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September 2011

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Medical

Migraines Often Go Undetected

Migraines Often Go Undetected

Many parents overlook the problem because not much is known about migraines.

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Book Reviews

Meet Mozart's Sister

Meet Mozart's Sister

Children's book reviews include the story of Mozart's sister and mysteries surrounding 13 artists.

The Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch

Innovative and eco-friendly lunchtime storage solutions

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Music Reviews

 Trout Book/CD Features Farm Life

Trout Book/CD Features Farm Life

Trout Fishing in America’s new Book/CD, Chicken Joe Forgets Something Important features upbeat new songs and modernistic drawings of old-fashioned farm life.

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Tech Talk

A Parents' Guide to Online Videos

A Parents' Guide to Online Videos

If your kids have discovered video sites such as YouTube, here are ways to guide their viewing and posting habits.

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Family Fun Features

For Families at Fringe

For Families at Fringe

Kid-friendly shows at Philly's avant-garde arts fest, Sept. 2-18

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Ask Momma

'I Can't Stand Playing Barbies!'

'I Can't Stand Playing Barbies!'

Momma's humorous solution to a common dilemma

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Elizabeth Mitchell

Elizabeth Mitchell

Meet our September mom of the month

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MomSpeak

Life on Skates

Life on Skates

Mom blogger Trish Adkins, skating with her daughter, learns that falling doesn't matter much. What matters is the standing back up.

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Classes

Help Your Little One To Love Music

Help Your Little One To Love Music

It’s easy to encourage a love of music in a young kid. Here are tips from children’s musician Marnie Grey and MetroKids readers.

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Education Features

 A Teacher's  Open House Suggestions

A Teacher's Open House Suggestions

When you visit your child's classroom, keep in mind that the teacher might be nervous and isn't there to defend school board policies.

Is Your Child Gifted?

Is Your Child Gifted?

Here's how parents can recognize and help their schools to appropriately challenge exceptionally talented kids.

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Mom Matters

10 Reasons to Join a Mom's Club

10 Reasons to Join a Mom's Club

They offer way more than a morning out. Here are 10 reasons to consider joining one.

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Health & Nutrition

Migraines Often Go Undetected

Migraines Often Go Undetected

Many parents overlook the problem because not much is known about migraines.

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Toddlers

How To Handle Preschool Bullies

How To Handle Preschool Bullies

Preschool bullying isn't readily noticed. Here's how to recognize it and what you can do.

Help Your Little One To Love Music

Help Your Little One To Love Music

It’s easy to encourage a love of music in a young kid. Here are tips from children’s musician Marnie Grey and MetroKids readers.

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Solutions

Values in a Charlie Sheen World

Values in a Charlie Sheen World

Where do we find people who exhibit core values for our kids? We can start with ourselves.

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Special Needs Parenting

How To Find Social Skills Support

How To Find Social Skills Support

Social practice for kids with autism spectrum disorders and other cognitive deficits can be hard to find. Here's where to look.

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