MetroKids - March 2013 March 1, 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Early EducationDay care teachers want parents to know: 'We're educators!'A sampling of day care directors and teachers also want parents to encourage their toddlers to be more independent. Meet a MetroKids MomShanese I. Johnson, Esq.Meet our March 2013 mom of the month. Mom Matters, Mom's HealthCould those be age spots?Age spots, those light- or dark-brown, flat marks that develop on the skin. They can make us appear older. Most can be removed or Camps & ClassesLanguage camps: more than wordsAt select summer camps, children can explore a different culture while experiencing full immersion in a world language. Music ReviewsAdventurous wit from Billy KellyBill Kelly's adventurous songwriting mixes clever lyrics with a range of musical styes.He brings complex themes to simple songs. GoodsThink bigSometimes, you buy something just to make you giggle. We’re not sure why oversized, everyday items are so amusing, but these too-big trinkets at GreatBigStuff.com will definitely put a smile on your face. Tech TalkAvoid Snapchat snap judgmentsParents can influence how teens use the popular messaging app, which sends photos or short videos that disappear in 10 seconds. Book ReviewsArt, shadows and soulful apesChildren's book topics include a lively little girl's museum visit, cutouts designed to produce intriguing shadows and a sumptuous counting book based on apes. Medical10 Dangers That Overtired Kids FaceToday's children are notoriously sleep-deprived. The more you know about chronic overtiredness, the better able you'll be to spot it. Camps & Classes, CareDay camp or day care?Summer day camps offer many of the advantages of day care as well as fun and active outdoor play. Family Fun FeaturesArt $martsMany museums, art centers and events in the Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware areas offer free and low-cost ways to experience art with your family. BabiesBaby food for thoughtPediatricians and safety experts answer FAQs about baby food. Did you know store-brand formulas like Parent's Choice or up & up can save $600 per year? SolutionsHome alone: Is your child ready?Here are ideas to determine if your child is ready, rules to consider and additional resources. Special Needs ParentingEARLY INTERVENTIONIf you suspect a developmental delay, initial services could be critically important to your child.