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August 2014

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Fitness

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

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Food & Nutrition

Lunchbox Ideas

Lunchbox Ideas

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

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Healthy Living

Too Old for the Pediatrician?

Too Old for the Pediatrician?

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

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Home Life

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

What to do in Voorhees, NJ with kids

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Book Reviews

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Picture and chapter books that teach kids what it's like to have autism, ADHD, a physical disability or other special need

Kids' Book Reviews: August 2014

Kids' Book Reviews: August 2014

Reviews of the Children's Activity Atlas and My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not)

Back to School Style

Back to School Style

Cool back-to-school trends in book bags and backpacks

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music Reviews: August 2014

Kids' Music Reviews: August 2014

Kids Corner host Kathy O'Connell reviews new kindie from the Pop Ups and the Not-Its and previews the Philadelphia Folk Festival Kids Corner Concert.

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Family Fun Features

Splash Pads & Spraygrounds

Splash Pads & Spraygrounds

Area splash pads and spraygrounds keep kids cool in the heat of summer.

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

What to do in Voorhees, NJ with kids

Farm-Fresh Fun

Farm-Fresh Fun

The area's best pick-your-own fruit & veggie venues + treats

Splash Pads & Spraygrounds

Splash Pads & Spraygrounds

Area splash pads and spraygrounds keep kids cool in the heat of summer.

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

What to do in Voorhees, NJ with kids

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

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Classes

Creative Writing for Kids

Creative Writing for Kids

Read up on Philadelphia-area after-school creative writing classes for kids.

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Education Features

Kindergarten Age

Kindergarten Age

A look at Kindergarten age and the ongoing trend of redshirting, delaying entry to school for a year

Creative Writing for Kids

Creative Writing for Kids

Read up on Philadelphia-area after-school creative writing classes for kids.

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

Class Size

Class Size

The school class size situation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware

Lunchbox Ideas

Lunchbox Ideas

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

Back to School Style

Back to School Style

Cool back-to-school trends in book bags and backpacks

Fundraising

Fundraising

5 fun fundraising events for PTAs, PTOs, school groups and kids' sports teams

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Educator's Edition

Class Size

Class Size

The school class size situation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware

Fundraising

Fundraising

5 fun fundraising events for PTAs, PTOs, school groups and kids' sports teams

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Family Life

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

Take the Kids: Voorhees, NJ

What to do in Voorhees, NJ with kids

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In Style

Back to School Style

Back to School Style

Cool back-to-school trends in book bags and backpacks

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Elementary Age

Kindergarten Age

Kindergarten Age

A look at Kindergarten age and the ongoing trend of redshirting, delaying entry to school for a year

Bike to School Safely

Bike to School Safely

7 tips to teach kids to ride their bikes to school safely

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Solutions

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Picture and chapter books that teach kids what it's like to have autism, ADHD, a physical disability or other special need

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Special Needs Parenting

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Kids' Books About Special Needs

Picture and chapter books that teach kids what it's like to have autism, ADHD, a physical disability or other special need

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MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

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Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

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Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

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MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
What Makes Mom Feel Sexy?

What Makes Mom Feel Sexy?

Where do motherhood and sexiness intersect?

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The Apology

The Apology

A mom who's bullied and been bullied ponders the statute of limitations on an apology.

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Split Custody: A Mom's Reality

Split Custody: A Mom's Reality

A divorced mom reflects on the harsh realities of split custody.

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