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October 2011

Metro Parent Magazine
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From candy creature crafts and DIY Halloween to Sandwich Generation and special needs, the Metro Parent October issue is full of tips and advice. Check out the contents here; then, find a newsstand near you.


Brace Yourself!
The good, bad and what you should know about orthodontics

The Magic of Homemade Halloween Costumes
Making one with your kids = memories for a lifetime
Plus: Tips on DIY Halloween costumes for kids, from SweetJuniper.com

Skeletons in Your Closet
Should you tell your kids about your past?

Special Needs
Metro Parent's special needs section for October 2011 spotlights:

  • Feature Story: Dads Dealing with Diagnosis
  • Special Needs Bookshelf: Dyslexia, sensorimotor activities, "Songames," autism and more
  • Special Needs Briefs: New Down syndrome drug, alternative ADHD treatments and more


The Spread
Candy creatures and PB&J skull sandwiches

Metro Dad
Meet local dad Rob Mies of the Organization for Bat Conservation

Metro Parent Memory Wall
What's in your time capsule? Halloween flashback, the Metro Parent Memory Vault and more


Little Ones
Baby grooming basics

Big Kids
Calming kids' fears

Tweens & Teens
Why they lie – and what to do


Dining Out with Dad
Sherwood Brewing Company, Shelby Township


  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
  • Sandwich Generation
  • Taste of Home Cooking School
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