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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

Farm Fresh

Where to pick locally grown family-favorite fruits and veggies

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
Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Outdoor Learning in and Around Delaware

Where to go in and around Delaware to find outdoor learning opportunities

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What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

What Every Parent Needs to Know About National Drowning Prevention Month

How to ensure that your child is safe in and around the water

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A Piece of Cake

A Piece of Cake

What Pinterest-inspired birthday cakes for kids look like when they come out of a real mom's kitchen

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MomSpeak

The voices of local moms
9 Lyme Disease Facts

9 Lyme Disease Facts

9 facts parents need to know about Lyme disease this summer

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5 Toddler Road Trip Tips

5 Toddler Road Trip Tips

5 parent tips for taking road trips with toddlers

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5 Great Philly Kids' Hikes

5 Great Philly Kids' Hikes

5 Philadelphia-area hiking trails kids can handle

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