MetroKids - March 2012 March 1, 2012 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Family Fun FeaturesFirst Look: The Trail of the Lorax at the Philadelphia ZooA new exhibit at the Philadelphia Zoo takes Dr. Seuss' storybook from the page to real life. Ask MommaHow To Dump an Evil ‘Friend’What should a mom do if her 3rd grade daughter's best friend is mean? Here's Mama's somewhat tongue-in-cheek solution. Book ReviewsWomen’s History: Bikes and SpiesWomen's history books for tweens and teens focus on the bicycle and heroes of World War II. MoneySports Travel Teams Can Require A Major Family CommitmentCosts can add up, and the time required can involve transport and fund-raising. Music ReviewsLullabies Open Dreamy WorldsThe best lullaby CDs soothe stressed parents long after baby outgrows them, says reviewer Kathy O'Connell. Here are some recommendations. Mom's Health, New MomsMomsomnia: Reclaim Your RestNearly half of U.S. women report tiredness that interferes with daily life. Here's what you can do about it. Camps & Classes, Special Needs ParentingCamps Teach Special SkillsIf you have a child with special needs seeking to develop skills such as bike or horseback riding, arts, drama or sports, look into summer camps. PlayPlay: A Vital Early Education ToolMany schools have found new ways to incorporate play into learning despite reduced recess and free play time. Camps & Classes5 Academic Camp ConsiderationsIf you're considering an enrichment camp for your child this summer, these criteria can guide your choice. GoodsPuzzles: History in the MakingOur top picks for history-themed puzzles and tips for successfully completing a puzzle as a family Family Fun Features, MoneyKids Eat FreeHow to find the best meal deals for your family Meet a MetroKids MomTeresa H. BergerMeet our March mom of the month. Plus: Teresa's recipe for Rainy Day Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Toddlers, Your HomeMake Cleaning Fun for Little OnesCleaning up teaches kids life skills and a sense of responsibility. Here are some ideas to make it easier and more fun. Camps & ClassesCamps Nourish Healthy HabitsExercise, nutritious meals and outdoor fun are just the start of positive practices. SolutionsShould We Link Children's Allowances To Doing Chores?Do chores provide their own lessons in family responsibility or does tying them to an allowance teach that money comes from work? Medical, SolutionsHow To Identify Speech ProblemsSome kids don't speak all sounds correctly until age 8. Others seem to stutter, but it's normal. Here's how to spot potential problems.