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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
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
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
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
MILK STRIKE!

MILK STRIKE!

Taken off breastfeeding or formula, some toddlers refuse cow's milk. The problem is the potential for a vitamin D or calcium deficiency.

February 2011
Prepare for Baby's First Haircut

Prepare for Baby's First Haircut

http://www.parents.com/baby/care/bath/baby-first-haircut/

November 2010
6 Ways to Trim Your Baby Budget

6 Ways to Trim Your Baby Budget

A typical middle-income U.S. family will spend an average of $13,590 on baby’s first year alone. Here are ways you can spend less, get better value and still buy high quality, safe products.

October 2010
Q & A: The Transition to Formula

Q & A: The Transition to Formula

Frequently asked questions and answers for breastfeeding moms

August 2010

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In This Issue

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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