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November 2010

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Healthy Living

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

Some 62% of allergy patients suffer symptoms from indoor allergens. Here's how you can reduce the effects of dust mites, mold, pet dander and other indoor allergy culprits.

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Book Reviews

A Tween & Teen Man Skills Manual

A Tween & Teen Man Skills Manual

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

$ave Money at the $upermarket

$ave Money at the $upermarket

It takes time, discipline and awareness to save at the supermarket. Here are tips, some of them surprising, that will save you money.

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Music Reviews

The Top 10 Kids' CDs of 2010

The Top 10 Kids' CDs of 2010

Justin Roberts is the McCartney of children's music. His grammy-worthy CD Jungle Gym holds together brilliantly.

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Tech Talk

Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Children and families can find wondeful opportunities on the Internet for charitable giving and participating in good causes.

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Your Home

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

Some 62% of allergy patients suffer symptoms from indoor allergens. Here's how you can reduce the effects of dust mites, mold, pet dander and other indoor allergy culprits.

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Family Fun Features

History Museums Guide

History Museums Guide

Fun facts, tour tips & ways to save on a family field trip

Family Concerts

Family Concerts

Concerts by kids & for kids make it a music-filled November.

New This Month

New This Month

Classic musicals, an anti-bullying show for kids and holiday happenings. Plus: Wanda Sykes in Annie

Jewish History Museum To Reopen

Jewish History Museum To Reopen

The National Museum of American Jewish History is set to reopen Nov. 26 in Philadelphia after a $150 million rennovation.

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Updates

Kids’ Med Measuring Cups Criticized

Kids’ Med Measuring Cups Criticized

The measuring cups or devices packaged with over-the-counter (OTC) liquid children’s medication contained inconsistencies or useless information in almost every sample in a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

PA Ski Program for Grades 4 & 5

PA Ski Program for Grades 4 & 5

More than 20 Pennsylvania ski resorts are again offering the Snowpass program, which gives 4th and 5th graders a one-day lift ticket, lesson and ski rental when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Education

Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Parents of high school seniors can begin to find financial aid in the fall by understanding FAFSA, the federal form that determines how much aid a student is eligible to receive.

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Education Features

Recognize & Prevent Cyberbullying

Recognize & Prevent Cyberbullying

Here's how parents can respond to online attacks and to recognize and prevent cyberbullying.

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Elementary Education

Multiplication Tables: A Key Skill

Multiplication Tables: A Key Skill

Kids who don't learn their multiplication facts have difficulty with later courses such as algebra. Here's how to help them learn.

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Seconday Education

Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Financial Aid Begins with FAFSA

Parents of high school seniors can begin to find financial aid in the fall by understanding FAFSA, the federal form that determines how much aid a student is eligible to receive.

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In Style

Mastering Math Through Play

Mastering Math Through Play

Integrating math concepts into your kids' playtime can be as easy as 1-2-3.

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Mom Matters

Where Are the Jobs?

Where Are the Jobs?

Despite high unemployment, some Delaware Valley sectors are hiring.

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Health & Nutrition

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

5 Tips to Fight Indoor Allergies

Some 62% of allergy patients suffer symptoms from indoor allergens. Here's how you can reduce the effects of dust mites, mold, pet dander and other indoor allergy culprits.

Prepare for Baby's First Haircut

Prepare for Baby's First Haircut

http://www.parents.com/baby/care/bath/baby-first-haircut/

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Tweens & Teens

Recognize & Prevent Cyberbullying

Recognize & Prevent Cyberbullying

Here's how parents can respond to online attacks and to recognize and prevent cyberbullying.

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Solutions

Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Good Deeds Are a Click Away

Children and families can find wondeful opportunities on the Internet for charitable giving and participating in good causes.

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Special Needs Parenting

Is Private School the Answer?

Is Private School the Answer?

For kids with special needs, receiving independent school tuition hinges on wheher the home district can provide an apppropriate education.

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