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Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program

How to participate in the Halloween Candy Buy Back and support the troops

October 2014
Healthy Halloween Treats

Healthy Halloween Treats

4 healthy Halloween treats replace candy at your Halloween party. Plus: Hallween Candy Buy Back info.

October 2014
Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Get the kids in the kitchen to help make easy, healthy after school snacks.

September 2014
Lunchbox Ideas

Lunchbox Ideas

Need some lunchbox ideas? A local chef and dad shares his tips.

August 2014
Allergy Free Recipes

Allergy Free Recipes

Excerpt from Lora Cipriani's Children's Allergy Free Recipes: No Peanuts, Tree-Nuts or Eggs Used in These Family Recipes, plus food allergy substitute ingredients

July 2014
Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer Grilling Recipes

5 easy summer grilling recipes just right for family dinners

June 2014
Kid-friendly farmers' markets

Kid-friendly farmers' markets

Farmers' markets for kids in Philadelphia, the 'burbs, Delaware and South Jersey

June 2014
Calcium Sources for Kids

Calcium Sources for Kids

How to incorporate calcium and vitamin D into kids' diets to build healthy bones and stave off osteoporosis and broken bones.

May 2014
Kids & Weight Loss Surgery

Kids & Weight Loss Surgery

What parents of obese children need to know about kids and weight loss surgery

March 2014
Camp Food & Special Diets

Camp Food & Special Diets

Camp menus adapt to serve kids with food allergies, gluten sensitivities and special dietary needs

March 2014

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Experts discuss the importance of identifying autism early and choosing the right therapy for your child to build toward future successes.

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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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