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December 2011

Metro Parent Magazine
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It's a Creative Christmas (and Hanukkah!) in the 2011 Metro Parent Holiday "It" List gift guide for families. Find this, Shrinky Dinks crafts and loads more in the December 2011 issue of Metro Parent. Check out the contents here; then, find a newsstand near you.


2011 Holiday 'It' List
Print: Check out a cool crop of toys that tap into kids' DIY spirit and more
Web: The ultimate 26 toys for creatives, teens, babies and plush fans and more
Win: We're giving away 18 toys on our list – enter these contests now!

Adopting a Family Pet
Print: Looking for a 'furever' friend? Consider adopting a shelter dog or cat.
Web: Get advice from local adoptive pet owners!


The Spread
Print: A Shrinky-Dink Christmas: Create cool
Web: Craft some Angry Bird ornaments for the holiday tree!

Metro Parent Memory Wall
Season of surprises: Fun stories about the Doll Hospital & Toy Soldier Shop in Berkley, our Y2K CoverKid, weird holiday facts and more!


Little Ones
Training pants time

Big Kids
Encouraging optimism

Tweens & Teens
New Year's resolutions

Little Lessons
Photography 101


Family Fun Guide
Print: Cream of the crop calendar of events for December 2011
Web: The Metro Parent December 2011 online calendar has even more fun!

Dining Out With Dad
Barrio Tacos & Tequila, Birmingham


  • Family Itineraries – Compilation
  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
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