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May 2014

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Food & Nutrition

Calcium Sources for Kids

Calcium Sources for Kids

How to incorporate calcium and vitamin D into kids' diets to build healthy bones and stave off osteoporosis and broken bones.

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Healthy Living

Calcium Sources for Kids

Calcium Sources for Kids

How to incorporate calcium and vitamin D into kids' diets to build healthy bones and stave off osteoporosis and broken bones.

MK Mom Laura Metro

MK Mom Laura Metro

Laura Metro turned her son's near-drowning into a lifelong water safety mission.

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Home Life

Religion and Camps

Religion and Camps

What parents and kids can expect from a summer spent at a religiously affiliated camp

Party Pooper Prevention

Party Pooper Prevention

8 ways to host a kids' birthday party without tantrums, meltdowns and bad behavior

Mother's Day with Your Mother in Law

Mother's Day with Your Mother in Law

Fun ways to spend time with your mother in law as a gift this Mother's Day

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Book Reviews

Kids Books: Leaving China & From Mona Lisa to Marge

Kids Books: Leaving China & From Mona Lisa to Marge

Kids' book reviews of Leaving China and Mona Lisa to Marge

Birthday Parties for Every Budget

Birthday Parties for Every Budget

Philadelphia-area kids birthday party ideas for budgets ranging from under $50 to over $200. Plus: Budget ideas for food, favors, invitations and decorations.

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Music Reviews

Kids Music: Zee Avi, Okee Dokee Brothers, Danny Weinkauf

Kids Music: Zee Avi, Okee Dokee Brothers, Danny Weinkauf

Reviews of new kids' music CDs from Zee Avi, the Okee Dokee Brothers and Danny Weinkauf

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Tech Talk

Kids' Internet Safety

Kids' Internet Safety

How parents can keep kids and teens who use social networks safe from mean comments and cyberbullying

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Attractions & Events

War Memorials and Battlefields

War Memorials and Battlefields

Where to go this Memorial Day in the Delaware Valley to honor those who lost their lives in the fight for freedom.

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Family Fun Features

Make a Day Of It: Mt. Holly, NJ

Make a Day Of It: Mt. Holly, NJ

Kid-friendly places and activities in Mt. Holly, NJ

War Memorials and Battlefields

War Memorials and Battlefields

Where to go this Memorial Day in the Delaware Valley to honor those who lost their lives in the fight for freedom.

The Birthday Trip

The Birthday Trip

The birthday trip is a festive alternative to a kids birthday party

Party Pooper Prevention

Party Pooper Prevention

8 ways to host a kids' birthday party without tantrums, meltdowns and bad behavior

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

Make a Day Of It: Mt. Holly, NJ

Make a Day Of It: Mt. Holly, NJ

Kid-friendly places and activities in Mt. Holly, NJ

The Birthday Trip

The Birthday Trip

The birthday trip is a festive alternative to a kids birthday party

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

MK Mom Laura Metro

MK Mom Laura Metro

Laura Metro turned her son's near-drowning into a lifelong water safety mission.

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Camps & Classes

Camp to Home Communication

Camp to Home Communication

How to stay in touch with your camper and stay in line with camp phone and email policies

Religion and Camps

Religion and Camps

What parents and kids can expect from a summer spent at a religiously affiliated camp

Camp to Home Communication

Camp to Home Communication

How to stay in touch with your camper and stay in line with camp phone and email policies

Religion and Camps

Religion and Camps

What parents and kids can expect from a summer spent at a religiously affiliated camp

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Early Education

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

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Education Features

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

Birthday Treats for School

Birthday Treats for School

Kids celebrate their birthdays in school with style, safe snacks and creative favors.

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Education & Child Care

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

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Family Life

Mother's Day with Your Mother in Law

Mother's Day with Your Mother in Law

Fun ways to spend time with your mother in law as a gift this Mother's Day

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Mom Matters

Birth Stories

Birth Stories

MK readers and Facebook friends celebrate Mother's Day by sharing their birth stories.

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Health & Nutrition

Calcium Sources for Kids

Calcium Sources for Kids

How to incorporate calcium and vitamin D into kids' diets to build healthy bones and stave off osteoporosis and broken bones.

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Parenting

Party Pooper Prevention

Party Pooper Prevention

8 ways to host a kids' birthday party without tantrums, meltdowns and bad behavior

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New Mom

Birth Stories

Birth Stories

MK readers and Facebook friends celebrate Mother's Day by sharing their birth stories.

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Elementary Age

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

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Maternity

Birth Stories

Birth Stories

MK readers and Facebook friends celebrate Mother's Day by sharing their birth stories.

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Toddlers

Play to Learn

Play to Learn

How parents can help kids play to learn, according to UDel's Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Temple's Kathy Hirsh-Pasek.

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Party Features

Birthday Parties for Every Budget

Birthday Parties for Every Budget

Philadelphia-area kids birthday party ideas for budgets ranging from under $50 to over $200. Plus: Budget ideas for food, favors, invitations and decorations.

The Birthday Trip

The Birthday Trip

The birthday trip is a festive alternative to a kids birthday party

Party Pooper Prevention

Party Pooper Prevention

8 ways to host a kids' birthday party without tantrums, meltdowns and bad behavior

Birthday Treats for School

Birthday Treats for School

Kids celebrate their birthdays in school with style, safe snacks and creative favors.

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SpecialKids

Stop Coddling!

Stop Coddling!

Ideas to foster autonomy and independence in kids with special needs

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Special Needs Parenting

Stop Coddling!

Stop Coddling!

Ideas to foster autonomy and independence in kids with special needs

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