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October 2012

Metro Parent Magazine
Table of Contents

FEATURES

Raising Girls with Grit
Print: How to help your daughter become a capable, confident young woman
Web: Find some new role models in our photo gallery of can-do women

Mom, Are We Poor?
Print: What's it like for local families living below the poverty line
Web: Resources for parents and children in need in southeast Michigan

SPECIAL NEEDS

In the Know
ADHD and Off-Label Drugs, Older Dads and Autism, A Preschool for 'Special' Kids and Recommended Reads

The Itch That Can't Be Scratched
Print: A local Chelsea, Mich. girl's story of coping with eczema
Web: Autism Insurance Reform Arrives! Parents and therapists adjust to a new world of covered benefits for all kids

COVERKIDS 2012

CoverKids Winners 2012
Check out the crop of cuties who'll soon grace Metro Parent covers – including our Readers' Choice Winner!

PARENT PIPELINE

Bits & Briefs
Diet vs. Regular Soda, Kids Spending Stats, C.S. Mott's National Poll on Kids Health, Dangerous Detergent and more

Make It-Craft
Print: Make a mummy craft pumpkin
Web: Cute as heck no-carve "funkins" you can make, too

Metro Dad
Local dad and Go Comedy! Improv Theatre director PJ Jacokes is one funny guy

DEPARTMENTS

Little Ones
Beware bedtime cartoons

Big Kids
Oral health and school

Tweens & Teens
Rest before the test

OUT & ABOUT

Calendar
The coolest family October events in southeast Michigan

Shop Around the Corner
Rock Paper Scissors, Ann Arbor

Let's Go
Halloween Weekends in Indiana

SPECIAL ADVERTISING

  • What's In Store
  • Professional Services Directory
  • Family Marketplace
  • Sandwich Generation
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