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January 2011

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Medical

Decode Your Child's Cold

Decode Your Child's Cold

Here’s what you need to know to decipher your child’s cold symptoms and the best ways to handle them.

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Mom's Health

6 Ways To Find Exercise Time

6 Ways To Find Exercise Time

It’s often challenging to figure out when to exercise between bus schedules, after school activities and bedtime. Here are six solutions.

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Book Reviews

A Bunny’s Brief Escape

A Bunny’s Brief Escape

Komako Sakai’s Mad at Mommyis a classic expression of a lifetime relationship that would be hard to convey better or more concisely

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Music Reviews

Cartoonish Music & Grand Melodies

Cartoonish Music & Grand Melodies

On the Tangled soundtrack, Ashman’s terrific score blends cartoonish music with grand melodies that capture the depth of the movie.

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Family Fun Features

In Honoring MLK, We Lead the Way

In Honoring MLK, We Lead the Way

The holiday observing Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, which takes place this year on Jan. 17, has a strong and historic Philadelphia-area connection.

Timeless Tales & Silly Shows

Timeless Tales & Silly Shows

2011 South Jersey children's theater preview

Museum Speaker Series

Museum Speaker Series

While kids go to The Delaware Children’s Museum in Wilmington to play, parents can go there to learn.

Admission $avings

Admission $avings

Check out these family discounts offered at local museums and theaters. Plus: advice on how to save on admission every day.

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Weekend Planner

Winter Weekend Explorations

Winter Weekend Explorations

Bundle up & explore the great outdoors this winter.

A New Approach to Sleepaway Camp

A New Approach to Sleepaway Camp

In response to the economy and changing lifestyles, many overnight camps have added shorter sessions to their traditional 4- and 8-week schedules.

It's camp fair time!

It's camp fair time!

Delaware Valley parents can find a camp fair on almost every weekend from January through March, including the MetroKids Super Camp Fair, Sun., Jan. 27, 2013 in Conshohocken, PA.

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Education Features

Catholic Schools Look to the Future

Catholic Schools Look to the Future

The Delaware Valley’s Catholic schools continue to find new ways to help today’s students compete in a global society.

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In Style

Family Game Night

Family Game Night

A board game can be just the remedy for your kids’ winter boredom.

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Mom Matters

6 Ways To Find Exercise Time

6 Ways To Find Exercise Time

It’s often challenging to figure out when to exercise between bus schedules, after school activities and bedtime. Here are six solutions.

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Health & Nutrition

Decode Your Child's Cold

Decode Your Child's Cold

Here’s what you need to know to decipher your child’s cold symptoms and the best ways to handle them.

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Solutions

How To Escape 8 Discipline Traps

How To Escape 8 Discipline Traps

Understanding how to escape these familiar discipline traps can help parents keep their cool handling child behavior issues.

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Toddlers

How To Slay Monsters and Fears

How To Slay Monsters and Fears

As their imaginations grow, so can toddlers' fears. Here's how to help, including a book list.

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Special Needs Parenting

2010 Special Needs Law Update

2010 Special Needs Law Update

In a quiet year for special needs legislation, bullying became a national focus and two major laws marked anniversaries.

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