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December 2013

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Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

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Food & Nutrition

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

How to eat healthy and still enjoy a holiday party. Plus, directions to make a festive, healthy Veggie Tree.

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Healthy Living

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

How to eat healthy and still enjoy a holiday party. Plus, directions to make a festive, healthy Veggie Tree.

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Medical

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

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Mom's Health

How to Boost Your Immune System

How to Boost Your Immune System

10 ways to keep your immune system strong during winter

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Home Life

Toy Test 2013

Toy Test 2013

MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test.

The Consignment Shop Experience

The Consignment Shop Experience

Consignment shops offer high fashion for moms and kids at a bargain price

My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

In honor of our Toy Test, Philly-area celebs share memories of receiving their favorite toy as kids

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

What to do when holiday gifts cause sibling rivalry

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving

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Book Reviews

Gift Books for Kids

Gift Books for Kids

Reviews of gift books for kids: Chip Kidd’s Go, Animation Studio, Nina’s Book of Little Things and The Goods by McSweeney’s

Toy Test 2013

Toy Test 2013

MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test.

Toy Test 2013

Toy Test 2013

MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test.

The Consignment Shop Experience

The Consignment Shop Experience

Consignment shops offer high fashion for moms and kids at a bargain price

Early Bird Camp Discounts

Early Bird Camp Discounts

The benefits of early bird camp registration

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving

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Music Reviews

Holiday Music for Kids

Holiday Music for Kids

Kids Corner's Kathy O'Connell rounds up kids’ holiday music, including The Sounding Joy, “Nicki and the Crew,” Trout Fishing in America and The Night Before on WXPN

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Attractions & Events

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving

The Ultimate Holiday Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Guide

Holiday activities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey.

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Family Fun Features

The Ultimate Holiday Guide

The Ultimate Holiday Guide

Holiday activities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey.

Toy Test 2013

Toy Test 2013

MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test.

My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

In honor of our Toy Test, Philly-area celebs share memories of receiving their favorite toy as kids

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving

Winter Wonderland: The Poconos

Winter Wonderland: The Poconos

A roundup of family resorts and winter fun for a weekend getaway to the Poconos

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News & Views

My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

In honor of our Toy Test, Philly-area celebs share memories of receiving their favorite toy as kids

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

MK Mom: Larisa Parker

MK Mom: Larisa Parker

MK Mom Larisa Parker shares how she parents her family of four

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Camps & Classes

Early Bird Camp Discounts

Early Bird Camp Discounts

The benefits of early bird camp registration

Early Bird Camp Discounts

Early Bird Camp Discounts

The benefits of early bird camp registration

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Classes

Classes Build Confidence

Classes Build Confidence

How to boost kids’ confidence in after-school arts and sports classes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware

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Family Life

Toy Test 2013

Toy Test 2013

MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test.

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

What to do when holiday gifts cause sibling rivalry

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Cultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

A family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving

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Mom Matters

How to Boost Your Immune System

How to Boost Your Immune System

10 ways to keep your immune system strong during winter

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Health & Nutrition

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

Holiday Party: Guilt-Free Eating

How to eat healthy and still enjoy a holiday party. Plus, directions to make a festive, healthy Veggie Tree.

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

Juvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young

300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference.

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Parenting

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

What to do when holiday gifts cause sibling rivalry

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Solutions

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

Holiday Sibling Rivalry

What to do when holiday gifts cause sibling rivalry

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SpecialKids

Sleep Issues in Kids with Special Needs

Sleep Issues in Kids with Special Needs

How to deal with the snoring, sleep apnea and sleep disorders that often affect kids with special needs and can be linked to learning disabilities.

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Special Needs Parenting

MK Mom: Larisa Parker

MK Mom: Larisa Parker

MK Mom Larisa Parker shares how she parents her family of four

Sleep Issues in Kids with Special Needs

Sleep Issues in Kids with Special Needs

How to deal with the snoring, sleep apnea and sleep disorders that often affect kids with special needs and can be linked to learning disabilities.

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