MetroKids - December 2013 December 1, 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Family Life, Goods, Money, PlayToy Test 2013MetroKids readers test and review toys for MK's annual Toy Test. Book ReviewsGift Books for KidsReviews of gift books for kids: Chip Kidd’s Go, Animation Studio, Nina’s Book of Little Things and The Goods by McSweeney’s Mom Matters, Mom's HealthHow to Boost Your Immune System10 ways to keep your immune system strong during winter ClassesClasses Build ConfidenceHow to boost kids’ confidence in after-school arts and sports classes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware MoneyThe Consignment Shop ExperienceConsignment shops offer high fashion for moms and kids at a bargain price Music ReviewsHoliday Music for KidsKids Corner's Kathy O'Connell rounds up kids’ holiday music, including The Sounding Joy, “Nicki and the Crew,” Trout Fishing in America and The Night Before on WXPN Camps & Classes, MoneyEarly Bird Camp DiscountsThe benefits of early bird camp registration TravelWinter Wonderland: The PoconosA roundup of family resorts and winter fun for a weekend getaway to the Poconos Food & Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Healthy LivingHoliday Party: Guilt-Free EatingHow to eat healthy and still enjoy a holiday party. Plus, directions to make a festive, healthy Veggie Tree. Meet a MetroKids Mom, Special Needs ParentingMK Mom: Larisa ParkerMK Mom Larisa Parker shares how she parents her family of four Home Life, News & Views, PlayMy Favorite ThingsIn honor of our Toy Test, Philly-area celebs share memories of receiving their favorite toy as kids Family Life, Home Life, SolutionsHoliday Sibling RivalryWhat to do when holiday gifts cause sibling rivalry Health & Nutrition, MedicalJuvenile Arthritis: Never Too Young300,000 American kids suffer from juvenile idiopathic arthritis, yet the condition is often misdiagnosed as growing pains. Learn to tell the difference. Family Life, Money, PlayCultural Memberships: The Gift That Keeps on GivingA family membership to the area’s cultural institutions are the gift that keeps on giving Family Fun FeaturesThe Ultimate Holiday GuideHoliday activities in Pennsylvania, Delaware and South Jersey. Special Needs ParentingSleep Issues in Kids with Special NeedsHow to deal with the snoring, sleep apnea and sleep disorders that often affect kids with special needs and can be linked to learning disabilities.