MetroKids - September 2010 September 1, 2010 Site Staff FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedin UpdatesMassive Fisher Price Toy RecallTricycles, play sets, high cheers and Wheelies Rampways contain portruding parts or pose choking hazards. UpdatesAbington Again Is One of America's ‘Best Communites for Young People'America's Promise Alliance, founded by Colin Powell, cites numerous groups and programs in honoring Abington for 4th time. Family Fun FeaturesFREE Museum DayParticipating attractions offer FREE admission on Sat., Sept. 25. Education FeaturesStudy Tips: Don't Call It Homework!As your kids throw on their backpacks and head back to school,these ideas can make homework time less of a hassle. Food & Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, Tweens & TeensAre Energy Drink Safe for Kids?There are now at least 200 energy drinks on the market. But is it a good idea for kids or parents to get an energy-drink buzz? Family Fun FeaturesFor the Kids at FringeFamily-appropriate highlights of the 2010 Philadelphia Live Arts Festival + Philly Fringe, Sept. 3-18 ClassesBallet's the Way to Gain Dance SkillsDance studio directors say that no matter what dance style interests your child, a ballet foundation will boost basic skills. Family Fun FeaturesNew This MonthSee paintings, kites, mobiles & more at new art exhibits Family Fun FeaturesFamily Theater GuideFind local shows best for your kids or school group. Plus: Accessible theaters for SpecialKids In StylePlayful School SuppliesBring out a first-day smile with these fun school supplies. Mom MattersWhy Single Moms Don't DateSingle moms are often so busy taking care of their kids’ needs that dating gets put off. Here's how to get started. Special Needs ParentingAre You Ready for an IEP Update?The beginning of the school year is a good time for a review of your child's IEP. You can establish goals for the school year and meet new members of your child’s education team. Education Features, Mom Matters7 Ways to Conquer PaperworkA good system to handle school paperwork will save you time, energy and a lot of headaches. These seven tips will get you started. Book ReviewsArt Books Blend Knowledge and FunFor kids and their parents, art books translate into fun and new ways to see the world, a great blend of education and recreation. Music ReviewsGood Kids Music for Worthy CausesAs natural helpers, kids will be drawn to a pair of CD projects created in response to specific challenges: the earthquake in Haiti and America’s obesity epidemic. SolutionsHow To S t r e t c h TimeLearning to manage your time — and teaching the kids how to manage theirs — gives your family a valuable skill. Money, TempSave Money Buying Kids' ClothesBefore you spend a small fortune on back-to-school clothes, consider these money saving tips. Healthy Living, Toddlers, Your HomeHow To Toddler-Proof Your HomeAs natural explorers, toddlers are injury magnets. A recent study found that childhood injuries peak at 15 to 17 months of age. To keep your fearless adventurer safe and sound, use these toddler-proofing tactics.