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March 2010

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Food & Nutrition

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Americans love cheese, but most cheeses are high in calories and fat. Here are tips to fit cheese into a healthy diet.

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Medical

What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

You can cope best by staying calm, calling for help and gathering information.

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Book Reviews

Women Not To Be Taken for Granted

Women Not To Be Taken for Granted

During Women's History Month and beyond, kids will enjoy these books about or including famous women.

Get More for Your Used Car

Get More for Your Used Car

You can almost always get more money selling a used car yourself. Here's how.

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Music Reviews

Share What You Love!

Share What You Love!

Lullabies plow common ground for new parents and their babies. You can sample these lullabies and stress-busters online.

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Tech Talk

Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Common Sense Media has created a 3.5-minute video guide to help parents figure out the latest Facebook privacy settings.

Facebook and College Admissions

Facebook and College Admissions

Inappropriate online pages can hurt college chances. Creative expression can sometimes help.

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Family Fun Features

New This Month

New This Month

A Japanese festival, hippo birthday, historical tours, playgrounds & gardens, fairytales & more

Spotlight On...

Spotlight On...

Blooming flowers, Easter Bunny sightings, egg hunts, Passover celebrations & other springtime fun

Guide to Art Museums

Guide to Art Museums

Tour tips & ways to save when planning a family field trip with your budding Picasso

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Updates

Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Facebook Privacy Video for Parents

Common Sense Media has created a 3.5-minute video guide to help parents figure out the latest Facebook privacy settings.

1 Million Baby Slings Recalled; Parents Urged To Use Caution

1 Million Baby Slings Recalled; Parents Urged To Use Caution

Infantino recalls baby carriers after 3 deaths. The CPSC urges parents to use slings cautiously, especially with infants younger than 4 months old.

MetroKids Wins Press Awards

MetroKids Wins Press Awards

MetroKids received Parenting Publications of America 2009 Gold Awards for its calendar section and children's book reviews, and four awards from the Delaware Press Association.

Free Kids' Earthquake E-Book

Free Kids' Earthquake E-Book

Education section and teaching guide build on fictional account of pandas following 2008 China quake.

Special Needs Camps Empower Kids

Special Needs Camps Empower Kids

Kids with special needs don’t have to miss out on the summer camp experience. Many camps are geared to specific disabilities. Others work hard to accommodate special needs.

Ready for Overnight Camp?

Ready for Overnight Camp?

Camp directors say there's no magic age, but younger kids often adjust better than teen first-time campers.

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Early Education

Preschool Teachers Speak Out

Preschool Teachers Speak Out

Here’s what preschool teachers would say to inconsiderate moms and dads — but don’t dare.

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Education Features

Charters Broaden School Options

Charters Broaden School Options

Charters have broadened public school options to include choices such as college prep, business, arts and online environments.

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Elementary Education

Make Elementary Homework Fun

Make Elementary Homework Fun

Homemade games can make it fun to practice counting coins, spelling and vocabulary.

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Seconday Education

Facebook and College Admissions

Facebook and College Admissions

Inappropriate online pages can hurt college chances. Creative expression can sometimes help.

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In Style

Comfy Spring Style

Comfy Spring Style

The lazy days of summer start early this year for kids' fashion.

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Mom Matters

More Than Girl Talk

More Than Girl Talk

Friendships between women can play an essential role in their health and well-being.

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Health & Nutrition

What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

What To Do in a First Aid Emergency

You can cope best by staying calm, calling for help and gathering information.

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Americans love cheese, but most cheeses are high in calories and fat. Here are tips to fit cheese into a healthy diet.

Bonding with Baby Isn't Automatic

Bonding with Baby Isn't Automatic

A deep mother-infant connection can take time, and sometimes help, to develop.

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Special Needs Parenting

Special Needs Camps Empower Kids

Special Needs Camps Empower Kids

Kids with special needs don’t have to miss out on the summer camp experience. Many camps are geared to specific disabilities. Others work hard to accommodate special needs.

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