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Autism and Weight

Autism and Weight

Kids with autism are more likely to have weight issues. Learn how to help kids with ASDs get active in the Philly area.

September 2014
Too Old for the Pediatrician?

Too Old for the Pediatrician?

What to know before your child starts the transition from pediatrician to adult doctor

August 2014
Best Baby Sunscreens

Best Baby Sunscreens

Best organic sunscreen for babies, kids and adults

July 2014

Maternity Leave: A Timeline

How to prepare for as much maternity leave as you're entitled to, so you can devote all your time off to your newborn, not your job

July 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
MK Mom Laura Metro

MK Mom Laura Metro

Laura Metro turned her son's near-drowning into a lifelong water safety mission.

May 2014
Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Top Trends in Kids' Dental Health

Area dentists give parents tips about good kids' dental hygiene and talk about the top trends in pediatric dentistry.

February 2014
Gluten-Free Diets: Safe for Kids?

Gluten-Free Diets: Safe for Kids?

Nutrition experts weigh in on whether gluten-free and wheat-free diets like Paleo are safe for kids.

February 2014
Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Easy, kid-friendly, gluten-free make-and-take snacks

January 2014
Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

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

January 2014

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Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

What overlap exists between these two diagnoses?

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

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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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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