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Nursemaid's Elbow

Nursemaid's Elbow

Recognize and avoid this common toddler pulling injury.

November 2011
Help Your Little One To Love Music

Help Your Little One To Love Music

It’s easy to encourage a love of music in a young kid. Here are tips from children’s musician Marnie Grey and MetroKids readers.

September 2011
How To Handle Preschool Bullies

How To Handle Preschool Bullies

Preschool bullying isn't readily noticed. Here's how to recognize it and what you can do.

September 2011
New Advice: Use Rear-Facing Seats Until Age 2, Booster Until Age 8-12

New Advice: Use Rear-Facing Seats Until Age 2, Booster Until Age 8-12

Wait until your child fully outgrows the seat, says the American Academy of Pediatrics, which also advises to keep kids in the back seat until age 13.

April 2011
How To Slay Monsters and Fears

How To Slay Monsters and Fears

As their imaginations grow, so can toddlers' fears. Here's how to help, including a book list.

January 2011
Thumbsucking Past Age 4

Thumbsucking Past Age 4

If your child is still sucking his thumb at age 5, social consequences and dental problems become concerns.

December 2010
How To Toddler-Proof Your Home

How To Toddler-Proof Your Home

As natural explorers, toddlers are injury magnets. A recent study found that childhood injuries peak at 15 to 17 months of age. To keep your fearless adventurer safe and sound, use these toddler-proofing tactics.

September 2010
A Child's Art Gallery

A Child's Art Gallery

Here's how to appreciate your child's masterpieces without hanging every scribble on the fridge.

August 2010
Break Free of the Binky

Break Free of the Binky

When you decide the time's right, here's a strategy to break a toddler's pacifier habit.

January 2010
The Evolving Art of the Play Date

The Evolving Art of the Play Date

There are no "official rules" for play dates. These tips will help parents form their own guidelines.

January 2010

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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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