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September 2014

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Food & Nutrition

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Get the kids in the kitchen to help make easy, healthy after school snacks.

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Healthy Living

Autism and Weight

Autism and Weight

Kids with autism are more likely to have weight issues. Learn how to help kids with ASDs get active in the Philly area.

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Medical

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Immunization facts to help you plan your kids' vaccination schedule. Plus, the truth about vaccines and autism.

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Home Life

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

What to do in Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA with kids

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Book Reviews

Kids Book Reviews: September 2014

Kids Book Reviews: September 2014

Reviews of the kids history books The History of Money and The Industrial Revolution for Kids

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

How much are parents (and teachers) spending on school supplies in 2014?

College Savings Strategies

College Savings Strategies

The best college savings strategies, from a 529 to rebate programs

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

How much are parents (and teachers) spending on school supplies in 2014?

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Music Reviews

Kids Music Reviews: September 2014

Kids Music Reviews: September 2014

Kids Corner host Kathy O'Connell reviews More Multicultural Children's Songs and "Imaginary Friend," previews a Gustafer Yellowgold concert and suggests educational tunes for back to school time.

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Tech Talk

Mommy Blogs

Mommy Blogs

MK's mommy bloggers share why they find the act of online journaling so rewarding.

Technology in Schools

Technology in Schools

Teachers at area schools rely on classroom technology in the form of iPads, laptops and open source software for digital learning.

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Your Home

Geek Chic

Back to school eyewear and braces style

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Family Fun Features

Children's Theater Guide 2014

Children's Theater Guide 2014

Kid-friendly and family performances on local stages during the 2014-2015 season.

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

What to do in Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA with kids

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

What to do in Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA with kids

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

Take the Kids: Lambertville & New Hope

What to do in Lambertville, NJ and New Hope, PA with kids

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet Our CoverKids

Meet Our CoverKids

Meet our CoverKids, winners of the Main Line Talent Show

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Camps & Classes

Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

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Classes

Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

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Education

Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

Common Core Pros & Cons

Common Core Pros & Cons

Educational experts and parents weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Education Features

College Savings Strategies

College Savings Strategies

The best college savings strategies, from a 529 to rebate programs

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

How much are parents (and teachers) spending on school supplies in 2014?

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

22 ways to get involved and volunteer at your kids' school.

Technology in Schools

Technology in Schools

Teachers at area schools rely on classroom technology in the form of iPads, laptops and open source software for digital learning.

Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

Common Core Pros & Cons

Common Core Pros & Cons

Educational experts and parents weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

High School Superlatives

High School Superlatives

A fun listing of academic, club, sports and campus bests from the area's public high schools

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Elementary Education

Common Core Pros & Cons

Common Core Pros & Cons

Educational experts and parents weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

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Seconday Education

College Savings Strategies

College Savings Strategies

The best college savings strategies, from a 529 to rebate programs

Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

Common Core Pros & Cons

Common Core Pros & Cons

Educational experts and parents weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

High School Superlatives

High School Superlatives

A fun listing of academic, club, sports and campus bests from the area's public high schools

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Educator's Edition

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

22 ways to get involved and volunteer at your kids' school.

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In Style

Geek Chic

Back to school eyewear and braces style

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Mom Matters

Mommy Blogs

Mommy Blogs

MK's mommy bloggers share why they find the act of online journaling so rewarding.

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Health & Nutrition

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Immunization facts to help you plan your kids' vaccination schedule. Plus, the truth about vaccines and autism.

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Kids in the Kitchen: After School Snacks

Get the kids in the kitchen to help make easy, healthy after school snacks.

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Elementary Age

Geek Chic

Back to school eyewear and braces style

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Tweens & Teens

Geek Chic

Back to school eyewear and braces style

High School Superlatives

High School Superlatives

A fun listing of academic, club, sports and campus bests from the area's public high schools

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Solutions

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Vaccinations: What Parents Need to Know

Immunization facts to help you plan your kids' vaccination schedule. Plus, the truth about vaccines and autism.

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

22 ways to get involved and volunteer at your kids' school.

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Special Needs Parenting

Autism and Weight

Autism and Weight

Kids with autism are more likely to have weight issues. Learn how to help kids with ASDs get active in the Philly area.

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Autism Research & Advice

Autism and Weight

Autism and Weight

Kids with autism are more likely to have weight issues. Learn how to help kids with ASDs get active in the Philly area.

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