MetroKids - August 2013 August 1, 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Plugged-In MomsYou love to read us; be part of our team! MetroKids is looking for savvy moms with editorial and social media experience to cover and report on family fun in their home territory. If you’ve got the goods and are… Family Fun FeaturesStuff for History BuffsFamily-friendly history sites to explore in preparation of kids' social studies and world cultures courses, or for kids that just love history! GoodsPlay’s AnatomyCheck out games for kids that explore the human body (the insides!) in a fun & silly way. Meet a MetroKids MomTasha WarrenMeet our August 2013 mom of the month. Book ReviewsAugust 2013 Kids Book ReviewsReviews of three new kids' books: The Watermelon Seed, Brush of the Gods & Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia Music ReviewsAugust 2013 Kids Music ReviewsKids music reviews of Alastair Moock's Singing Our Way Through and Shine & the Moonbeams' self-titled CD. Education Features, SolutionsFocus PointsWith so many social media messages, kids concentration levels are slipping. Help them get their focus back. Education Features, Special Needs Parenting5 Simple Steps to Conquering the Transition from Early Intervention to KindergartenA step-by-step guide to helping children with special needs transition from early intervention services to special education in Kindergarten Food & Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Mom Matters, Mom's HealthVitamin D: Let the Sunshine InLearn why vitamin D is so important to women's health and how to get the recommended dosage in sunlight and supplement form. Family Life, New Moms, Your HomeSafe and SecureHome security systems are high-tech and easy enough for a kid to use. MedicalPhysical Developments: Early PubertyGirls are reaching puberty at younger ages than ever. Find out why and how to have "the puberty talk" in age-appropriate ways. Family Life, MoneyHow to Shop the OutletsBargain-scouting advice and a guide to some of the best outlets in the Philly area, South Jersey and Delaware. Family Life, Secondary Education, Tweens & TeensMiddle School TalkReal tweens dish the dirt on life in the middle school trenches. Child Care, Early Education, Family LifeSoothe Separation AnxietyAn early education expert's advice on reducing preschool separation anxiety. SolutionsGood Kids, Bad OutfitsKids clothing quirks can drive moms nuts. Here's how to help them dress without drama. Plus, kid's clothing do's & don'ts and a list of common school dress codes Classes, Education FeaturesHow to Choose After-School ActivitiesLearn to select just the right after-school enrichment activity to keep your child active and interested. Plus, a guide to after-school activities in Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware. Family Life, Healthy Living, Home Life, SolutionsKid's Best FriendA safety guide to help kids read dogs, to prevent dog bites and allay dog fears.