MK Memo: Moms Know
There's a March 1 deadline for 2,000 scholarships for low-income families to send their K-8th graders to private and parochial schools.
A local resilience expert subscribes to a SMART goal-setting method for raising resilient kids in 2014.
MK's editor weighs whether the Mary Poppins-related Saving Mr. Banks is a kids' movie or not.
The Horn Book shares its picks for the best kid books (picture books, fiction and nonfiction) of 2013.
A wrapup of the 2013 National Dog Show, the Ronald McDonald House therapy dog fundraiser and prize winners
A preview of the National Dog Show and the MetroKids Fun Zone at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Nov. 16-17, 2013
MetroKids' event roundup of the Old City Seaport Festival, plus a list of the Pirate's Lair candy-corn prize winners
MetroKids Pirate's Lair schedule for the Old City Seaport Festival, Independence Seaport Museum
The grand opening of Imagination Playground in Philadelphia's Sister Cities Park
The Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools discuss ways to better get their message across to parents. Plus, a peek at our new School Photo Contest (with a prize package of $2,500 worth of books for your school library).
A Montessori teacher explains how parents can utilize some of the educational model's methods at home.
An MK intern takes us behind the scenes at a special theatrical performance where disabled and nondisabled young adults share the stage.
In light of unprecedented school district deficits, the Charles W. Henry School in West Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, turns to its neighbors for help.
Quick takes on three new parenting books: B+ Grades, A+ College Application, Parenting Your Powerful Child and Reasons Mommy Drinks
MetroKids' editor takes notes on a family road trip to Williamsburg, Virginia.
With 1 in 13 American kids affected by food allergies, this guest blog from FARE tells parents what they need to know to keep classrooms safe this school year.
This MK Dad enjoys Date Night at Grounds for Sculpture, pitch-and-putt with the kids and a spy game at the Franklin Institute.
MetroKids' editor gets a backstage tour of the city's (and country's) oldest theatre.
Steve, his sons and his dad install solar-light post fixtures around the patio.
Tips for keeping college costs down once tuition is paid.
A MetroKids dad takes August Fridays off for field trips and projects with his sons. Today's trip: Camden's Adventure Aquarium.
Philadelphia native Gaby Bradbury makes her Broadway debut as orphan Pepper in the current revival of Annie.