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February 2011

Metro Parent Magazine
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Love and school are in the air! Check out our February issue for the Eduction 2011 special feature – plus heart-healthy Valentine snacks and more. Find a Metro Parent newsstand near you!


Raising Spiritual Kids
Print: An interview with public radio's On Being host Krista Tippett
Live! See Tippett at the Metro Parent Spirituality & Parenting event on Feb. 15, 2011


Fed Up with Fundraisers
Print: Ten fresh ways to earn your school cash without hustling your friends
Web: Five more fun fundraising alternatives

No More Morning Madness!
Print: Five tips to take the angst out of your a.m. routine
Web: End wardrobe battles with your tween or teen

Dear Teacher
Print: A Q&A roundup with national expert educators
Web: The pros offer more advice in our Dear Teacher blog

Love & Hate
Print: Education excerpts from MetroParent.com's popular blog
Web: Check out Sharon MacDonell's Love & Hate blog, out every Wednesday.

Learning to Adapt
Print: Can assistive technology help your child learn better?
Web: Check out our Special Edition digital publication

The Age of Arrogance
Print: Do American students need to be knocked off their pedestals?
Web: Are you making your kid over-confident? Take our quiz to find out!

Destination Education
Print: Why school trips are all the rage
Web: Figure out what to take with our packing checklist


The Spread
Make heart-healthy risotto and vegan granola with Chef Frank Turner of the Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Bits & Briefs
Adele Diamond appearance, Project Healthy Schools and more

It List
Gnomeo & Juliet, Paul Frank water bottles and more

Metro Mom
Biomedical engineer and Emmy-winner Cynthia Bir


Little Ones
Worry over milestones and autism: Here's how to breathe, evaluate and seek treatment if needed

Big Kids
Germs galore: Cut down your kid's contamination factor in some nasty germ zones

Tweens & Teens
Messy rooms: Here's how to get your young 'slob' to clean up the act

Along the Way
A dad ponders the perils of puberty and dating

Let's Go
Discovery Cove in Orlando, Florida


  • Camp 2011
  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
  • Education Resource Directory


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