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Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

January 2014
Double Trouble

Double Trouble

Tips about caring for newborn twins and triplets

April 2013
Baby food for thought

Baby food for thought

Pediatricians and safety experts answer FAQs about baby food. Did you know store-brand formulas like Parent's Choice or up & up can save $600 per year?

March 2013
Sophia and Jacob Top Baby Names

Sophia and Jacob Top Baby Names

It's a first for Sophia. Jacob has led baby boy names for 13 years. Mason was the only name that cracked either list's top 10 for the first time. Was it because of Mason Kardashian?

May 2012
New Moms Make Mistakes!

New Moms Make Mistakes!

Small slip-ups can overly discourage new moms, who often run on too little sleep and too much anxiety.

April 2012
BIRTHMARK BASICS

BIRTHMARK BASICS

One in 10 babies is born with or develops birthmarks. Here are the six most common kinds.

January 2012
4 Reasons Babies Refuse To Nurse

4 Reasons Babies Refuse To Nurse

Most babies go through a phase of resisting or refusing breastfeeding. Four common, treatable conditions are often involved.

August 2011
Baby Safety Products for $100 or Less

Baby Safety Products for $100 or Less

The cost of caution keeps coming down. Here's a sampling of modestly priced, widely available products

April 2011
Colic Relief for Baby — and You

Colic Relief for Baby — and You

To calm a crying baby, parents can create a “fourth trimester” of rhythmic stimulation that imitates the womb experience.

April 2011
Autism's Early Warning Signs

Autism's Early Warning Signs

The sooner a child gets treatment, the better the outcome is likely to be.

April 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

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

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

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10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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