunization fears after the Disneyland measles outbreak

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Solutions

I Was a Main Line Nanny

I Was a Main Line Nanny

A behind the scenes look at the life of a Main Line nanny. Plus, parenting tips from a non-mom

Concussions & Kids

Concussions & Kids

What parents need to know about concussions, including signs of a concussion, head injury treatment, and concussion prevention

Fear of the Dark

Fear of the Dark

Help kids get over the fear of the dark. Plus, get to sleep products

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Other Disabilities Research & Advice

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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Special Needs Parenting

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia of Speech

Apraxia (aka childhood apraxia of speech) is difficult to diagnose. Learn about the symptoms and treatments.

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