MetroKids - October 2013 October 1, 2013 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin Health & Nutrition, Healthy LivingKids and Plastic SurgeryWhy kids and teens want plastic surgery and what makes a good candidate for cosmetic procedures. Plus, frequently performed procedures, trends and parent concerns. Family Fun FeaturesPumpkins, Parades & Plenty of Fun!Family-friendly Halloween and harvest events throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs, South Jersey and Delaware. Music ReviewsHappy 25th Anniversary, Kids Corner!Celebrate the silver anniversary of WXPN’s seminal kids’ radio show with irrepressible host(and MK music reviewer) Kathy O’Connell, who recently spoke with us about her storied career. Food & Nutrition, Party Features, Your HomeDIY Halloween Crafts & TreatsKids can help make decorations, food and games for a DIY home Halloween party. Meet a MetroKids MomMK Mom: Anna SendersMK reader and Philly resident Anna Senders shares her area and family faves. Secondary EducationCollege Credit in High SchoolDual enrollment, AP classes and other programs teens earn college credit before high school graduation. Book ReviewsKids' Book Reviews: When Old Was NewKids' book reviews of Electrical Wizard and Randolph Caldecott: The Man Who Could Not Stop Drawing Health & Nutrition, Mom's HealthThe Pink Ribbon ReportTrends and treatment options in the fight against breast cancer Health & Nutrition, Mom's HealthWhen Mom Has CancerBreast cancer survivor Sharon Hart, her teenage son and experts discuss ways to talk with kids about their mom's cancer diagnosis. Tech TalkFinding Digital BalanceWhat parent doesn’t have a love-hate relationship with technology? TV, video games, social networks, cell phones and all the rest have a legitimate role to play in healthy, happy lives. Yet too many of us have seen our kids get… Food & NutritionScary FoodsDietary research debunks widespread fear factors about consuming fish, eggs, sugar substitutes and flavored milk. Special Needs ParentingVocational Training Prepares Young Adults for the FutureHow vocational training in the Delaware Valley prepares students for career success. Plus, school-to-adult transition planning begins at 14. Early Education, Elementary Age, Elementary EducationPrep for Parent-Teacher ConferencesHow to have a successful parent-teacher conference Tweens & TeensHelp Teens Learn from Their MistakesLearn to turn a teenager's mistake into a valuable teaching moment.