MetroKids - May 2012 May 1, 2012 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin BabiesSophia and Jacob Top Baby NamesIt's a first for Sophia. Jacob has led baby boy names for 13 years. Mason was the only name that cracked either list's top 10 for the first time. Was it because of Mason Kardashian? Early EducationEarly Education: Nature & HealthHere are ways to create environments that foster a healthy relationship between children and nature. Book ReviewsMaurice Sendak Dies at 83The Rosenbach Museum & Library in Philadelphia is the major repository for the beloved children's illustrator and author. Ask MommaAdvice Is Hard To Swallow!Momma's sort of tongue-in-cheek advice when you get unwelcome advice about breastfeeding: It's your life and your child. Camps & ClassesWhy Kids Say They Love CampFriends, challenges, science experiments, acceptance, the food, the freedom to be themselves — that's why kids love camp! Mom MattersAfter Baby Arrives, Still Friends!Having a baby doesn't mean your friendships have to go south. Reach out, make adjustments and include old friends in your new life. Book ReviewsBooks Can Help Parents Discuss Tough Topics with TeensReading the same book as their child can help parents discuss difficult issues such as date rape, drugs, alcohol and weight. Music ReviewsThe Okee Dokees Brothers’ Excellent AdventureAvailable in CD or DVD, this chronicle of a trip down the Mississippi River is a treasure for family music and traditional folk fans alike. Camps & ClassesDAY CAMP DECISIONSIs your child ready? Which camp is right? How do you prepare? Advice for parents of young first-time day campers. Health & Nutrition, Medical4 Family Stress BustersYou often can't hide emotional issues from your kids. So take stock, take time, have some fun and take care of yourself Healthy Living, SolutionsStart Early with Bike HelmetsAs soon as children begin riding a tricycle, parents should buy them a bicycle helmet to prevent head injuries. Party FeaturesHot Ideas for Cool PartiesBirthday celebrations can range from hip at-home parties to museum trips and fun at your child's favorite activity. GoodsPhoto BooksThese specialty sites emphasize innovative processes that make creating custom keepsakes simple and fun. Meet a MetroKids MomMelissa Street-CaulderMeet our May mom of the month. Party Features, Special Needs ParentingSpecial Parties for Special NeedsCareful organization, extra help and sometimes the expertise of an entertainer or party provider can make your child's birthday a happy one. Secondary EducationHosting a Foreign Exchange StudentIt can be a wonderful family experience, a way for your kids to learn more about the world without leaving home.