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MetroKids

January 2014

In This Issue

Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

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Food & Nutrition

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Easy, kid-friendly, gluten-free make-and-take snacks

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Healthy Living

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Easy, kid-friendly, gluten-free make-and-take snacks

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

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Medical

Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

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Mom's Health

Headaches & Hormones

Headaches & Hormones

Women's headaches are often caused by hormones. Here's how to handle the pain.

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Book Reviews

New Kids' Book Reviews

New Kids' Book Reviews

Kid book reviews of A History of Just About Everything: 180 Events,People and Inventions That Changed the World; Bugs; and Knowledge Encyclopedia

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Music Reviews

New Kids' Music Reviews

New Kids' Music Reviews

Helen Slater's Myths of Ancient Greece, Roger Day's Marsh Mud Madness and the 2014 Grammy nominees for Best Music for Children

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Tech Talk

Busy Mom Timesavers

Busy Mom Timesavers

Digital shortcuts like grocery delivery, meal planning and organizational websites, apps and online services give busy parents more quality family time.

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Attractions & Events

The Inside Scoop

The Inside Scoop

Indoor play venues in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey.

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Family Fun Features

The Inside Scoop

The Inside Scoop

Indoor play venues in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey.

Indoor Fun Guide 2014

Indoor Fun Guide 2014

Beat the winter blues with days of play! At local indoor attractions, kids can get exercise, create art and go skating.

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

How to go plan a destination family vacation when you've got a child with special needs.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

MetroKids Mom: Julie Keeton

MetroKids Mom: Julie Keeton

Meet Julie Keeton, whose family has been uprooted to Philadelphia from Tennessee while her son, Weston, awaits a heart/lung transplant at CHOP.

The Benefits of Summer Camp

The Benefits of Summer Camp

The intangible, lifelong benefits of the summer camp experience include confidence, being a team player and friendship.

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

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Early Education

Early Literacy Basics

Early Literacy Basics

Get babies and toddlers ready to read with simple pre-reading games.

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Education Features

National Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week

In honor of National Catholic School Week 2014, several area educators and parents weigh in on why a Catholic school education matters in the modern world.

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Education & Child Care

Early Literacy Basics

Early Literacy Basics

Get babies and toddlers ready to read with simple pre-reading games.

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Mom Matters

Busy Mom Timesavers

Busy Mom Timesavers

Digital shortcuts like grocery delivery, meal planning and organizational websites, apps and online services give busy parents more quality family time.

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Health & Nutrition

Headaches & Hormones

Headaches & Hormones

Women's headaches are often caused by hormones. Here's how to handle the pain.

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks

Easy, kid-friendly, gluten-free make-and-take snacks

Afraid of the Doctor?

Afraid of the Doctor?

How to help kids deal with their fear of needles and going to the pediatrician

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New Mom

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

Early Literacy Basics

Early Literacy Basics

Get babies and toddlers ready to read with simple pre-reading games.

Safe Swaddling

Safe Swaddling

Learn to swaddle your baby in a safe, hip-healthy way.

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Solutions

Do Sticker Charts Work?

Do Sticker Charts Work?

Reward systems like sticker and behavior charts can backfire on parents who use them for positive discipline.

Busy Mom Timesavers

Busy Mom Timesavers

Digital shortcuts like grocery delivery, meal planning and organizational websites, apps and online services give busy parents more quality family time.

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SpecialKids

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

How to go plan a destination family vacation when you've got a child with special needs.

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Special Needs Parenting

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

Vacation Planning and Special Needs

How to go plan a destination family vacation when you've got a child with special needs.

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