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MetroKids

June 2013

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Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

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Food & Nutrition

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

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Medical

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

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Home Life

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Expert advice to help your child cope with the death of a cherished dog, cat, bird or any other type of pet.

Kids' Music CD Reviews

Kids' Music CD Reviews

Kathy O’Connell, host of the Philadelphia radio show Kids Corner, reviews three kids’ music CDs: Deep Sea Diver by Recess Monkey, Bandwagon by Joanie Leeds and In Full Bloom by the Plants.

Container Gardening With Kids

Container Gardening With Kids

Plant an easy-care vegetable, herb or flower container garden with the kids’ help.

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

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Book Reviews

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

Chalk It Up

Chalk It Up

Kids can hit the pavement with fun and funky sidewalk chalk this summer, including bold and bright colors by Crayola, and funky and fun designs by The Chalk Shop on Etsy.com.

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Music Reviews

Kids' Music CD Reviews

Kids' Music CD Reviews

Kathy O’Connell, host of the Philadelphia radio show Kids Corner, reviews three kids’ music CDs: Deep Sea Diver by Recess Monkey, Bandwagon by Joanie Leeds and In Full Bloom by the Plants.

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Your Home

Container Gardening With Kids

Container Gardening With Kids

Plant an easy-care vegetable, herb or flower container garden with the kids’ help.

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Family Fun Features

Shore got it: free family fun this summer

Shore got it: free family fun this summer

Your guide to free summer kids' and family fun at area shores in South Jersey and Delaware, including free concerts, festivals, beach activities and special events.

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Summer math activities and enrichment games help preschool and elementary school kids maintain academic skills at home.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Aviva Weiss

Aviva Weiss

Meet our June 2013 mom of the month, Aviva Weiss, founder of Fun and Function, a company that produces toys and therapy equipment for children with special needs.

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Camps & Classes

Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Kids love the freedom and fun of overnight camps, but parents still worry about sending their kids off for the summer. Learn how to stop your sleepaway camp stress.

Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Kids love the freedom and fun of overnight camps, but parents still worry about sending their kids off for the summer. Learn how to stop your sleepaway camp stress.

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Education

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Summer math activities and enrichment games help preschool and elementary school kids maintain academic skills at home.

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

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Early Education

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Summer math activities and enrichment games help preschool and elementary school kids maintain academic skills at home.

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Elementary Education

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Fun Math Games Encourage Summer Learning

Summer math activities and enrichment games help preschool and elementary school kids maintain academic skills at home.

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Education & Child Care

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

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Family Life

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Expert advice to help your child cope with the death of a cherished dog, cat, bird or any other type of pet.

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

Date Night May Save Your Marriage

Date Night May Save Your Marriage

Kids challenge the strongest relationship. Save your marriage by making a date to communicate, plan and schedule date night with our “Couple’s Calendar

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

Container Gardening With Kids

Container Gardening With Kids

Plant an easy-care vegetable, herb or flower container garden with the kids’ help.

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

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Mom Matters

Date Night May Save Your Marriage

Date Night May Save Your Marriage

Kids challenge the strongest relationship. Save your marriage by making a date to communicate, plan and schedule date night with our “Couple’s Calendar

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Health & Nutrition

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Do Earbuds Cause Hearing Loss in Kids?

Earbuds cause hearing impairment in children and can cause hearing loss. Learn how to safely use earbuds for kids and how to determine if sounds are too loud for children.

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

Seek Nutritional Facts – Avoid Fad Diets

A key to any healthy diet is to avoid miracle foods, unrealistic weight loss guarantees and diet scams. Learn how to find the best diet for you and identify diet myths and bad nutritional information.

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

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Parenting

How to Stop a Bully

How to Stop a Bully

This anti bullying strategy teaches kids self-defense with social skills.

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Expert advice to help your child cope with the death of a cherished dog, cat, bird or any other type of pet.

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

Great Kids' Summer Reading by Age

This children’s summer reading list from The Horn Book suggests great new books for kids for preschool, elementary school, middle school and high school students.

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Elementary Age

How to Stop a Bully

How to Stop a Bully

This anti bullying strategy teaches kids self-defense with social skills.

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Tweens & Teens

How to Stop a Bully

How to Stop a Bully

This anti bullying strategy teaches kids self-defense with social skills.

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Solutions

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Help Kids Cope With Pet Loss

Expert advice to help your child cope with the death of a cherished dog, cat, bird or any other type of pet.

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SpecialKids

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

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Other Disabilities Research & Advice

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

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Special Needs Parenting

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in Kids on the Rise

ADHD in kids is rising dramatically. Philadelphia-area experts discuss the new ADHD information and what parents should do if they feel their child is misdiagnosed.

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