FYI - April 2013

Get down to Earth Day!

Roundup of this weekend's family and kids' events in the Philadelphia area, South Jersey and Delaware, April 18-21, 2013, including Earth Day festivals and the Philadelphia Science Festival Carnival.

Kids and the Boston Marathon Bombings

If we as adults have problems coming to terms with the tragic events that occurred at the Boston Marathon earlier this week, just think how our kids feel. My 7th-grader came home from school the day after the bombings asking…

Moms Rally for Gun Control

This past Saturday, Brandon Holt, a 6-year-old Toms River boy accidentally shot dead when a 4-year-old friend picked up a rifle during a playdate, was laid to rest. That same day, a group of area mothers rallied at LOVE Park…

Happy International Children's Book Day!

It's International Children's Book Day, the annual celebration of kiddie lit that's taken place since 1968 on April 2, the birthdate of Hans Christian Andersen. We love kids' books here at MetroKids, and our award-winning book reviews have long been…